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.
“The word ‘data’ has the potential to make even the most seasoned teacher break out in a sweat, like the kid sitting in the back who forgot there was a summative assessment today.”
- Sarah …
Author: Kasi Miller
Topics: MAP Growth
College and career readiness has been a recent drive of K-12 education, aiming to prepare students to enter post-secondary education without remediation. Students generally take the ACTⓇ or SATⓇ …
Author: Fenesha Hubbard
My MAP® story began long before joining NWEA, when I was a district administrator in Massillon City Schools, Ohio. As is still the case, all third-grade students needed a proficient reading score on …
Author: Lynne Kulich
As the school year begins to wind down, summer plans begin to take shape. A plan many schools and teachers are forming is one to support summer reading—whether through a formal program or simply …
Author: John Wood
Today, our Media Spotlight shines on teacher Sarah Beachkofsky at partner district Beaufort County School District in South Carolina. Beachkofsky, an eighth-grade English language arts teacher at …
School is out, and if you’re like a lot of us parents, you’re still combing through piles of papers, artwork, reports, and other locker remnants that came home from school. One item you should …
Author: Kara Bobowski
Topics: MAP Growth, Supporting families
Since growth is a vital gauge of student progress, it’s crucial to estimate it as accurately as possible. To estimate growth well and provide actionable assessment data for all students, …
Author: Nicole Zdeb
Topics: MAP Growth, Assessment basics
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