• A Teacher’s Guide to MAP Growth Reports

    Over the years, many teachers have asked questions like, “Which MAP Growth report should I start with?”, or “Which MAP Growth report is the most effective?” or even, “What order should I ...
    Jaime Vazquez
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  • A Teacher’s Guide for Family Conferences

    Fall has flown by—and if your students have completed their fall MAP Growth testing, it’s the perfect time to get ready to use data for family conferences. If you’ve got a lot of data, but not a lot ...
    Jaime Vazquez
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  • A Teacher's Guide to Getting the Most Out of MAP Growth in the Summer

    Summer’s here, and while kids loving have a break from school, it can be a challenge to keep them engaged with learning all the way through the fall. In fact, one of the questions that comes up regularly here in...
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  • 3 Questions to Ask Students in the Fall to Help Them Get the Most Out of MAP

    Assessments can be a tough thing for kids to connect with—it’s one thing to comb through the data and make powerful realizations about how they’re growing, and it’s a completely different thing...
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  • It's fall again, what reports should I start with?

    Coming back from summer isn’t just tough on students—teachers have to make the transition back to the classroom too, and that means remembering a lot of details about everything from student allergies to c...
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  • Using Data to Create Small Reading Groups

    As educators, we constantly hear how important data collection is, but are often not given the tools for what to do with data. We need to change that! In this post, I’m tackling how data can be used to design sm...
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  • How do you support teachers who are new to MAP?

    One of the consistent themes across the community is how much teachers are willing to support one another when it comes to getting the most out of MAP results. Whether it's through mentoring relationships, suppor...
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  • Winter Testing Advice from Teach. Learn. Grow. Blog

    It's winter testing season! For many districts, now is the time to give interim assessments, so students and teachers can check in on progress toward growth goals together. If you're new to winter testing, or you're l...
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  • How do YOU celebrate winter growth?

    Winter testing is the perfect time to use MAP Growth (and other assessments from the MAP Suite) to check in on how students are doing—and determine if they're on track to meet their goals, as well as potential n...
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  • Make winter testing effective with these four key reports!

    If you’re like me, you might be wondering, “Where did fall go?!?”. Schools are always busy handling new challenges, and before you know it, three months of the school year are gone! And while you kno...
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  • Why I’m Grateful for Growth Measures Like MAP Growth

    Stop me if you’ve heard this one: I’m filling out my son’s next Ages & Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) that’s due when he turns three, and I’m freaking out, convinced that the responses I ...
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  • How are you using progress monitoring tests?

    If you use MAP Reading Fluency, you've got access to a tool for tracking the growth of your English Oral Reading students: progress monitoring tests.      Progress monitoring tests a...
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  • How do YOU talk to families about MAP data?

    Family-teacher conferences are the perfect time to team up with families in support of your students! Whether you're discussing how to help them toward their growth goals, or celebrating how much they've grown, it's a...
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  • Last-minute Support for Proctors!

    If there's one thing all schools have in common, it's this: they have to deal with the unexpected all the time. And now that it's MAP Growth testing season, that may mean that a new staff member or someone fillin...
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  • Make year-end reporting easier with the MAP Growth Insights Report

    Each spring, many district administrators out there are tasked with reporting metrics to others in their communities – from parents to school boards – that answer the question, “How are the schools i...
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  • Final set of entries from our inspiring teacher contest!

    Update: You can check out all of the contest winners on Teach.Learn.Growand other entrants here.   Greetings,   We’re back again with another set of entrants from our inspiring teachers ...
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  • More Entries from Our Inspiring Teachers Contest!

    Update: You can check out all of the contest winners on Teach.Learn.Grow and other entrants here.   Hello again!   We’re back with more entrants from our recent contest for teachers who keep their kids...
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  • MAP en español  - Your Questions Answered

      MAP Spanish offers equitable assessment tools to better understand the next steps in learning for your Spanish-speaking students. Here are answers to the top 10 most frequently asked questions:   1. How mu...
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  • Even more teacher entries from our inspiring teacher contest!

    Update: You can check out all of the contest winners on Teach.Learn.Grow and other entrants here. Greetings!   This week, we’re going to continue featuring entrants to our recent contest for teachers who ...
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  • Meet the runners up in our inspiring teacher contest!

    Update: You can check out all of the contest winners on Teach.Learn.Grow and other entrants here.   Hello again! Thank you to everyone who submitted entries in our Teacher Appreciation c...
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