Welcome!

This site demonstrates the features that are available on the portals created by AIR to access the assessment systems.

Teacher Scoring Application

Teachers may now apply to assist with scoring Summative Assessments. The following information is to assist those who wish to submit their applications and for those teachers that want to be considered for these positions should submit their applications as soon as possible.

For teachers who have had experience scoring interim assessment items, please visit the 2017 Returning Teachers for Reader/Evaluator Position site.

For all new applicants, please visit the 2017 Teachers for Reader/Evaluator Position – New Applicants site.

Recent Announcements

  • The parent and family brochures on Understanding Student’s Score Reports for ISAT ELA & Math, Science & End-of-Course, and Alternate Assessments for the 2017-2018 school year have been added in the ELA/Literacy & Math AssessmentsScience/EOC Assessments, and the Alternate Assessments ELA & Math Resources section under the Reporting sub-folder. They are intended to provide guidance on understanding the score report, answers a few frequently asked questions about the test, and offers direction on where to go to find additional resources. These brochures are offered in English and in Spanish.

    Added May 17, 2017
  • This is a reminder to return all Paper-Pencil test materials by Friday, May 19, 2017. Student responses must be transcribed into the Data Entry Interface (DEI) for scoring prior to returning materials.

    Please be aware that ISAT Science, Biology/Chemistry End-of-Course, and ELA/Math Alternate Assessment paper-pencil test materials will need to be returned to AIR. A return shipping label for these materials will need to be requested by contacting the Idaho Help Desk: 1.844.560.7365 or IDHelpDesk@air.org.

    Return shipping labels for the ISAT ELA & Math paper-pencil materials were already provided in the original shipments.

    Added May 17, 2017
  • All AIR systems including TIDE, TDS, THSS, and ORS will be down for maintenance starting on Friday, 5/19, at 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time and will re-open on Sunday, 5/21, at 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time.

    Added May 12, 2017
  • AIR has tested and verified several types of head sets for use with the Secure Browser. This list is now available in the Resources section under the Technology Information folder under the AIR Online Systems – User Guides sub-folder.

    Added May 1, 2017
  • Update on Intermittent connectivity issues connecting to AIR servers today

    The connectivity issues noted on Friday have been resolved as of this weekend. Please contact the Idaho Help Desk if further issues are encountered.

    Added April 24, 2017
  • Please click here to view all announcements

Top FAQs

  • What is TIDE?

    TIDE stands for “Test Information Distribution Engine”. The TIDE system provides administrators with the tools to add and manage users and students participating in the ELA and Math ISAT assessments.

  • What is TDS?

    TDS stands for “Test Delivery System”. It is the online testing system that will be used for the practice tests, training tests, optional interim assessments and the summative assessments.

  • When will the Math/ELA ICA scores appear in ORS?

    Scores will appear immediately in ORS only after students complete both the CAT and PT tests in each subject. Students must click “submit” in TDS and Scorers (SC, TA, and TE roles in TIDE) must score all student responses for each of those tests in a given subject in THSS before scores will appear in ORS.

  • What is the Portal for?

    This portal acts as the gateway to all your assessment systems. The portal provides links and resources to help students and educators take full advantage of AIR systems.

  • Please click here to view all FAQs

Welcome!

This site demonstrates the features that are available on the portals created by AIR to access the assessment systems.

Teacher Scoring Application

Teachers may now apply to assist with scoring Summative Assessments. The following information is to assist those who wish to submit their applications and for those teachers that want to be considered for these positions should submit their applications as soon as possible.

For teachers who have had experience scoring interim assessment items, please visit the 2017 Returning Teachers for Reader/Evaluator Position site.

For all new applicants, please visit the 2017 Teachers for Reader/Evaluator Position – New Applicants site.