• 5 Minute MAP in a Flash: Refresher for MAP Growth

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    As we return from summer break or even at Winter or Spring testing and need those quick, brief, reminders about key MAP Growth points, could a "5 minute MAP in a Flash" Refresher for MAP Growth be added to the Profess...
    Jennifer Clairmont
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  • Quadrant Chart and strategies for teachers

    I am working on a document of strategies around the quadrant chart. The quadrant chart presents high and low around the themes of achievement and growth. This is one of my favorite charts as an administrator.  ...
    Keith Drieberg
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  • Should I look at Fall-Spring or Spring-Spring growth to determine if students have met ideal growth?

    Should I look at Fall-Spring or Spring-Spring growth to determine if students have met ideal growth?   What if students meet Fall-Spring goals but not Spring-Spring, etc.?
    Christina Lancaster
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  • Student progress from Spring to Fall

    After the Fall assessment we looked at Cohorts of students, our 3rd graders dropped 9.3 RIT points in the grade-level mean from when they took the test last spring as 2nd graders. Is this typical?
    Mava Goddard
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  • Screening:  Reading Early Literacy K-2 Class Report

    Looking at the Class Report for the Reading Early Literacy, over on the far column under Total Number of Students...one of our teachers gave this test last week, her the total number of students who took the test...
    Mava Goddard
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  • K-2 vs 2-5 math test

    How do I know when to move my second graders to the 2-5 test?  What are the differences between the math k-2 and the math 2-5 test? Is one better than the other?
    Maria Chubb
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  • How Can You Build Your own Professional Learning Network (PLN)?

    Revisiting this topic at a time of the year in which we often look for support from our colleague as we approach the final testing season of the year.    I've always felt that work is more product...
    jane.nuessen@nwea.org
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  • Resources for Using Lexile Scores with MAP Assessments

    If you need RIT to Lexile® help NWEA has many resources available. Take a look below to see what might be beneficial for you and your colleagues! What is a Lexile score? Where can ...
  • What “Dancing with the Stars” Teaches Us About Balancing Growth and Proficiency

    Melissa Bain supports Illinois State and Government Partnerships for NWEA. She works directly with the Board of Education, Governor’s, and City of Chicago Mayor’s office, as well as key district and state ...
    jane.nuessen@nwea.org
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  • MAP resources to support a successful start to the school year!

    Are you looking for some resources to support your use of the MAP Suite assessments as you kick off the new school year?  Below are some links that you might find useful as you prepare for the first assessment.&#...
    jane.nuessen@nwea.org
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  • Does anyone know how to delete a resource that was uploaded to course for practice?

    I am playing around with the Proctor Quick Start course, and the box in the bottom right had an 'Upload' option, so I uploaded one of my own district resource docs for our proctors.  But it was just for practice,...
    Christina Mattioli
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  • 5 best Professional Learning Practices

    Check out the interview with NWEA's own Kathy Dyer featured in the eSchool News article. "How to deliver PL that really works".  Kathy serves the Professional Learning Design Team as the Manag...
    jane.nuessen@nwea.org
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  • Data Analysis and Collaboration

    As your school year winds down and testing is drawing to a close what type of data analysis activities are you doing?  Are these activities being done individually, as a group collaboration or both?  Please ...