Seamless coordination from NWEA Program Management elevates the work of NewSchools Venture Fund
When a national nonprofit venture reimagining public education wanted to equip their large portfolio of partner schools with MAP Growth and professional learning, they leaned on the dedicated Program Management team at NWEA.
Topics: Insights and reports, Leadership, Professional learning
Products: MAP Growth, Professional Learning
Learning from districts’ COVID recovery interventions alongside AIR and Harvard University
In the wake of instructional challenges faced over the past two school years, NWEA, the Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER) at the American Institutes for Research (AIR), and the Center for Education Policy and Research (CEPR) at Harvard University have partnered with a coalition of large school districts across the country to help determine which COVID recovery interventions are working and to what extent.
Topics: Assessment, Early learning, Education research, Equity, Instructional strategy & resources, Literacy, Math, Professional learning
Trustworthy insights spur a groundbreaking teaching model in Dayton Public Schools
Bolstered by years of timely, reliable, MAP® Growth™ assessment data, Dayton Public Schools had the trustworthy insights they needed to launch their innovative two-teacher initiative.
Topics: Assessment, Early learning, Insights and reports, Leadership, Literacy, Math
Products: MAP Growth
A quick-start guide for practitioners planning and monitoring academic interventions
Resulting from our work with schools and districts through research partnerships, these guiding questions are a a relevant, helpful way to think through planning interventions and identify what aspects of interventions educators need to track to evaluate effectiveness.
Topics: Education research, Instructional strategy & resources, Literacy, Math
Why educators choose MAP Growth
Take a closer look at MAP Growth, the industry-leading interim assessment measuring achievement and growth in K-12 math, reading, language-usage and science. Learn why classroom teachers, building and system leaders turn to trustworthy data from MAP Growth to make stronger instructional and operational decisions.
Topics: Assessment, Insights and reports, Literacy, Math, Multilingual learners, Professional learning, Science
Products: MAP Growth
Connecting district and state assessments to increase impact – Alaska Overview
When district and state assessments feel disconnected, value and purpose are questioned. Faced with challenges, Alaska DEED partnered with NWEA® to create an innovative statewide assessment system that would enable districts to continue administering MAP® Growth while reducing overall testing and increasing the value of summative tests. Learn how Alaska shifted from a stand-alone summative test to a balanced system focused on teachers and students.
Topics: Assessment, Policy & advocacy
Products: State Solutions