NERIC recommended preparation for districts to administer PARCC field testing. Technical requirements. The Test –
The Test –
System check should be done at the same time of the day that the assessment will be given – suggesting two weeks prior in order to assure internal network throughput especially for wireless.
iPads – Need a free App - must be iOS 6 or 7 and run in single app mode
Chromebooks - TestNAV 8 Chrome App (free) to ensure in Kiosk mode
Needs for PC or a MAC -
Lock Down of devices should occur after end are points configured correctly
Rationale: Student Responses Files (SRF) - saved locations become very important for backup of student answers (encrypted) during the test . This is not mandatory but recommended highly - See table of device and conditions: