How stable is your scale? Find out why it matters
For accurate measures of student growth, you need a stable scale. Learn how to make sure your scale measures up.
Is your assessment accurate? SEM can tell you
If you want to track student progress over time, it’s crucial to use an assessment that provides accurate estimates of student achievement—and SEM is the key to that accuracy.
Know your norms for better assessment
Learn how quality norms improve your ability to analyze test scores. Understanding student assessment scores in the context of how other students perform helps teachers inform instruction and more.
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Our Assessment Products
Our research-based, computerized assessments help educators answer a crucial question: Are my students learning? By delivering precise, real-time information about every student’s learning triumphs and challenges, we set educators—and students—up for success.
Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) creates a personalized assessment experience by adapting to each student’s learning level. You’ll have assessment data—and essential information about what each student knows and is ready to learn within 24 hours.
Educators seeking to maximize student growth and engagement while strengthening school communities turn to Keeping Learning on Track® (KLT™), a proven, multi-year embedded formative assessment iFormative assessment includes formal and informal processes and tools used by teachers and students to gather evidence for the purpose of adjusting ongoing teaching and learning to improve students’ achievement. curriculum.
Prekindergarten and early primary students aren’t just small versions of bigger kids—that’s why Children’s Progress Academic Assessment™ (CPAA™) provides a personalized assessment experience that supports your youngest learners’ unique developmental needs.
Quality Growth Data Help You Maximize Student Success
NWEA partners with educators across the globe. Hear why our featured educators believe a focus on growth matters—and how they’re maximizing learning for students on, above, and below grade level. Learn more
Students and Educators Speak Up About Assessment
Results from our independent research study, Make Assessment Matter, show one thing clearly: students and educators have a lot to say about assessment! It’s the first time any formal study has asked students’ opinions, and their responses are making news across the country. Learn more
Nobody currently knows what college and career readiness scores on PARCC and Smarter Balanced will eventually be, but we can make educated guesses.
Learn how Common Core MAP lets you quickly and reliably assess what students performing at, above, and below grade level know and are ready to learn on Common Core State Standards.
Understand what different types of assessments can—and can’t—do, then see how quality data can give you an accurate picture of student learning and college readiness.