Kick off your preparations with an introduction.
Find out what digital alternative accommodations are available and how to set them up in TIDE.
Especially for Technology Coordinators
AIR System Requirements
Covers basic technology requirements for online testing using American Institutes for Research’s (AIR) systems in 2018–2019.
AIR Technical Specifications Manual for Technology Coordinators
Provides hardware, software, and network configurations for running various American Institutes for Research (AIR) testing applications.
AIR Secure Browser Installation Manual
This manual provides instructions for installing the Secure Browser on computers and devices used for College Board digital test administrations.
For Other Staff
AIR TIDE User Guide
Provides test coordinators with an overview of the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE).
Manage Student Settings Guide
Describes universal and accessibility tools in the CB Secure Browser and explains how to use TIDE to configure them to meet student needs.
Assistive Technology (AT) Resource Guide
Lists supported operating systems and required hardware and software for testing with assistive technology. Explains how to configure JAWS and NVDA navigate the digital test.
AIR Digital Test Preview Guide
Walks through the Student Digital Test Preview and the TA Interface Practice Site. These sites help staff and students learn what it's like to administer and take digital tests.
AIR Test Administrator (TA) User Guide
Explains how to use the TA interface to administer digital tests.
Digital Testing Room Quick Start Guide
A quick-start guide for test day. Supplements the Digital SAT Testing Room Manual, the Digital PSAT 10 Coordinator Manual, and the Digital PSAT 8/9 Coordinator Manual, where you'll find detailed test day instructions.
Test Administration Manuals and Student Guides
Digital PSAT 8/9 Coordinator Manual
Includes information for test coordinators on school setup, security, and staffing and space needs. Also includes official test day scripts and testing room procedures for proctors.
Digital PSAT 8/9 Accommodated Testing Manual
Includes information and scripts for SSD coordinators and proctors administering the digital PSAT 8/9 to students with disabilities.
PSAT 8/9 Student Guide for Digital Testing
Includes sample test questions, test-taking advice, tips, and an overview of the digital testing experience.
Desmos Calculator Fact Sheet
Introduces the features of the online calculator available to students taking the digital SAT, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9.