Archive for 2016

“Leading from the Classroom,” is a podcast series featuring firsthand accounts from the 2016 State Teachers of the Year. Each episode features a different teacher sharing a personal and poignant...


NWEA has launched a pilot program to certify that MAP growth assessment results are incorporated and represented with fidelity on platforms that aggregate student and school data. Chicago-based Otus has signed...


Killeen Independent School District (ISD) has selected the NWEA  Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) growth assessments for use with almost 30,000 students in kindergarten through eighth grade. The district piloted...


Computer adaptive academic growth assessment Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) for Science has been aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*. Developed for grades 3-8, MAP for Science precisely...


In an effort to support educators in understanding, interpreting, and using data for maximum student academic growth, NWEA is releasing a series of new reports for the Measures of Academic...


We are proud to announce our 10th partnership with an instructional content provider, Curriculum Crafter, signifying a new milestone for in-depth content integration in the industry. These partnerships allow educators to select...


Representing a true breakthrough in education technology, NWEA has developed and integrated accessibility and accommodations capabilities into its MAP assessment. Starting fall 2016, any student with visual disabilities or impairments...


A new Gallup report commissioned by NWEA reveals educators, parents and students want a balanced approach to K-12 testing, utilizing a variety of academic assessments with a strong preference for those...


In this central Illinois farming community data is being used to identify high-performing students and to lift them even higher. Read the full case study at this link.


NWEA has launched a new iPad app called NWEA MAP Testing that will enable students to take assessments using touchscreen technology. This app will provide an experience that is ideal for...


Goshen, IN – In a recent article published by Goshen News, NWEA and MAP were featured prominently as a solution for measuring students based on their growth. Educators from around the state...


NWEA has been named a WebbAlign Depth of Knowledge Partner by the Wisconsin Center for Education Products and Services (WCEPS). The certification is awarded to organizations that participate in regular...


Matt Chapman was interviewed and quoted extensively in a article from Education Dive, a leading industry newsletter. The article, called What should districts keep in mind when weighing new federal...