Achievement and growth tables for private schools
By: Michael Dahlin, Art Katsapis
This interactive tool provides context on the typical patterns of achievement and growth in mathematics and reading for private and Catholic schools who take MAP Growth assessments. It provides multiple ways to examine patterns for different groups of students, including by student gender, race/ethnic group, region, and state.See More
The MAP Growth Goal Explorer is designed to support and simplify the goal-setting process by showing a range of possible fall-to-spring growth goals against the backdrop of important academic benchmarks.
In this guest blog on the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment’s CenterLine, the authors share their perspective on how states, districts, and schools should consider using assessment to support instruction when school begins again in the fall.
By: Patrick Meyer, G. Gage Kingsbury
This book presents varied applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in test development, including research and successful examples of using AI technology in automated item generation, automated test assembly, automated scoring, and computerized adaptive testing.
By: Steven Wise
Rapid-guessing can distort test scores and adversely affect measurement. New research shows how disengaged responses can also distort content representation.
By: Steven Wise
What can educators do right now to address the potential learning shortfall from COVID-19 school closures in the fall and help students catch up? Here are seven recommendations.
This paper reports on whether transfer learning can improve the prediction of the difficulty and response time parameters for ≈ 18,000 multiple-choice questions from a high-stakes medical exam.
By: Kang Xue, Victoria Yaneva, Christopher Runyon, Peter Baldwin
How to promote equity in advanced coursework participation: Three strategies for closing the gaps—and retaining students
How can leaders in education better understand and address opportunity gaps in course-taking? District administrators in Gresham-Barlow School District (GBSD), just outside Portland, Oregon, took a data-driven approach.
By: Teresa Ketelsen, Beth Tarasawa