Alternate Assessment ELA & Math

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Alternate Assessment ELA & Math

This portal is your access point for the assessment system tools and resources.

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Announcements

  • The 2019-2020 Test Administrator (TA) User Guide is now available in the ELA/Literacy & Math AssessmentsScience & End of Course Assessments, and the Alternate Assessment ELA & Math resources section under the System Information – User Guides sub-folder. 

    Added September 17, 2019
  • The Test Delivery System (TA Interface and Student Interface) is now available for the 2019-20 school year. Students may access Interim ELA, Math, and Science tests by logging into the Student Interface using the latest version of the Secure Browser. The deadline to download the new Secure Browser was August 30. Users can create test sessions through the TA Interface by clicking on the Test Administration icon available on the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments or Science & End of Course Assessments pages. As a reminder, the TA Certification Course must be taken by all users prior to administering any Interim tests. The TA certification flag in TIDE has been reset for the 2019-20 school year. Once the course is completed this school year, the flag will be set to "Yes" in TIDE for each user. Additionally, before Interim testing can begin, students must be loaded into TIDE. Once students are loaded into TIDE and the TA Certification course has been completed, the Interim Assessments may be taken.

    Added September 9, 2019
  • The 2019-2020 TIDE User Guide is now available in the ELA/Literacy & Math AssessmentsScience & End of Course Assessments, and the Alternate Assessment ELA & Math resources section under the System Information – User Guides sub-folder. 

    Added September 5, 2019
  • TIDE, the Online TA Certification Course, AIRWays Reporting, and the Online Reporting System (ORS) are now available for the 2019-20 school year.

    All passwords have been cleared out of the AIR systems at this time. New passwords will need to be set upon your first log-in to TIDE. 

    The TA Certification Course has been updated for the new school year. All users will need to take this course in order to administer any 2019-20 tests using the Test Administration icon. However, Interim Assessments (ICAs and IABs) will not be available for student testing until September 3, 2019.

    Before Interim testing can begin, students must be loaded into TIDE. Once students are loaded in TIDE and the updated TA Certification Course has been taken, the Interim Assessments may be taken. 

    AIRWays Reporting and ORS are available at this time to view previous year's score reports and additional data. However, scores for 2019-20 Interim testing will not be available until September 3. All handscoring activity will be available in AIRWays Reporting on September 3, as well. New this year, 2019-20 Interim test scores will only appear in AIRWays Reporting; all previous years' scores will remain available in both AIRWays Reporting and ORS.

    Icons for all systems can be accessed via the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments, Science & End of Course Assessments, or Alternate Assessment ELA & Math pages.

    Added August 7, 2019
  • The ELA & Math alternate assessment practice tests are now available. Idaho would like to extend a special thank you to the South Carolina assessment team for allowing the students of Idaho to use their alternate assessment practice test this year. The SC-Alt practice test is located on the ISAT portal. From the ISAT portal homepage, click on the Alternate Assessment ELA & Math page. Then, select the SC-ALT Practice Tests Administered in Idaho card. The alternate assessment practice tests can be accessed by students, educators and parents as a guest user only. This new practice test will provide an opportunity for the field to familiarize themselves with the new items that will be administered in IDAA spring 2020.

    Please note that the Test Administration (TA) Interface practice site will not be available for the alternate assessment practice tests this year.

    Additionally, the SC-ALT Practice Test Quick Guide (adapted to reference relevant IDAA information) is now available in the Alternate Assessments ELA & Math resources section under the System Information - Quick Guides sub-folder.

    Added August 5, 2019

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