Before undertaking any type of assessment online with your students, we highly recommend that you:
Ensure that your administrator has uploaded your class from the SMS into your site on www.nzcermarking.org.nz
Before administering a test, you will need to become familiar with the online procedure. LOGIN to your site, Click on the subject you are testing, and activate the demo button to familiarise yourself with the test procedure.
Find out how long each test is so that you can adhere to the correct timings. The following timings are the for the test only - remember that you will need approximately 10 minutes of administration in addition to these test times.
Mathematics - 45 minutes
Listening - 40 minutes
Reading Comprehension - 45minutes
Reading Vocabulary - 25 minutes
Punctuation and Grammar - 30 minutes
Science: Thinking with Evidence - 45 minutes
Junior Science: Thinking with Evidence - 45 minutes
STAR - timings are different for Years 3-6 and Years 7-9 and for the different sub-tests, please check your manual for these.
Print Student Tokens before you set up testing.
For listening comprehension, each student will need their own set of earphones.