• What are the Most Important 21st Century Digital Skills for Students?

    A few weeks ago I ran across this interesting graphic in this post from the World Economic Forum.  In my opinion they're all important to learn for anyone who is a consumer of information on the Internet, but the...
    Natalie Laderas
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  • Using MAP Screening Tests for Admissions

    Since going on-line for the time being, our private school is going to start using MAP screening tests as our admissions test in a regular browser at the student's home. I will communicate with them using Zoom.An...
    Tere Hager
    created by Tere Hager
  • Report & Profile access for all grade level teachers

    All of my grade level teachers cannot see their grade level student profiles because they are not assigned to the student or the student is not enrolled on their roster.  How could all grade level teachers s...
    K.C. Ratliff
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  • MAP Growth Conditional Growth Index

    We often hear questions from partners like the one below concerning the Conditional Growth Index. If you have any feedback you would like to share or additional questions to ask please reply to this discussi...
    jane.nuessen@nwea.org
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  • End of test screen

    It would be helpful if the percentile were on the end of test screen.
    Cynthia McKibben
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  • Rapid Guessing

    Can we adjust the rapid guessing on NWEA?
    Chet Devarney
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  • How Do You Define Formative Assessment?

    Consider these two definitions:  “Formative assessment is a process used by teachers and students during instruction that provides feedback to adjust ongoing teaching and learning to improve...
    Vicki Rodriguez
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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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  • What do student goal-setting conversations look like and sound like?

    If you manage to find that precious one-on-one time with a student… how might you use it for goal-setting with MAP® data? For concrete ideas and examples, first download our infographic and then watch samp...
    Vicki Rodriguez
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  • Fusion Takeaways

    Hi Fusion attendees and presenters! We’d love to hear what you learned, were inspired by, or any memorable moments from Fusion St. Louis.     Tami Hunter Robin Whitacre Kathy Dyer Robyn Sturgeon Amy Sc...
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  • Year One of Skills Navigator

    What successes have your district found with Skills Navigator?  Our district is in Year 1.  Anything you think we should know? 
    Kristina Guntharp
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  • Spring to Fall RIT scores

    Can spring and fall MAP Growth RIT be used to look at the impact of summer loss and/or summer programs without formally testing students in a summer administration)?  We do not have the capacity to administe...
    Anna Yuen
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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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  • RIT to Concepts

    A question often asked in workshops concerns how the RIT to Concepts resource relates to a given grade level.  For information on this topic please see the information below...    Introdu...
  • Improving Test Engagement in MAP Growth

    Do you want to know more about the test engagement tool within MAP Growth?  Use the link below to check out the Partner Support article to see responses to frequently asked questions on the test engagement capabi...
    jane.nuessen@nwea.org
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  • when to start Map Test

    Hi wana Ask ,How we know the Next term Map test Date ,when to begin and when to end.
    Rubab Ramzan
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  • More On Interpreting MAP Growth Scores...

    This question was received from a partner concerning how to handle a score for a student who somehow took the wrong MAP Growth assessment..   "...when interpreting scores for my school, I came across a 2nd ...
    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 to Do AFTER Winter Testing? 5 Tips from Teachers

    Done with your winter testing?  Wondering what to do to make the data useful, beneficial and timely? Check out this recent Teach. Learn. Grow. blog by Nikkie Zanevsky, an independent consultant at NWEA,...
    jane.nuessen@nwea.org
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  • How long does it take students to complete MAP Growth assessments?

    This is a question that NWEA consultants often get asked by partners.  Since there is no time limit for how long students can take to complete NWEA assessments the true answer is "it varies".  Howe...
    jane.nuessen@nwea.org
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