Preparation and Planning

Teachers and administrators who would like to become familiar with what students will see, can preview a demo of each assessment.

To view a demo:

Step 1: Log in to

Step 2: Click on Dashboard

Step 3: Choose the assessment subject from the subscribed assessments

Step 4: Click on the preview button (first icon), and a new window will open, click yes

Printing Tokens 

Teachers and administrators can print their student's tokens and distribute them when students are ready for testing. 

To print tokens:

Step 1: Log in to 

Step 2: Click on Dashboard

Step 3: Choose the subject for which you want to print tokens for

Step 4: Next to the assessment group, click on manage users (people looking icon) 

Step 5: Click on export tokens (on the top right-hand-side of the screen) to print individual assessment group tokens

             A dialogue box will pop up asking whether you want to export the tokens as PDF or CSV file

Step 6: Choose the PDF option and print the tokens

Administering assessments

  • On their devices students will go to the URL: and enter the token code provided on their token slip.

  • Students taking the listening comprehension test will need their own set of earphones to work at their own pace.

  • To ensure accurate assessment results, teachers should closely monitor and control the timing. Please note that the following timings are for the tests only and you will need to allocate approximately 10 extra minutes for administration.

  • Mathematics - 45 minutes
    Listening - 40 minutes (students will need their own set of headphones)
    Reading Comprehension - 45 minutes
    Reading Vocabulary - 25 minutes
    Punctuation and Grammar - 30 minutes
    Science, Thinking with Evidence - 45 minutes
    STAR -

  • To help students get familiar with the online assessment, teachers can explain the online screen options available to them shown below.

Online Screen Options for students

  • Students can choose online options, including changing the font, text size to make it larger or smaller, and background theme.

  • Students can see all of the questions at a glance and monitor their progress using the Question Preview feature.

  • The online timer is available to support students during the assessment, however, it is important to note that it will not stop the test at the time allowance. 

  • If a student needs to stop their assessment and continue it at another time, they can click on the "Continue Later" button from the top menu and can resume their assessment using the same token code.

  • When taking the assessment, the student's token will remain active until they click the 'Finish' button. This means that students can log in again with their token and continue their test from where they left off. However, it is important that students click the Finish button at the end of the test to ensure their data is saved. 

There are three token status messages that students may encounter, click here to find out more

Registered: This means the student has been assigned to the assessment but has not yet started it.

Started: This indicates the student has started their assessment but has not yet clicked on the Finish button. The same token can be used to resume the test and complete it.

Finished/Closed: This means the student has clicked on Finish and completed their assessment. They may or may not have responded to the post-assessment feedback questions.