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Test Management and Administration

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The primary purpose of the Insight application is to enable users to efficiently and effectively create and administer standards-aligned assessments to students in schools and districts.  There are many options available to users for creating tests, as well as for releasing and administering tests to students.

Tests

For activities and tasks related to tests, Click Tests from the main navigation bar.

You will be presented with a Tests screen listing all of the tests you have access to.  You can filter these by tests you created yourself, tests published to you by the District, and/or tests shared with you by other subscription members.

The Tests page contains links to create a New Test or a New AKO Test, as well as a list of tests with associated assignment administrations.

Filter the list by selecting options from the available menus: Show tests by type from tests you created (my tests), shared with you (shared tests), or published to you (published tests), in selected banks for selected subjects in selected grades.  Select the Search button to begin your search.

For each test, a list of assignments is provided with icons that denote (1) the progress of the assignment and (2) student proficiency.

Tip: Hover over an icon to view more details about the status of the assignment.

Create a New Test

The first step in creating a test is identifying and gathering the questions. From there, the test will be previewed and either modified or saved.

Once you choose the create a New Test link from Insight Shortcuts on the Insight Home page or the top of the Tests page, the Select Questions screen will display. This screen has three (3) navigational tabs available for finding and selecting questions: Select by IndicatorSelect by Passage or Select by Bank.

Select by Indicator will allow you to select questions aligned to your state’s standards or Common Core. Select by Passage lets you choose questions by specific passages that are available to you. Select by Bank will allow you to specify a question bank that you know contains the questions you would like to add. More on Banks management later.

Create a New Test Using Select by Indicator

The first step in creating a test with the Select by Indicator option is to choose a set of standards. Your choices are Common Core or your specific state standards.  Then you will need to select the specific standard document, typically listed by subject area and publication year. Finally, you’ll select the grade level and any specific subject area (where applicable).

If it isn’t already selected, click on the Select by Indicator tab

  • Click on the Show questions from drop down arrow to view the available banks and select the name of the desired bank or all banks
  • Click on the for the state of drop down arrow to toggle between Common Core and your specific state
  • Click on the from the standards in drop down arrow to view the available standards documents and select the name of the desired standards document
  • Click on the in grade drop down arrow to view the available grade levels and select the desired grade level
  • Click on the drop down arrow for subject to view the available subjects and select the desired subject

The screen will refresh with a standards tree that aligns to the elements selected.

  • Expand the standards tree by clicking on the plus sign to the left of each checkbox  

The interface displays the number of items available at each selection level

  • Click the checkbox next to the desired indicator to select it
  • Select as many indicators as desired
  • Click the Show these questions button

The available questions aligned to these standards will display

To preview the question before adding it to your test, place your cursor over a question and a Preview link will appear. Click the link. The Question Preview pop-up window will display. Scroll down by using the scroll bar on the right to view associated metadata and alignments for this question. Use the back and next arrows to navigate forward and backwards through multiple questions in the list.

Tip: If the question is associated with a passage, click on the passage link to preview it.

Close the Question Preview by clicking the X button.

  • Click the Add to test link to add the question to the test. 

Continue to add questions to the test in the same manner until all desired questions have been selected.

Tip: You can go back and select different indicators at any time to show more questions.

As you add questions to the test, a Test Blueprint displays on the right side of the screen and automatically lists your selections as you add them.

Once you have added all the desired questions for your test, click the Create Test button in the Test Blueprint.

The Test Preview page will display with the Question Order and the ability to Add a test session.

Place the cursor over any question to display Preview or Remove options. Click the Remove link to delete a question from the test.
If desired, drag and drop questions to reorder them on the test.


Clicking on the Add More Questions link will return you to the Select Questions page, where more questions can be added using the same process.

You can break a printed test into sessions to make it easier to give a single test over multiple class periods. When printed, this test will have a page break between each session.

  • Under Testing sessions click the  link
  • Click on the drop down arrow to select the question number on which Session 1 will end
  • Click the red minus sign to remove the session

        

  •  Add as many test sessions as desired

When you’ve made all desired changes to the test, create the test by selecting the Create Test button.  The Create Test page will display.

  • Clicking the Cancel button will return you to the Tests page and the test will not be saved
  • Click in the Title field and type a unique name for the test (all tests must have a unique title)
  • Click in the A Brief description field and type a description
  • Click the Test Category drop down arrow and select the desired test type from the list
  • Click the Subject drop down arrow and select the desired subject from the list
  • Click the Grade drop down arrow and select the desired grade from the list
  • Select the appropriate Bank radio button to use an existing bank or to create a new bank
  • Click the drop down arrow to select an existing bank, or
  • Click in the text field and type a unique name to create a new bank
  • Click in the Instructions field and type detailed instructions that will appear to students when taking the test online
  • Select the appropriate radio button to keep the test private or share the test with others in the subscription or district

  • Click the Create Test button to save the test

Create a New Test Using Select by Passage

To create a test using the Select by Passage option, choose the Select by Passage tab on the Select Questions page. 

  • Click the Show passages from drop down arrow to view the available Banks
  • Select the name of the desired bank or all banks
  • Click the for drop down arrow to view the available Subjects
  • Select the name of the desired subject or all subjects
  • Click the in grade drop down arrow to view a list of Grades
  • Select the desired grade
  • Click the in classification and of type drop down arrows to view lists of passage classification and type choices
  • Select the name of the desired classification and type
  • Click the Show these passages button

The screen refreshes with a preview window of passages to choose from that match the elements selected.

Tip: The more elements you select, the fewer passages will return in your search.  It is possible that no passages will return if you have selected too many different elements.

The passages can be browsed in one of two ways:

  • Click the scroll arrows to scroll through a list of thumbnails
  • Click on a desired letter in the alphabet listed above the passage viewer to locate desired passages by the first letter in the title

  • Click on the thumbnail of the desired passage to preview it 

The full passage text will display. Scroll down by using the scroll bar on the right to view associated reading level information for the passage. Use the arrows to navigate forward and backward through the preview of multiple passages.

 

A list of associated questions displays below the selected passage.

To preview the question before adding it to your test, place your cursor over a question and a Preview link will appear. Click the link. The Question Preview pop-up window will display. Scroll down by using the scroll bar on the right to view associated metadata and alignments for this question. Use the back and next arrows to navigate forward and backwards through multiple questions in the list.

Close the Question Preview by clicking the X button.

  • Click the Add to test link to add the question to the test.

Continue to add questions to the test in the same manner until all desired questions have been selected.

Tip: You can go back and select different passages at any time to show more questions.

As you add questions to the test, a Test Blueprint displays on the right side of the screen and automatically lists your selections as you add them. 

Once you have added all the desired questions for your test, click the Create Test button in the Test Blueprint.

The Test Preview page will display with the Question Order and the ability to Add a test session.

Place the cursor over any question to display Preview or Remove options. Click the Remove link to delete a question from the test.

If desired, drag and drop questions to reorder them on the test.

Clicking on the Add More Questions link will return you to the Select Questions page, where more questions can be added using the same process.

You can break a printed test into sessions to make it easier to give a single test over multiple class periods. When printed, this test will have a page break between each session.

  • Under Testing sessions click the Add a test session link
  • Click on the drop down arrow to select the question number on which Session 1 will end
  • Click the red minus sign to remove the session

        

  •  Add as many test sessions as desired

When you’ve made all desired changes to the test, create the test by selecting the  button.  The Create Test page will display.

  • Clicking the Cancel button will return you to the Tests page and the test will not be saved

 

  • Click in the Title field and type a unique name for the test (all tests must have a unique title)
  • Click in the A Brief description field and type a description
  • Click the Test Category drop down arrow and select the desired test type from the list
  • Click the Subject drop down arrow and select the desired subject from the list
  • Click the Grade drop down arrow and select the desired grade from the list
  • Select the appropriate Bank radio button to use an existing bank or to create a new bank
  • Click the drop down arrow to select an existing bank, or
  • Click in the text field and type a unique name to create a new bank
  • Click in the Instructions field and type detailed instructions that will appear to students when taking the test online
  • Select the appropriate radio button to keep the test private or share the test with others in the subscription or district

  • Click the Create Test button to save the test

Create a New Test Using Select by Bank

To create a test using the Select by Bank option, choose the Select by Bank tab on the Select Questions page. 

The Select by Bank screen will display.

  • Click the Show the questions drop down arrow to choose from Show the questions or Show questions with the id(s)

Tip: Showing the questions will return a list of all questions in the selected Bank for the selected subject and grade.  Showing questions with the id(s) allows you to enter a specific question identifier (id) or series of identifiers to return a list of specific questions.  You must know the exact identifiers of the questions you are looking for to use this option.

  • Select the name of the desired bank or all banks
  • Click the for drop down arrow to view the available Subjects. Select the name of the desired subject
  • Click the in grade drop down arrow to view the list of Grades. Select the desired grade
  • Click the options to show only questions with reading passages and/or only questions with no alignments, as desired
  • Click the Show these questions button

The screen refreshes with a list of questions matching the elements selected.

To preview a question before adding it to your test, place your cursor over a question and a Preview link will appear. Click the link. The Question Preview pop-up window will display. Scroll down by using the scroll bar on the right to view associated metadata and alignments for this question. Use the back and next arrows to navigate forward and backwards through multiple questions in the list.

Close the Question Preview by clicking the X button.

  • Click the Add to test link to add the question to the test.

Continue to add questions to the test in the same manner until all desired questions have been selected.

Tip: You can go back and select different passages at any time to show more questions.

As you add questions to the test, a Test Blueprint displays on the right side of the screen and automatically lists your selections as you add them. 

Once you have added all the desired questions for your test, click the Create Test button in the Test Blueprint.

The Test Preview page will display with the Question Order and the ability to Add a test session.

Place the cursor over any question to display Preview or Remove options. Click the Remove link to delete a question from the test.

If desired, drag and drop questions to reorder them on the test.

Clicking on the Add More Questions link will return you to the Select Questions page, where more questions can be added using the same process.

You can break a printed test into sessions to make it easier to give a single test over multiple class periods. When printed, this test will have a page break between each session.

  • Under Testing sessions click the Add a test session link
  • Click on the drop down arrow to select the question number on which Session 1 will end
  • Click the red minus sign to remove the session

        

  •  Add as many test sessions as desired

When you’ve made all desired changes to the test, create the test by selecting the  button.  The Create Test page will display.

  • Clicking the Cancel button will return you to the Tests page and the test will not be saved

 

  • Click in the Title field and type a unique name for the test (all tests must have a unique title)
  • Click in the A Brief description field and type a description
  • Click the Test Category drop down arrow and select the desired test type from the list
  • Click the Subject drop down arrow and select the desired subject from the list
  • Click the Grade drop down arrow and select the desired grade from the list
  • Select the appropriate Bank radio button to use an existing bank or to create a new bank
  • Click the drop down arrow to select an existing bank, or
  • Click in the text field and type a unique name to create a new bank
  • Click in the Instructions field and type detailed instructions that will appear to students when taking the test online
  • Select the appropriate radio button to keep the test private or share the test with others in the subscription or district

  • Click the Create Test button to save the test

 Create an Answer Key Only Test

You can create an Answer Key Only (AKO) test if you have a paper test that you would like to use for testing within the platform.  The AKO test is a quick and easy way to automatically collect, grade, and analyze test results without having to build the item bank for the test.  Students will refer to the paper copy of the test for the questions and answer options, but they will enter their results into Insight either online or via a scan sheet.

To create a new AKO test, go to the Tests page and click on the New AKO test link.

The Create an answer key only test form will display.

  • Click in the Title field and type a unique name for the test
  • Click the Subject drop down arrow and select the desired subject from the list
  • Click the Grade drop down arrow and select the desired grade from the list
  • Click the Bank drop down arrow and select the desired bank from the list
  • Click the Proficiency Profile drop down arrow and select the desired proficiency profile (Click the  link to preview the profile prior to selection)
  • Click in the Add field and type the number of questions needed for the test (default is 10)
  • Click the question type drop down arrow and select the type of question
  • Click the Add Questions button

The screen will refresh with the questions added. Repeat these steps to add multiple question types in the desired amounts

  • Select the appropriate answer and/or point(s) available specific to each question and type

  • Place the cursor over each question and you can delete the question from the test by clicking the red X
  • While hovering the cursor over a question, the question can be aligned by selecting the Alignicon
    • Select the document, grade level, and subject to display the standards tree
    • Select the radio button for the specific indicator the question is intended to assess
    • Click the Set Alignment button to save the alignment or click Clear Alignment to clear the alignment
  • The alignment window will close.
  • Click the Create Test button

After the test has been created, a confirmation will display.  From the confirmation page, the test can be printed, published, or assigned.

Tests List

The Tests list allows you to view all the available tests based on the search criteria you identify. You can view the details for tests, edit tests, copy tests, delete tests, generate printable copies, generate test keys, generate reports, and assign tests to classes or individual students by selecting a test from this screen.

To view the Tests list, click on the Tests link in the main navigation menu.

 

Test Performance and Completion Percentage Indicators

When viewing the Tests list, two icons may appear next to the tests. The first, the Performance indicator icon  is a top-level overview of the students’ performance results for that test administration.

Placing the cursor over this icon displays the performance data.

Clicking on this icon opens the Assignment Dashboard for that administration of the test.

The second icon, the Test Completion Percentage indicator icon is a top-level overview of the completion percentage for that test administration.

Placing the cursor over this icon displays completion data.

Searching for Tests

To find a specific test or set of tests from the list, use the available filters to search.

  • Select a test type, a test creation property – my tests (ones you created), shared tests (ones your colleagues created), or published tests (ones your district created) – a BankSubject, and Grade for search criteria and then click Search

All tests matching the search criteria will now be displayed in the Tests list. Once the Tests list is displayed, the list can be filtered by typing target text in the Filter results text box.  Tests with matching text will appear in the list.

Moving Tests Between Banks

From the Tests list page, any test or tests can be moved to a new bank by first selecting the checkbox to the left of the test(s) that should be moved.

Next, select the bank where the test(s) should be moved from the drop down list at the bottom of the page.

Finally, click the Move to button to move the test(s) to the bank selected in the drop down list.

Test Details

To access the details of a test, simply click on the test name from the Tests list.

The test details page for that test will display.

 Editing Tests

From the Test details page, click on the Edit link to make changes to the selected test.

  • Click and drag questions to reorder them
  • Place the cursor over a question to preview or remove it
  • More questions can be added to the test by clicking on the Add more Questions link
  • Save any changes to the test by selecting the Update Test button
  • To cancel any modifications to the test, select the Cancel button 

Once you have saved your changes, you can also change the title, description, test category, subject, grade, bank, proficiency profile, instructions, and sharing options.

Tip: If the test has already been assigned to at least one class, the questions cannot be changed – i.e. the order cannot be changed and questions cannot be removed or added.  You will only be able to change the title, description, category, etc.


Copying Tests

To make a copy of a test, particularly ones that were created by a colleague and shared with you, click on the Copy link on the Test details page of a selected test.

  • Enter a new name for the copy of the test
  • Click on the Copy Test button to copy the test
  • Click on the Cancel button to cancel the copying process

Deleting Tests

Click on the Delete link in the Test details page to delete the current test. Click the Yes, delete this test button in the confirmation window to permanently delete the test from the system or Cancel.

Previewing Tests

When you create assessments you can preview the online test directly from the test details page. This allows administrators and teachers to view an assessment online from the student’s perspective.

  • Click on the Online Test Preview link in the Test details page to preview the test as it will be viewed online
  • The Online Test Preview will open in a new window

  • Click the  and  buttons to navigate through the questions on the test
  • If the question is associated with a reading passage, the passage will display.
  • Use the question navigation bar  to navigate through the questions on the test quickly
  • Clicking the  and  buttons display the Pause Test and Finish Test pop up messages as the student would see when clicked. Since this is only a preview for administrators and teachers, these buttons are not functional
  • Click the X to close the Online Test Preview window

Printing Tests and Answer Keys

Printable versions of tests and printable answer keys for those tests can be accessed from the Test details page of each individual test.

Under the Printable Test and Answer Key sections of the page, click on the HTML or PDF links to launch printable versions or answer keys of the test in a new window.

Assignments and Publications

Tests can be assigned to students in classes by district administrators, school staff, or teachers, depending on the purpose of the test and who created it. District administrators can also publish tests to specific teachers based on school, grade, and course for assignment and administration during a scheduled district assessment campaign. 

To access a list of all active test assignments or to create new assignments, go to the Assignments list page by clicking on the Assignments link in the main navigation bar.

The Active Assignments page will display.

Use the ‘Show assignments for:’ drop-down menu to filter the Assignments list by individual classes:

  • Click arrow key to expand the list
  • Select a class
  • The active assignment list will refresh based on your selection and display the list of active assignments just for the selected class

Tip:  If an administration of a test has been ‘Closed,’ it will not appear on the active assignments page.  This page lists active and open administrations only. 

District Created Publications

Publishing tests provides a way for district administrators to make district assessments available to teachers during a specified testing window, without making the assessment immediately available to students online.  Tests that have been published by the district must still be assigned by a teacher or school administrator before students are able to access them.

Tip: Only District Administrators have the ability to Publish tests.

To Publish a test, locate the desired test from the Tests list page.  See SEARCHING FOR TESTS for more information.

  • Click the desired test name from the list.
  • The Test details page will display.

  • On the Test details page, click the New Publication link.
  • The Publishing form will display.

  • Type a Publication Name or click the suggested name provided in the link below the name field to automatically insert it.
  • Enter a Start and End date for the publication.  These dates determine the timeframe in which teachers and school staff are able to assign and administer the test to their classes.  Once the End date has expired, the test can no longer be assigned.
  • Select the desired options for allowing students to review the assignment after completion and if the test assignment will be timed.
  • Selectthe desired option for who the test will be published to:
    • Publish for my entire district will make the test available to every administrator and teacher in the district (all schools) for assignment and administration.
    • Publish only for [my district] will only make the test available to other administrators at the district facility for assignment and administration.
    • Publish to a specific set of teachers allows you to select specific grades, schools, courses, and teachers to whom the test should be published for assignment and administration.

  • Select the desired grade from the drop down menu
  • Select one or more checkboxes for the desired school(s) that appear in the Subscription list
  • Click the blue bar with the arrow to the right of the Subscription list
  • Select one or more checkboxes for the desired course(s) that appear in the Courses list.  Use the filter courses text box to find a specific course
  • Click the blue bar with the arrow to the right of the Courses list
  • Select one or more checkboxes for the desired teachers that appear in the Teachers list
  • Set the desired Test Security to allow the test to be printed or taken online only
  • Click the Create Publication to save it.
  • Click the Cancel button to cancel. 

Tip: Published tests still need to be assigned to classes before students can access them online or before scan sheets can be generated or scanned.  Teachers included in the publication will create a new assignment for their classes when they are ready to administer the test to their students.

Create a New Assignment for Published Tests

To assign a published test, you can select the test name from the Insight home page under Recent Activity where a notification of the publication will appear.

You can also find published tests in the Tests list under the published tests filter.  See SEARCHING FOR TESTS for more information.

  • Click the test name.
  • The Tests detail page will display.
  • On the Tests detail page, click the New Assignment link.

  • The Assign This Published Test page will display.

Teachers have the option to assign a district published test to students in their own classes only.

  • Click to place a check mark next to each class or click the + sign to display the students enrolled in the class and select them individually
  • Click on the Update Assignment Group button to complete the assignment
  • Click on the Cancel link to cancel the assignment
  • The New Assignment confirmation will display 

Create a New Assignment for Your Own Tests

You can assign your own tests – the ones you’ve created – at any time.  To locate a test you’ve created you can go to the Tests list or select it from the Recent Activity on the Insight home page, if it’s a test you created recently.  See SEARCHING FOR TESTS for more information.

Once you have located the test you wish to assign, you will:

  • Click the test name in the list
  • On the Tests detail page, click the New Assignment link

You can also click the New Assignment link on the Active Assignments list page.

The New Assignment Group page will display.  The page looks different for Administrators and Teachers. 

Administrators are able to assign tests by grade level, school, course, class, and individual student. 

Teachers are only able to assign tests to their own classes or individual students in their classes.

Tip: An Assignment Group is the combination of all classes that are assigned to a test during a single administration.  Even if only one class is assigned, the group is still created.  Grouping all the classes that will take the same administration of a test together allows you to view all the results for that group of classes in one report later.

  • Click in the Assignment Group Name text field and type a unique name for this administration or you may auto-insert the suggested name below the text field by clicking it. 
  • Select Yes or No to allow students to review this assignment after completion
  • Select Yes or No to require students to use the secure browser application during testing
  • Select Yes or No to establish if this assignment is timed. If Yes, click in the minutes text box and type the number of minutes students will be allowed to complete the test online

FOR ADMINISTRATORS

  • Click to place a check mark next to each school or Select All Subscriptions
  • Click the blue bar with the arrow to the right of the Subscriptions list to display related courses
  • Click to place a check mark next to each course or Select All Courses
  • Click the blue bar with the arrow to the right of the Courses list to display related classes
  • Click to place a check mark next to each class or click the + sign to display the students enrolled in the class and select them individually

FOR TEACHERS

  • Click to place a check mark next to each class or click the + sign to display the students enrolled in the class and select them individually
    • The Assignment Blueprint updates automatically as selections are made
    • Select the Create Assignment button to complete the assignment
    • Select the Cancel button to cancel the assignment
    • The New Assignment confirmation will display

Edit an Existing Assignment

If you need to add or remove classes for an assignment or rename it, you must edit the assignment.  To find an assignment for editing, go to the Assignments list page by clicking on the Assignments link in the main navigation bar.

The Active test assignments page will display

To edit an assignment, you can either click on the assignment name link in the list or you can click the Edit link in the Actions column.

  • If you select the Assignment name link, you will need to click the Edit link from the Assignment detail page.
  • If you select the Edit link from the Assignments list, the edit page will immediately display
  • Make any desired changes, including adding or removing classes to the administration
    • Add classes using the same steps you used to create a new assignment.  See CREATE A NEW ASSIGNMENT FOR YOUR OWN TESTS for more information.
    • Remove classes by clicking the red x beside the class in the Assignment Group Blueprint
  • Click the Update Assignment button to complete the action

 

 

 

Assignment Gradebook

One of the benefits of Insight is its ability to automatically grade tests that are taken online, on scan sheets, or with student response devices.  The scores and individual responses for students in the assignment will display in the Assignment Gradebook.  For tests taken via paper and pencil, student responses can be hand entered into the Assignment Gradebook so the results can be used for reporting and comparison within the platform. 

Tests that include Constructed Response, or open-ended questions can also be graded via the Assignment Gradebook.

Viewing Student Responses

The Assignment Gradebook can be used to view student responses for individual administrations of tests.

  • Click on the Assignments link in the main navigation bar
  • The Active Assignments page will display.
  • Click the name of the Assignment you wish to view
  • The Assignment Details page for that test administration will display
  • Under the Assignment name, a Grade link will display.  The link will be disabled until a specific class is selected from the ‘View this assignment by:’ drop-down menu
    • Click the arrow key to expand the list
    • Select a class
  • The Grade link will become active

  • Click on the Grade link
  • The Assignment Gradebook for students in the selected assignment and class will display.  Students are color-coded by the status of their assignment (Grading Complete, Partially Graded, Testing in Progress)
  • The Total Points Available for the test displays in a large blue box
  • Student Names and their Scores are listed in the first two columns
  • Multiple-choice items display the answer selected by the student, with correct responses highlighted in green
  • Constructed-response items show the awarded points, or if the response has not been scored, as a dash. Any unanswered multiple-choice items also display as dashes

  • Click the link of a question number to preview the item and its metadata (located in the header column of the Assignment Gradebook)
  • Click the  button to close the item preview
  • Click on the question number in the header row to preview the question and the grading rubric for a constructed-response item
  • Click the  button to close the preview
  • Click on the dashes to view the student’s response for Constructed-response items that were answered online

To return to the Assignment detail, click the Return to Assignment link under the Assignment name.

Entering and Grading Student Responses

The Assignment Gradebook can be used to enter scores for Constructed-response items administered either online or on paper, and to manually enter multiple-choice responses for tests that were taken with paper and pencil.  It also provides the ability to change a response if necessary.

  • Access the Assignment Gradebook from the Assignment details page as described in VIEWING STUDENT RESPONSES above
  • To enter scores or responses, click the checkbox to the left of the student name, or at the top of the column to select all students

  • The row(s) for the selected student(s) will be highlighted, and drop down boxes will appear beside the responses for each item
  • Click the drop down arrow for the item that you are entering or scoring, and select point value if it is a Constructed-response item, or select the option chosen by the student if it is a multiple-choice item

  • You can use either the mouse or tab key to move between items
  • When all desired scores and responses have been entered for a student, click the Save button at the far right of the row

The score column will update, and the row will remain blue to indicate that grading is complete.

Test Administration

There are several ways to administer assigned tests to students.  If students have access to computers, laptops, tablets, or other hand-held mobile devices, they can take assigned tests online using the LearningStation Insight application.

Tests can also be administered on Plain Paper, Scantron, or Apperson answer sheets, as well as via student response devices.  Instructions about using these test administration methods can be found in their own self-titled User Guides in the Insight Help Center.

Student Online Testing

Students will log in to the Insight application.  Refer to The first step in using this application is to know how to login and navigate the system.  It’s also important to know where to go to get help if you need it.

  • LOGIN INFORMATION for more details
  • The Insight welcome page will display, showing the test(s) assigned to that student

  • The student will click on the Take button to access the assigned test
  • The test will display in the browser window

  • The student will select an answer by clicking or touching the desired answer
  • The student will click or touch the Next Question button to advance to the next question
  • The student will click or touch the Clear Question button to completely clear an answer
  • The student will click or touch the Question Number buttons to skip ahead or return to previous questions on the test for review

    • Gray question numbers mean the question has been answered
    • Orange question numbers mean the question has not been answered
    • The green question number means that is the current question being viewed
  • The student will click or touch Pause to stop and resume the test at a later time
  • The student can click or touch Finish to complete and submit the test
  • When all questions have been answered, the student will be prompted to Submit the test

  • The student will click or touch the Yes, submit my test button
  • If the assignment did not allow student review, a confirmation page will display

  • If the assignment allowed student review, a review page will display

  • Each question will display in the Review, with a red X or green check to indicate whether the student got the question correct or incorrect
  • The correct response is highlighted in bold

The student will click or touch the Return to your tests link to return to the Insight Home page.