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.
Over the past few years NWEA has been developing a program in which we link MAP/MPG results—particularly goal level RIT scores—to digital content that is commercially available. We have done this …
Author: John Wood
Topics: MAP Growth
A few years ago, I was working with a district that was partnering with NWEA to help all kids grow and learn. This was a new experience for me. I had not experienced the power of MAP interim …
Author: Virginia "Jenny" Williams
Topics: MAP Growth, Assessment basics
A recent Teach.Learn.Grow blog, “Profiles in Partnership: An Illinois school finds success in early intervention using MAP,” talked about how one of NWEA’s partner districts, the Woodstock …
Author: April Roethel
Have you ever spent time scouring your garage or kitchen for just the right tool, only to discover that it was in front of you all along? I know I have!
If you’re using Measures of Academic …
Author: Nikkie Zanevsky
Topics: MAP Growth, Professional development
My elementary school teaching experience happened in two distinct settings. In one, a far-out suburb of Washington, D.C., most of my students lived in single-family homes and were native English …
Author: Mathina Calliope
In today's classrooms, it is not uncommon to find students working in collaborative groups. They are placed into these groups by using various methods and sometimes those methods (MAP RIT ranges, …
This summer NWEA will release the 2015 norms. What exactly are norms and why should educators care? Think of social norms. They are the standard or typical behaviors that we expect from all members …
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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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