Here is a link to our troubleshooting doc with problems/workarounds:
Milton Town School District
School Information Technology Discussion <[log in to unmask]> writes:
>Are you using Bluetooth keyboards or onscreen keyboard with the iPads?
>My assumption is onscreen, but please correct me if different.
>On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 10:52 AM, Melissa Hayden-Raley <[
>mailto:[log in to unmask] ][log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Hi All -
>We are doing SBACs with our iPads this week and wanted to let you know of
>some workarounds that we've needed to use.
>Text to Speech:
>When students use "Speak Question", the voice goes very fast. There is
>speed control built into the test.
>Workaround: Pause and close the test app. Go to Settings >
> Turn on Speak Selection, and set the speed to something comfortable (you
>can test in Safari or another app). I found that about 10% was a good
>rate. Your mileage may vary.
>When you are in the test, do not use the "Speak Question" option that is
>embedded into the test. Instead, tap/hold then highlight the text you
>want, and the usual iOS menu bar pops up - tap Speak.
>* Note that manually highlighting the text is clunkier than using the
>embedded Speak Question. Review this on the practice test with the
>student before the test to see if thiis will work. You may want to have
>laptop available for students who need this accomodation if the manual
>highlighting is frustrating and the alternative of the fast voice is not
>Free Response Text Blocks:
>In the text boxes where students can type free responses to questions, if
>the student taps out of the box and then tries to tap back in to edit
>their responses, the cursor messes up. It locks itself onto a screen
>location, and you can scroll the screen/text up and down around it. When
>you start typing into it, your typing may end up in an unexpected
>Workaround: plug in a keyboard with arrow keys, and use those keys to
>navigate inside of the text box before the student types. Have the
>students review their answers carefully to remove any text that ended up
>in the wrong location.
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