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Interim Assessment Item Portal (IAIP)
Updated September 25, 2020
The Interim Assessment Item Portal provides a new way to access interim items. Among other features, the IAIP allows educators to tailor content covered by an interim assessment and print interim assessment items. Find access, once you log into the secure area of the Tools for Teachers webpage, by hovering near the left margin of your screen. 
Sample Items Website
Updated September 25, 2020
Follow this link to try out test questions (also called test items) and explore features without going through a complete test. Resources include, but are not limited to, scoring guides, downloadable braille embossing files, and calculators. 
Smarter Balanced Back to School Assessment Playbook /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/SBAC-Back-To-School-Assessment-Playbook_July-2020_FINAL.pdf
Updated August 31, 2020
This document, developed in collaboration with Smarter Balanced member states, includes guidance on choosing and using the right instructional resources and strategies; recommendations on teaching and measuring the highest priority content in each subject; and information about the unique role of the Interim Comprehensive Assessment (ICA), which measures a similar range of content as the summative assessment and assesses similar claims, targets, and standards. 
Information about the new Focused Interim Assessment Blocks (IABs)