MAP® Growth™ is a critical part of a school’s healthy ecosystem. This interim assessment—administered up to three times a year—establishes a baseline for students’ learning and provides insight on how to foster growth. Learn more about the science behind the assessment, hear about teachers’ experiences implementing the data in their classroom, and find resources for families who want more clarity and involvement.
When I was a teacher, my weekends tended to have a similar cadence. Friday night was spent unwinding and trying to stay awake during family movie night. Saturday and part of Sunday were about …
Author: Mary Resanovich
Topics: MAP Growth
As any researcher will tell you, good data doesn’t just happen. It’s the result of a lot of care and planning. When administering an interim assessment like MAP® Growth™, we get good data when …
Author: Jonathan Fine
Topics: MAP Growth, Assessment basics
Every school year, students take assessments designed to help teachers better understand what kids know and how they are growing academically. MAP® Growth™, our assessment for children in …
Author: Aaron Marion
Topics: MAP Growth, Supporting families
At NWEA, we work with thousands of schools and districts across the US and in more than 145 countries around the world. Since we reach millions of students each year, there’s a pretty good chance …
Author: Jean Fleming
I ran across a blog post the other day that was hard to read. Hard because it reminded me of how overwhelmed I felt every time I got an assignment by a student in one of my college writing classes …
Author: Monica Rodríguez
Topics: MAP Growth, Classroom tips
We’ve all been there: We’re at an important event, like back-to-school night, and we’re nodding along, self-consciously avoiding asking the questions that are burning inside us. We think, …
Author: Kailey Rhodes
Topics: MAP Growth, Supporting families, Assessment basics
Yesenia was one of those students a teacher always remembers. A bright, shy, inordinately kind third-grader, she was born in Ecuador, moved to Quebec—and learned French—during kindergarten, then …
Topics: MAP Growth, Classroom tips, MAP Accelerator
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