Test Students Remotely With Online Answer Sheets

You’ve probably had to close down your facility during this coronavirus outbreak and gone over to tutoring students online.

Using our Online Answer Sheets you can administer practice tests remotely.

Provide the student with a practice test, then ask them to log into their OnlineScoreTracker student portal and fill out their responses on an Online Answer Sheet.

Tests are graded immediately and the student report is available to the student through their student portal.

Here is how it works.

In the ADMIN PORTAL:

  1. Select a student or, if you have organized your students into classes, select a class.
  2. Select ONLINE TESTS.
  3. Click on ADD and select the test(s) you want to assign to the student or to the students of the class.
  4. After the test is added to your list of Online Tests, click on the blue test name to modify any of the settings.

In the STUDENT PORTAL:

The student(s) can now log into their Student Portal, click on TAKE A TEST, select the test type and then the test.

Each test section is started separately.

The student can choose to enter their responses by selecting radio buttons

or by typing in letters.

By |2020-03-23T13:38:36-06:00March 21st, 2020|BubbleScan|Comments Off on Test Students Remotely With Online Answer Sheets

New Single Page PSAT Bubble Sheet

March 12, 2020:

Today we updated our OnlineScoreTracker grading system to use the new single-page PSAT bubble sheet.

As a customer you can access this new form in two ways:

1. Preprint Bubble Sheets

2. Blank Bubble Sheets

  1.  Preprint Bubble Sheets:

    1. Select a UNIT (group, class, program, site, region) or one or more students (either from the UNIT menu or from the USERS-STUDENTS) menu.
    2. Select PRINT BUBBLE SHEETS from the ACTION dropdown button.
    3. If you’ve selected one or more UNITS (in the example below, I selected multiple classes) you will get an additional screen with some printing options:
    4. You will then be asked to select the test type (you want PSAT) and then the answer key.
    5. Eventually you get to the screen where you can specify the test date and choose to print the b/w bubble sheet (default) or the red version of the bubble sheet. If you select the red version please make sure to PRINT in color and to later SCAN with DROP OUT RED enabled. You will not be happy with the results if you do not follow these instructions!!
    6.  We still recommend that you print the forms at 100% to ensure reliable reading of the marks later. In your desktop version of Adobe Reader (or Acrobat) this setting is called “Actual Size”.
      Recently, we’ve noticed that Chrome now offers the option to not shrink the printed page. The new setting is found under More Settings – and is called Scale: Custom with a value of 100.
      A good way to check if your form is printing at 100% is to look at the black alignment squares at the top. The squares are 1/4″ x 1/4″ and should be about 1/4″ from the top and either side of the printed page. It doesn’t have to be exact, but if one of the squares touches the edge of the paper, or is cut off, or is 1/2 inch or more from the edge of the paper, proper reading by our system can be compromised.
  2.  Blank Bubble Sheets:

    The other place to access and print blank bubble sheets is through TOOLS – PRINT BUBBLE SHEETS. Just click on any of the links.

If you have any questions or comments, as always, we’d love to hear from you.

Also, if you see test types in any of these screen shots that you would like to use in your account, we’ll gladly enable them for you.

By |2020-03-12T09:58:12-06:00March 12th, 2020|BubbleScan, Support|Comments Off on New Single Page PSAT Bubble Sheet

New PSAT bubblesheet

We are updating the PSAT form very soon.

Currently we are using a 2-page form, the new form is more compact and is a 1-page form.

If you have any concerns about our abandoning the 2-page form, please contact us right away.

When we switch to the single page form (most likely the first part of next week), the old 2-page forms will no longer be recognized by the OnlineScoreTracker.

When you pre-print bubble sheets with student data, we will be printing on the new 1-page PSAT form.

If you have concerns, please reach out now, otherwise, enjoy the convenience of the single page PSAT form.

Thanks for being great customers.

new PSAT bubblesheet
By |2020-03-05T17:47:18-07:00March 5th, 2020|BubbleScan, Support|Comments Off on New PSAT bubblesheet