Whether you’re an educator or family member, learn more about assessment—including the MAP® Suite—and the data it provides to ensure all students have a clear path for growth. Resources for every experience level help you stay informed throughout the year.
Learning to read is messy. We don’t simply learn to read by mastering sequential, discrete skills in a neat and tidy way. The complex neurological process of learning to read is quite the opposite …
Author: Heather Cella
You’ve probably heard the saying, often attributed to Desmond Tutu, that the best way to eat an elephant is—wait for it—one bite at a time.
In the world of big data we’re all living in today, …
Author: Jonathan Fine
Educators can use MAP®Growth™ assessment data to support student growth and achievement in numerous ways. One of those ways is leveraging NWEA instructional connections. These partners are …
Author: Jessica McFeron
If you’re a practitioner of formative assessment, you may have heard of establishing success criteria in the classroom. Before students can take responsibility for their own learning, they need …
Author: Kailey Rhodes
I think it’s safe to say that no one likes to feel ignored.
I used to spend hours commenting on students’ work, only to feel ignored when they didn’t do anything with the feedback. I …
Author: Erin Beard
As you may have seen in my previous post, I like to replace the word “data” with the term “learning evidence.” This helps me stay focused on making sure information is gathered and used in …
At NWEA, we have many in-depth conversations about the role and purpose of assessments with our district partners, state and federal leaders, and other key members of the educational community.
Author: Katie Topping
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Lots of kids dread math. You can help them love it. Get advice on how from our Teach. Learn. Grow. math experts in our latest ebook.
There’s a lot policymakers can do to support schools during COVID-19. We talked with experts Evan Stone and LaTanya Pattillo about what to focus on during SY21–22.
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Effective literacy instruction must rely on the science of reading and best practices in balanced literacy.
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