Introduction to MAP Brochure

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Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) are K – 12 interim assessments that measure growth, project proficiency on high-stakes tests, and inform how educators differentiate instruction, evaluate programs, and structure curriculum....

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Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) Science for use with Next Generation Science Standards One Sheet

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Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) Science for use with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)* assessments are available for the 2016–17 school year. These assessments measure student growth toward understanding of...

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McKinney Independent School District, Texas

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Building a data culture to promote academic growth A guiding principle in McKinney (Texas) Independent School District is that students from all economic backgrounds can and should reach high levels...

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The Future is Growth: Measuring student growth to achieve equity

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A comprehensive e-book about measuring student growth. A fundamental question—perhaps the fundamental question—educators ask is, “Are my students learning?” This question reverberates throughout school systems, communities, and the nation. To answer...

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Pewaukee School District, Wisconsin – A district reaps rewards when it opts in for personalized assessment

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For more than a decade, Pewaukee School District Superintendent JoAnn Sternke has watched her district get better and better at its mission: opening the door to each student’s future. The...

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MAP College Readiness Benchmarks Study

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Northwest Evaluation Association™ (NWEA™) has completed a study to predict performance on the ACT® achievement tests in reading and mathematics using scores on the Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) assessments...

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MAP: Making a difference in three Michigan districts

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How NWEA interim assessments benefit students and educators in very different settings Providing a quality educational experience while ensuring each student’s academic growth can be a challenge for any district....

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MAP and KLT in Ohio: Learn how educators in three regions prioritize student growth and engagement

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When educators take interim assessment data and formative assessment practices to heart, everyone wins Providing a quality educational experience that focuses on each student’s academic growth and engagement can be...

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Ohio

 Rio Rancho School District, New Mexico – Strategic use of interim assessment data helps student achievement soar

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In New Mexico’s Rio Rancho school district, students and educators at Puesta del Sol Elementary take inspiration from Spirit the Eagle’s ability to soar. The mascot, who presides over approximately...

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Crawford AuSable School District 

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In Michigan, data-driven instruction earns a rural district national acclaim Bringing a school district from lagging to leading takes strength, skill, and a united vision. Over the last eight years,...

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Khan Academy One Sheet

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Seamlessly connect every student’s Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) interim assessment data to appropriate instructional activities with MAP to Khan Academy. Because students’ MAP and MAP for Primary Grades RIT...

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Bureau of Indian Education – Tri-School Case Study

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Bureau of Indian Education  For students and educators in three BIE schools, MAP data make a difference  Providing a quality educational experience while ensuring each student’s academic growth can be...

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Keeping Learning on Track: FAQ

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Looking to learn more about how Keeping Learning on Track(R) (KLT(TM)) can help your teachers master and apply classroom formative assessment strategies? Take a look at our frequently asked questions.

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10 Questions to Ask about Student Growth Assessments

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Quality student growth data gives you a clear picture of student learning, proficiency, and college readiness during your transition to Common Core State Standards. Use our list of questions to...

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Why Interim Assessment Matters: The Importance of Data Comparability

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How are you tracking your students’ progress on new, rigorous state standards—including each student’s learning challenges and triumphs? The second article in our multi-part series takes a look at why...

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10 questions to help you find assessments that fit your needs

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Do you want a more in-depth picture of student progress than proficiency scores alone can provide? Using quality interim assessments to measure every student’s academic growth can help teachers teach,...

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Understanding Formative Assessment and Why it Needs to Be a Priority for Every School

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Thought leader Dylan Wiliam believes any school wanting to improve academic performance should make formative assessment a priority. Experience the webinar to find out why. You will learn from Wiliam,...

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For Every Child, Multiple Measures: What Parents and Educators Want From K-12 Assessments

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Produced by NWEA and Grunwald Associates LLC, For Every Child, Multiple Measures: What Parents and Educators Want From K-12 Assessments gauges the assessment needs of parents, teachers and district administrators...

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CPAA Case Study: Identifying Skill-Specific Resource Needs

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Duchesne Academy is an independent all girl school located in Houston, Texas. Duchesne’s Lower School emphasizes total development across the cognitive, social, physical, and spiritual domains. The school also places...

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CPAA Case Study: Differentiation & Parent Involvement

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Moanalua Elementary School is one of four elementary schools in the Moanalua complex in Honolulu, Hawaii. This high-performing school uses the Children’s Progress Academic Assessment (CPAA) for screening and helping...

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CPAA Case Study: Proactive Approach in Pre-K – 3

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Maine School Administrative District 35 (MSAD 35) is a Pre-K through 12 mid-sized district in southern Maine. Educators at its two Pre-K through grade 3 elementary schools rely on Children’s...

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CPAA Case Study: User-friendly, Developmentally-Appropriate Assessment

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York is a small district with two elementary schools, located on the southern coast of Maine. The district is implementing a Response to Intervention (RTI) framework to ensure that all...

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CPAA Case Study: Monitoring Needs Across Multiple Campuses

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Fairmont is a private school network serving students in preschool through grade 12. Based in Orange County, California, Fairmont manages six separate sites (including an international campus). Fairmont first began...

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Building a Culture of Success

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MAP Case study Wayzata, MN High schools used MAP Math 6+ to help measure progress and evaluate program effectiveness. Wayzata high school offers a rigorous math program in which most...

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Panhandle, Independent School District, Texas – A high-performing district uses data to ensure growth for every student

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Exploring the Benefits of Adaptive Assessment In 2011, Panhandle ISD began using Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) and MAP for Primary Grades (MPG) interim assessments. With over 80% of their...

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All in for Embedded Formative Assessment

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KLT Case Study Sheffield – Sheffield Lake City School District Knowing that it needed exceptional teamwork and tools to help students meet rigorous Common Core standards, Ohio’s Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City...

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Ohio

Southern Oregon Education Service District Builds Formative Assessment Capacity at Scale

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KLT Case Study With a shrinking budget and an expanding service area—covering over 10,000 square miles, thirteen districts, and more than 49,000 students—the Southern Oregon Education Service District has been...

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The Importance of Data Comparability

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Interim assessments offer many advantages, including the ability to gather and compare data that’s collected over time—both within a single year and over the course of multiple years. An interim...

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Keeping Learning on Track: Real-time formative assessment to positively impact student learning

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KLT One Sheet Keeping Learning on Track is a sustained, multiyear program that builds expertise in formative assessment as a process. Teachers learn key methods to gather evidence of learning...

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MPG Case Study: Common Core Readiness and Growth in the Early Grades

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Stepstone Academy™ is a Cleveland, Ohio urban charter school with an innovative blended learning model. In 2012 it welcomed its inaugural class of 113 kindergarteners and first graders and will...

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Student Test-Taking Effort and the Assessment of Student Growth in Evaluating Teacher Effectiveness

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Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA, April, 2013. Authors: Steven L. Wise, Lingling Ma, John Cronin, Robert...

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Early Childhood Assessment: Implementing Effective Practice

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Young children develop rapidly, and at varying rates across domains. The approaches that work for older students are not always developmentally appropriate in this context. This white paper brings together key...

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