MAP Growth Science Assessment Fact Sheet
This fact sheet provides an overview of the MAP Growth Science assessment. Learn how the assessment provides answers to important questions about student achievement and growth, how it helps educators make more confident decisions, and how it is continuously improved to provide an equitable testing experience.View fact sheet
Topics: Assessment, Science
Products: MAP Growth, MAP Science
NWEA Response to April 2023 Zavitkovsky Paper
This brief is a response to Paul Zavitkovsky’s paper titled “Data Rich/Information Poor,” and includes NWEA’s high-level comments and concerns regarding Mr. Zavitkovsky’s claims. The brief highlights five areas that challenge the strength, validity, and quality of some of Mr. Zavitkosky’s “findings,” and as such, provide context for interpreting his results with caution and scrutiny.
Topics: Assessment, Education research
Products: MAP Growth
Classroom ready: Simple, impactful ways to engage your teachers
Like the students they serve, every educator enters the classroom in varying states of readiness. Education leaders must ensure each teacher has the tools, professional learning, and guidance they need to be successful. This detailed guide examines how the components of an NWEA Solution can provide the support teachers demand and deserve.
Topics: Instructional strategy & resources, Assessment, Early learning, Leadership, Literacy, Math, Professional learning
Products: MAP Growth, MAP Accelerator, Professional Learning
The Continuing Educator | Does NWEA really help teachers? Misty Hodge with some real talk on innovators listening to educators
As a teacher, Misty Hodge wondered: Who makes these assessments I give my students? Are these companies listening to the teachers who use them, or are they just throwing darts in the dark? So she came to NWEA to make sure that teachers like her had a seat at the table. Misty shares her work leading NWEA’s partner advisory board and building something teachers can actually use. Then, Kailey and Misty nerd out about MAP Accelerator and how much it helps math teachers. Misty also shares stories from her time as an educator, including a creative use of a ropes course and a challenging first day as a substitute teacher. Thanks for listening — don’t forget to share, subscribe, and rate us five stars!
Topics: Assessment, Instructional strategy & resources, Math, Professional learning
Products: MAP Accelerator, Professional Learning
Kentucky district personalizes learning with MAP Accelerator
Schools and systems have had a growing need for evidence-based supplementary learning tools to address unfinished learning. See how Corbin Independent School District used MAP Accelerator to supercharge math growth in the district.
Topics: Assessment, Instructional strategy & resources, Math
Products: MAP Accelerator, MAP Growth
10 can’t-miss benefits of MAP Reading Fluency
All reading tests are not created equal. With helpful features, innovative reporting tools, and robust professional learning experiences, MAP® Reading Fluency™ is an early reading assessment unlike any other. Learn more about the equity-advancing, time-saving features included with MAP Reading Fluency
Topics: Assessment, Early learning, Equity, Instructional strategy & resources, Leadership, Literacy, Multilingual learners, Professional learning
Products: MAP Reading Fluency
Hamilton Heights Middle School’s MAP Growth scores show promising efficacy of new curricular approach
See how an Indiana middle school leveraged MAP Growth and IXL to pioneer a new “run-first, walk-later” approach to the curriculum.
Topics: Assessment, Insights and reports, Math
Products: MAP Growth
The Continuing Educator | Fuzzy feelings and wardrobe malfunctions: Lindsay Deacon and Amanda Kamm share their best teacher stories
What’s it like in classrooms right now? The only way to know is to ask a teacher, so we sat down with a first-grade elementary teacher and a sixth-grade social studies & science teacher and listened.
Topics: Early learning, Equity, Instructional strategy & resources, Literacy, Professional learning, Science, Social emotional learning
Products: Professional Learning