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TIDE User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/TIDE_User_Guide_2017_2018.pdf

TIDE User Guide

This user guide provides an overview of the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE), how to access TIDE, how to upload Pre-ID information, submit test material orders, manage users and other tasks.

Pre-ID File Layout

The department has updated its Student Pre-Identification (Pre-ID) File layout for the 2017-2018 school year. The layout collects student information for Ohio’s State Tests, the Alternate Assessment and the Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment (OELPA).

Pre-ID File Upload Template /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_Pre-ID_File_Template_Excel.xlsx
Pre-ID File Upload Template /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_Pre-ID_File_Template_CSV.csv
Student Settings Upload Template /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_Student_Settings_Template_Excel.xlsx
Student Settings Upload Template /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_Student_Settings_Template_CSV.csv

TIDE Upload Templates

Test coordinators can add students to TIDE using a file upload. Files can be uploaded in Excel, comma separate value (CSV) or fixed-width (TXT) formats. Templates are provided for Excel and CSV. Test coordinators can also set test settings for students testing online by uploading a Student Settings file. These files can be uploaded in Excel or CSV format. Templates are provided for Excel and CSV.

Guidance Document for 2017-18 Ohio Pre-ID Files /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_PreID_Guidance_Doc_2017_2018.pdf

Pre-ID Guidance Document

This guidance document provides important information on Ohio Pre-ID files, including:

  • Details on how Pre-ID data will be collected for Ohio’s statewide tests;
  • Frequently asked questions; and
  • Details on how student test eligibility will be identified for ELA, Math, Science and Social Studies, the Alternate Assessment and OELPA.
Online User Role Matrix /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio-User-Roles-for-2017_2018.pdf

User Role Matrix

This document provides a detailed overview of the levels of access that will be given to users of Ohio’s online systems for the 2017-18 school year for Ohio’s State Tests, Ohio’s Alternate Assessment and OELPA.

Online User Management Guidance Document /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_TIDE_User_Management_Guidance.pdf

TIDE User Management Guidance

This document provides guidance for test coordinators to add and manage user accounts in TIDE for Ohio’s State Tests, OELPA, and AASCD.

TIDE Tasks for Test Coordinators /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_TIDE_Tasks_Summary_for_Test_Coordinators.pdf

TIDE Tasks for Test Coordinators

This guidance document provides an overview of each task that must be completed in TIDE for Ohio’s State Tests, OELPA and the AASCD.

TIDE FAQ /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_TIDE_FAQ.pdf

TIDE FAQ

This brief FAQ provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding TIDE dates, user accounts and student information.

Rescores and Verifications Guidance /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Fall17_Rescores_Verifications.pdf

Rescores and Verifications

This guidance document provides district test coordinators with step-by-step directions for submitting rescore and verification requests for the fall 2017 Ohio's State Tests. Please carefully review this document before submitting these requests.

Discrepancy Resolution Guidance /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Discrepant_Record_Resolution.pdf

Discrepancy Resolution

This guidance document provides district test coordinators with step-by-step directions for resolving discrepant records in TIDE for 2016-2017 Ohio's State Tests and the Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment. Please carefully review this document before reviewing and resolving records.

Instructions for Installing New Voice Pack License /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Instructions-for-Installing-New-Voice-Pack-License.pdf

Instructions for Installing New Voice Pack License

This document provides instructions for installing the new license agreements between NeoSpeech™ and AIR for the Julie voice pack for English text-to-speech and the Violeta voice pack for Spanish text-to-speech.