Alternate Assessment ELA & Math

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  • An updated version of the 2017-2018 Idaho Assessment Systems Manual - AIR Systems User Guide  is now available in the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments, Science/EOC Assessments, and Alternate Assessments ELA & Math resources section under the System Information – Systems Manual sub-folder. A change log has been added to this manual indicating all updates, including new chapters such as the Chapter IX. Test Improprieties and Chapter X. Online Summative TAM. 

    Please review the Appendix Y. Change Log for a comprehensive list of updates.

    Added February 22, 2018
  • As a reminder, in preparation for the End of Course (EOC) Science and Learner Characteristics Inventory (LCI) test window launches on Monday, 2/26, the Test Delivery System (TDS) will be down starting on Wednesday, 2/21, at 7 p.m. MT. TDS will become available again on Monday, 2/26. During this downtime, Interim Assessments will not be available for testing in TDS.

    Added February 20, 2018
  • All AIR systems including TIDE, TDS, THSS, AIR Ways Reporting, and ORS will be down for maintenance starting on Friday, 2/23, at 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time and will re-open on Sunday, 2/25, at 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time.

    Added February 15, 2018
  • Please note that an updated version of TIDE is now available with the following enhancements to better support users:

    • Plan and Manage Testing reports:
      • Added new search filters:
        • Tests that will expire within a range of calendar days (i.e. 3-5 days)
        • Tests that will expire in “0” days (i.e. current day).
      • Added the ability to search for all schools in a district. Note: This feature is only available for districts with up to 20 schools.
    • Inbox capabilities:
      • Added the ability to export search results to the Inbox feature for users, test settings and tools, and appeals.
    • Interim Assessment Uploads:
      • Added the ability to mass upload interim testing grades through file uploads. This is especially useful when setting up interim grades for a group of students, instead of having to set them manually for one student at a time. A new subtask Upload Interim Grades will be added under the Students task menu. Note: Only DA, DC, and SC users will have access to this new feature.
    • Student Test Settings report:
      • Added a column in the “Student Test Settings and Tools” report to display students’ EDUIDs. This report is available in the Print Testing Tickets task menu.
    • Test Tickets
      • For students that are enrolled in multiple locations (dual-enrolled), test tickets can now be printed for each location. This report is available in the Print Testing Tickets task menu.

    Added February 13, 2018
  • An updated version of the 2017-2018 Comprehensive Technology Manual is now available in the Technology Information resources section under the System Information – Systems Manual sub-folder. This document contains technology requirements for online testing, secure browser installation instructions, technical specifications, operating system support plan, voice pack installation instructions, and a change log indicating the updates that were made. This manual is intended for technology coordinators and network administrators.

    Added February 9, 2018

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