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  • Reminder: All orders for paper materials should be placed in TIDE prior to the close of the order window. The paper materials order window closes on Friday, May 26th.

    Added May 24, 2017
  • ORS Training Webinar

    When? – Thursday, May 4, 2017, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

    Who should attend?

    This ORS Training Webinar is intended for:

    • District Administrators,
    • District Test Coordinators,
    • School Test Coordinators, and
    • Teachers

    What’s it all about?

    This webinar will review how to navigate the Online Reporting System (ORS) in order to retrieve results from the 2016-2017 Smarter Balanced interim and summative assessments. The webinar will also cover roster management and printing individual student reports in the system.

    How do I register?

    Register for the webinar by clicking on the date below.

    After registering, a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar will be sent to the email address you provided during registration.

    Added April 4, 2017
  • The summative assessment Classroom Activities are now available on the portal. Please use the instructions included in this brochure to identify and locate the Classroom Activities assigned to your school: http://nh.portal.airast.org/wp-content/uploads/NH_Finding-Your-Classroom-Activity-Assignment.pdf

    Added March 14, 2017
  • In order to prepare for the launch of the spring 2017 Smarter Balanced summative assessments, the Test Delivery System (TDS) will be unavailable starting at 6:00 PM this evening, Friday, March 10th. The TDS will be available again in the morning on Tuesday, March 14th for the start of the summative assessment testing window. We apologize for any inconvenience.

    Added March 10, 2017
  • TIDE will be down for maintenance this evening, March 10, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm EST. We apologize for any inconvenience.

    Added March 10, 2017
  • The THSS/AIR Ways webinar recording is now available.

    Added February 7, 2017
  • UPDATE: The paper materials order window will now open on February 22nd.

    Added February 1, 2017
  • The paper materials order window will open on February 21st. Orders for paper materials should be placed in TIDE.

    Added January 27, 2017
  • THSS and AIR Ways Training Webinar

    When? Wednesday, February 1, 2017 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

    Who should attend?

    This THSS and AIR Ways Training Webinar is intended for district- and school-level users who intend to administer the interim assessments.

    What’s it all about?

    This webinar will provide an overview of how to navigate the Teacher Hand Scoring System (THSS) and the new AIR Ways Reporting system. The THSS allows Scorers to score item responses that require human scoring on both Interim Comprehensive Assessment (ICA) and the Interim Assessment Block (IAB).  AIR Ways provides student performance reports for interim assessments. This system offers more reporting features and greater access to item level data that is not available through the Online Reporting System (ORS). AIR Ways provides access to item level data in addition to individual and group data.

    How do I register?

    Register for the webinar by clicking on the date below.

    After registering, a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar will be sent to the email address you provided during registration.

    Added January 17, 2017
  • If you attended a Smarter Balanced Regional Training workshop you can download the presentation to use as a resource. All available training modules can be found in the Training Materials resource folder.

    Added October 28, 2016
  • New TIDE Training Webinar

    When? – Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

    Who should attend?

    This TIDE Training Webinar is intended for:

    • District and School Test Coordinators,
    • Teachers, and
    • Test Administrators.

    What’s it all about?

    This webinar will provide an overview of how to navigate the new format and enhanced features of the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE).

    How do I register?

    Register for the webinar by clicking on the date below.

    After registering, a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar will be sent to the email address you provided during registration.

    Added October 25, 2016
  • The following regional trainings are now full:

    • Tuesday, October 25th at SPDC in Exeter, NH
    • Friday, October 28th at SERESC in Bedford, NH
    Added October 20, 2016
  • The Assessment Viewing Application (AVA) go live has been pushed back to next week. We apologize for an inconvenience this delay may cause.

    Added October 19, 2016
  • The practice and training tests will be down for maintenance this evening, October 13, after 5:00pm ET and will re-open October 14, after 5:00pm ET.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

    Added October 13, 2016
  • The Online Reporting System (ORS) will be down for maintenance Saturday, October 15th through Monday, October 17th. The system will be available starting Tuesday, October 18th. We apologize for any inconvenience.

    Added October 12, 2016
  • Recordings of the Technology Requirements for Online Testing Training and TIDE Training webinars are now available in the Resources section of the portal. Please visit the Resources section to access these materials.

    Added October 5, 2016
  • TIDE will be down for maintenance Saturday, September 24th through Wednesday, October 5th. Student information for the 2016-2017 school year will be available when the new TIDE reopens on Thursday, October 6th.

    Added September 20, 2016
  • The 2016-17 Smarter Balanced Regional Training’s schedule is listed below. Registration sites will be available by Thursday, September 25. Please contact the NH Help Desk if there are any questions or concerns.

    • Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 9:00am – 12:00pm

              Seacoast Professional Development Center (SPDC)

              30 Linden St. #D

              Exeter, NH 03833

    • Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 9:00am – 12:00pm

              Common Man Inn

              231 Main St.

              Plymouth, NH 03264

    • Thursday, October 27, 2016, 9:00am – 12:00pm

              Keene High School

              Room 620 (LGIA)

              43 Arch St

              Keene, NH 03431

    • Friday, October 28, 2016, 8:30am – 11:30am

              SERESC Conference Center

              29 Commerce Drive

              Bedford, NH 03110

    Added August 29, 2016
  • The secure browsers for the 2016—2017 school year are now available. It is required this version of the secure browser be downloaded for all 2016—2017 online test administrations.

    Added August 16, 2016

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