MAP Overview for Teachers and School Leaders

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Maximize every student’s learning and growth with MAP Personalized assessments, precise results. Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) computer adaptive interim assessments provide a personalized assessment experience by adapting to each...

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A Comprehensive Guide to the MAP K – 12 Computer Adaptive Interim Assessment

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Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) K – 12 interim assessments provide essential information about a student’s continuum of learning and growth trajectory. MAP is a tool to help identify strengths...

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MAP Growth Insights

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You have your Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) growth data—but you’re looking for a quick way to discover if groups of your students demonstrate reasonable growth. To meet your need,...

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MAP Similar Schools Insights

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You have your Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) growth data—but you’re looking for a quick way to discover if groups of your students demonstrate reasonable growth. To meet your need,...

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MAP Similar Schools Insights FAQ

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Are you curious about what the Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) Similar Schools Insights reports are and how they might benefit you? These reports provide a view of student growth...

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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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Our Lady of Hungary Catholic School, Indiana : School achieves double-digit growth with the help of interim and classroom formative assessment data

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In 2014, South Bend’s Our Lady of Hungary Catholic School welcomed its third principal in four years: Kevin Goralczyk, an Indiana native and seasoned educator. Together with the parish’s pastor,...

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Accessibility and Accommodations FAQ

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NWEA™ is committed to making our products accessible for all students. Various accommodations and accessibility features for Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) and MAP for Primary Grades (MPG) assessments ensure...

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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: 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

Make Assessment Relevant eBook

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In Make Assessment Matter: Students and Educators Want Tests that Support Learning, those closest to assessment shared their opinions on the subject. When do students find assessment feedback useful? What impact...

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Early Learning (MPG & CPAA) One Sheet Overview

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Students in the earliest grades need a unique approach. Learn more about how our adaptive early learning assessments can help you maximize skill development and growth well before high stakes...

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MPG to MAP Transition Guidance Document

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NWEA Recommendations for Transitioning Students from MPG to MAP 2 – 5 In order to determine which test is more appropriate to administer to your elementary grade students, it is...

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Novi Community School District, Michigan – A high-achieving district recommits to high-quality assessment practices

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After first implementing Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) computer adaptive interim assessments in 2004, Novi Community School District’s engagement with MAP ebbed and flowed for the next several years. Without...

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Michigan

 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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Proficiency Guidance on New State Summative Assessments

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What can school districts that use MAP RIT scores do right now to understand whether students are on track to meet college and career readiness performance standards?

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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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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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Destination PD One Sheet Overview

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Destination PD—the NWEA™ online learning platform—delivers tailored learning content based on the role of each member of your staff, as well as the NWEA products and services you are using, all...

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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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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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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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MAP for Primary Grades (MPG)

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The Power of Growth Measurement, Tailored for Your Youngest Students Reading & Mathematics, K-2 Young learners enter school with a wide variety of educational experiences. Early identification and intervention have...

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Pennsylvania Linking Study 2010

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NWEA completed a project to connect the scale of Pennsylvania System of School Assessments (PSSA) used for Pennsylvania mathematics and reading assessments with NWEA’s RIT scale. Information from the PSSA assessments was...

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