• 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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  • MAP skills assessment, calculator use

    My school is new to the MAP Skills product, and students are currently taking the initial missions 'assessments'. What is the expectation for calculator use during the missions? With such varied questions around the r...
    Tom Ciaccio
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  • Where do students go to log-in to Map Skills?

    Where do students go to log in to MAP skills?
    Angie Noble
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  • 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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  • 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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  • Does MAP provide a list of sample questions that align to specific Common Core Standards?

    I am trying to do item level analysis, but it is challenging when you can actually see the wording of questions! 
    Lily Brown
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  • Gifted Student Performance

    How does MAP testing work with gifted students?  If students test at a very high level at the end of second grade (for instance, a 247 in math), how does that affect their scores for the next year?  The stud...
    Traci Odle
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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 ...
  • How do you use MAP Growth or MAP Skills data to help with instructional planning?

    How do you use MAP Growth or MAP Skills data to help with instructional planning for your How do you use MAP Growth or MAP Skills data to help with instructional planning for your ELL students? Struggling st...
    Marziah Karch
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  • MAP Skills and MAP Growth

    How does MAP Growth connect to MAP Skills?
    Yvonne Sorenson
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  • Digital Materials: A change in our habits of practice

    As many of our participants have already experienced, NWEA is moving away from Pen-Pencil-Workbooks and developing our skills at using our usual and customary devices to interact over learning and content.  This ...
    Tim Neville
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  • Lesson Plan

    Where do you get a template from for the NWEA lesson plan 
    Derek Johnson
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