June 2024 Release

We’re delighted to share the notes from this month’s platform release for TAO Ignite. These updates are designed to streamline our processes and enhance the usability and effectiveness of the TAO platform. We value your feedback and are committed to continually improving your testing experience. Thank you for your continued support!

TAO Authoring Updates:

  • Revamped User Interface: Experience our newly enhanced authoring interface, designed with the TAO next-generation look and feel. Contact your account manager for a demo and to activate it in your environment.

  • Find Usage of Items: Users can now easily track where test items are utilized across sessions, enabling more effective management of item exposure.

TAO Advance Updates:

  • Session Status Fix: We’ve addressed an issue where sessions continued to show as “In Progress” in Monitor Live, even after auto-submission.

TAO Grader Updates:

  • Highlighter in Response Preview: Scorers can now use a highlighter to mark specific parts of test-taker responses, aiding in more accurate and efficient evaluation.

TAO Portal Updates & Fixes:

  • Category Score and Cut Score on Individual Reports: Now, students and teachers can better understand performance areas with Category Scores and see clear pass/fail determinations based on Cut Scores.