Welcome Test Administrators

This page provides access to AIR systems, assessment manuals, training resources, and other South Dakota Smarter Balanced Assessment resources.

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  • Interim Teacher Handscoring System (THSS)

    Due to an issue this morning, unscored items from January 18th are not appearing in the interim Teacher Handscoring System (THSS). AIR is actively working to resolve the issue. Handscored items that were previously scored or new tests taken today, should not be affected. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please check back for more details or contact the South Dakota help desk.

    Added January 19,2018
  • TIDE Student Nightly File Update

    Most of the issues student nightly file issues should be resolved. We appreciate your patience in this matter. The SDDOE will continue to work with their data vendor to resolve any issues that affect TIDE’s ability to display the most current student information. We appreciate your patience in this matter. Check the portal or with your district coordinator for more details.

    Added January 18,2018
  • In order to comply with Smarter Balanced security procedures, the Interim ICA and IAB answer keys are available for download after accessing the General Resources > Download THSS Materials section of TIDE. For more detailed information, refer to the TIDE or THSS category of the FAQs page. As a reminder, these materials should not be posted or distributed to teachers or others not involved in scoring the Interim ICA or IAB Assessments.

    Added December 21,2017

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