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 new Secure Browser for Linux is now available on the ISAT portal. This Secure Browser can be accessed via the “Secure Browser” icon found on the bottom right column of the home page. This new browser will support Fedora 25-26 and Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04.  Please contact the Idaho Help Desk if you have any trouble downloading the browser.

    Added September 19, 2017
  • A new scoring feature in the practice tests for Alternate Assessment and Science is now available. Students are able to score each item and see their results at the end of these practice tests. To view the student’s selected score, the student can click the context menu located at the top right corner of each item. Students can also now see their scores and maximum scores possible for each item after their practice tests are submitted.

    Added September 14, 2017
  • All AIR systems including TIDE, TDS, THSS, and ORS will be down for maintenance starting on Friday, 9/22 at 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time and will reopen on Sunday, 9/24 at 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time.

    Added September 14, 2017
  • The Interim Assessment Answer Keys are now available in TIDE via the Secure Testing Materials feature. Only DAs, DCs, SCs, and TEs will have access to download these secure documents.

    Added September 13, 2017
  • The 2017-18 Online TIDE User Guide is now available by selecting the “Help” button in the TIDE User Interface. This online version provides explanations for the tasks you perform before, during, and after assessment testing. A PDF version of the TIDE User Guide will be available in the Resources page of the ISAT Portal in the upcoming weeks.

    Added August 28, 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.