Aha!Math RTI Assessment Tool Guide

Creating Assessments

Create customized, standards-aligned assessments to determine students’ current ability levels, monitor progress, and identify areas of concern. All assessments are scored automatically, and based on the results, curriculum items are recommended to address individual, small group, and whole class needs.

1.Create a class

  1. Click on the desk icon located at the lower left 
  2. Type in the name of your class in the space provided and click Add to save. This class will contain all assessments you create, so choose a name for the class that reflects this purpose.
  3. Add yourself as a teacher to this class. This will enable you to view the assessment in Student View from your teacher account:
  4. Click on Enroll Students
  5. Type your name in the search bar on the upper right hand side of your screen
  6. When your name appears, click enroll to add yourself to the class.

2.Click the Class Assessments Tab located above the name of your class 

3.Click the Create an Assessment Button 

4.Choose a name for your assessment

5.Select the standards you will be assessing

  1. Choose your state standards or the National Common Core standards
  2. Select Mathematics (2010)
  3. Select the grade level
  4. Continue to narrow your selection to address the specific standards you wish to cover.

Number of questions per standard – Determine the number of questions you will include to assess each standard. We recommend three questions per standard, but you may customize the assessment to meet your students’ needs

Number of parts in your assessment – Assessments may be divided into parts, with up to 50 questions in each part

6.Once you have selected the standards you wish to assess, click Next to preview the assessment questions

7.Click the replace button to the right of each question to replace an existing question with one from the test bank.

8.When you are satisfied with your selections, click Next to schedule your assessment


Scheduling Assessments

9.Make sure the Active box is checked at the top of the page to ensure students will be able to access the assessment.

10.Select start and end dates for assessment availability

11.Check the Days Available to determine the days your assessment will be available

12.Use the Daily Time Window to select the hours during which the assessment will be active.

13.Check Randomize question order for each student if students will be taking the assessment as a group, such as in a lab environment.

14.Keep the Make curriculum inactive during daily time window box checked so the assessment will load automatically for each student. The curriculum will become available for each student once the assessment has been completed

15.Click Save

  1. You may assign the assessment to any class, group, or individual student
  2. You may edit any part of the schedule section at any time

Monitoring

To monitor the assessment while testing:

16.Click the assessment tab

17.Click the name of the assessment

18.Click the exam icon 

19.The Progress button displays

  1. All students assigned to the exam
  2. The edit pencil for editing an individual account
  3. The students: Last Name, First Name and User Name
  4. The Time stamp that displays the amount of time the student has spent on the exam
  5. Progress students have made towards completion. The bar will read Completed when they are done with the assessment and Submitted when it has been turned in. Note: The Refresh button will update the Time and Progress columns

20.The Proctor Notes button allows for notations about the testing event

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