Accommodations TOOLS & FEATURES

SchoolCity SUITE provides a comprehensive set of accommodations for those students with identified needs as they take assessments in the Student Portal. These accommodations are easy to set by the Assessment Administrator simply clicking the Accommodations icon that displays to the right of each student’s name and set accommodations via the Online Tools. These features include:

Answer Eliminator

The Answer Eliminator mode allows students to cross out answer choices they know are incorrect.

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Calculators

SUITE proudly features desmos for its on-screen calculators: Advanced, Basic or Scientific. Which are available to a student depends on the grade level and content of the assessment items and policy of the Test Creator or Administrator.

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Color Contrast

The Color Contrast tool can be enabled / disabled for individual students and assessments. The Color Contrast tool has been expanded to contain 16 color contrast options.

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Dictionary & Translation

The Dictionary, Pictionary, and Word Translation features help the student to understand specific words within an assessment.

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Flagging

The Flag icon allows a student to flag an item for later attention. An Items Filter menu allows them to see just their flagged items and also reminds them when completing their test if there are flagged items to review.

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Graphing Tools

Students can use the virtual graph to add points and form lines.

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Highlighter

Students can highlight text in three different colors - yellow, blue and pink.

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Line Reader Tool

The movable, resizable Line Reader supports students who need to track text more easily. New improvements to this tool include a locking feature to lock the line reader and scroll the page with it in a fixed screen position.

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Measuring Tools

Students can use a ruler and a protractor to measure angles and distance.

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Notes

The Notes feature allows students to easily click the talk bubble to make a note to themselves for a particular item.

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Pop-ups and roll overs

Assessment authors can add 'markup' to an item bank assessment during setup or edit, allowing alternate wording, hints, clues or other assistance in a simple Pop-up or Roll Over format.

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Text to speech

SUITE proudly features TextHelp for Text to Speech capability. Students simply highlight text they want the computer to read aloud. English and Spanish speech is available.

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Timing Adjustments

For duration-limited assessments, Assessment Administrators have the ability to customize the duration and time/day windows for any student or list of students.

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Zoom / Magnification Tool

When the Zoom tool is enabled, students can increase/decrease the font and image sizes within the assessment, as well as the control buttons displayed in the Student Portal.

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