Bilingualism is something to celebrate! Especially because our Spanish-speaking students have double the work to grow their proficiency in Spanish and English. MAP® Growth™ in Spanish champions our dual language students so teachers can know exactly where they’re excelling and where they need support.
One of the foundational purposes of assessment is providing good data—and useful data—to teachers and administrators to help them understand their students’ learning. But sometimes, it can be …
Author: Kristie Werner
Topics: Assessment basics, MAP Spanish
Recently, we blogged about assessment data representing a whole class of diverse learners—including Spanish-speaking students. We asked the question, “Do your current assessments let Spanish …
Topics: MAP Growth, MAP Spanish
Our mission at NWEA is partnering to help all kids learn. And we don’t just talk about the mission; we live and breathe it. Providing teachers and administrators with information to know how to …
Author: Chris Minnich
Topics: MAP Growth, MAP Reading Fluency, MAP Spanish
Of approximately 4.8 million English Language Learners (ELLs) in US public schools, nearly 80% are native Spanish speakers. Educators are looking for better information on the largest subset of …
Do you have Spanish speakers in your school?
Teachers need help identifying what students in one-way and two-way dual language programs are ready to learn. They also need help knowing which kids …
Author: Melissa Stadtfeld
Topics: Early learning, MAP Spanish, Equity
Has diversity increased in your school or district since you became an educator?
Work by the Pew Research Center has shown that post-Millennials—kids born between 1997 and 2012—are the most …
Topics: MAP Spanish, Equity
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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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