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Choosing a test type

Different subjects have different test types available. The main types are Customised, Adaptive and Writing prompts. Subject Type Maths Custom, Adaptive Reading Custom, Adaptive Pangarau Custom Panui Custom Writing Writing Prompt Tuhituhi Writing Prompt (Task) If you already have a

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Choosing a Writing or Tuhituhi prompt

  Use your professional judgement when choosing a prompt to ensure that it is appropriate for your students. While you are creating your writing test, you can click on the thumbnail images next to the test name to view each

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Creating, reviewing and accepting a Custom or Adaptive test

A: Test Details 1. Select ‘Create New Test' from left menu 2. Click ‘Create Customised Test' or ‘Create Adaptive Test' 3. Enter a Test Name of up to 20 characters. Be specific! Naming conventions make it much easier to find

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Guidelines for creating good Custom and Adaptive Tests

e-asTTle testing is not about answering all questions correctly. 100% correct is not a desirable outcome! In fact, you will get the most useful information from e-asTTle when you set a test where you expect students to answer about 50%

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Create Test Navigation: Writing and Tuhituhi prompts

 A: Test Details 1. Select ‘Create New Test' from left menu. 2. Click ‘Generate Writing/Tuhituhi Prompt'. 3. Enter a Test Name of up to 20 characters. Be specific! Naming conventions make it much easier to find the test later. Students will

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How e-asTTle Adaptive Tests Work

For a basic comparison of Custom and Adaptive tests, see Selecting a Test Type.   When you create an Adaptive test, seven mini-tests are created behind the scenes. The first mini-test has the questions all students assigned to the test

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Copy/Similar Test

Copy a test when you want to: • Add up to 10 minutes extra to an onscreen test, for students who require special considerations. • Re-use last year’s test for this year’s students. This will ensure old and new results can

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Deep and Surface: The SOLO taxonomy used in e-asTTle

The deep and surface scores which are used in e-asTTle Reading, Maths, Panui and Pangarau are based on the SOLO taxonomy. SOLO stands for ‘Structure of observed learning outcomes’. The taxonomy has five levels to describe the quality of student

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Curriculum Maps

You can download the ‘curriculum map’ documents for Reading and Maths here. These pdfs show the curriculum objectives under each e-asTTle curriculum strand. Reading Curriculum Objectives Mathematics Curriculum Objectives        

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Attitude Question Sets

For Reading, Maths and Writing there are multiple sets of attitude questions available. You can choose which set you would like during the test creation process. The relationship between motivation, interest, self-regulation, and engagement towards a subject, and the achievement

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