• NWEA Professional Learning Workshop Overview Documents

    NWEA Professional Learning Workshop Overview Documents This page contains short overview documents for key NWEA professional learning workshops. Review these to know what will be covered in a session you've been sched...
    Michael Paric
    last modified by Greg Close
  • Weekly Professional Learning Videos for Teachers

    During this unprecedented time of school closures and virtual learning from home, our students need to build their independence and self-direction more than ever.   Empower Students as Independent Learners is a n...
    Vicki Rodriguez
    last modified by Vicki Rodriguez
  • How to leverage your MAP Growth data for virtual instruction

    To make it easier to understand what your students are ready to learn, the NWEA Professional Learning team created a step-by-step guide for accessing and applying data from the Class Breakdown by Goal report and the L...
    Vicki Rodriguez
    last modified by Vicki Rodriguez
  • 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
    last modified by Keith Drieberg
  • Trying on the 6 Thinking Hats

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    Vicki Rodriguez
    last modified by Vicki Rodriguez
  • 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
    last modified by Natalie Laderas
  • MAP & Special Education

    Is there anyone who is using MAP data to collect progress monitoring data for considering Special Education eligibility in a RTI approach.
    Keith Drieberg
    last modified by Keith Drieberg
  • 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
    last modified by Traci Odle
  • How to organize teachers to be able to view their student data at the high school level

    How do I organize high school teachers to be able to view their high school students, because it is not always by grade level, but by discipline. Some of them teach certain groups of students and this changes by semes...
    Keith Drieberg
    last modified by Keith Drieberg
  • 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
  • Practice Tests

    The practice tests are all the same questions. No matter what grade you select. I really want to use practice test questions as warm-ups. 
    Keith Menger
    last modified by Keith Menger
  • 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
    last modified by Christina Lancaster
  • Finalizing a Test

    We have students taking WAY more time than the estimates provided by NWEA.  Is there a way for the testing administrators to finalize tests - even if the students have not finished - after a set amount of time?
    Mark Carl
    last modified by Mark Carl
  • 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
    last modified by K.C. Ratliff
  • MAP Topics Change by Term?

    I was reading one of the NWEA community blogs and read that the content of the MAP test changes each testing term. I was totally unaware that each testing term contains different content. Can I find a list of what top...
    Natalie Roman
    last modified by Natalie Roman
  • MAP Rollout in a district

    Can anyone share with me their rollout plan for their district. I would like to see how you handle ongoing professional development, as well as how you include the MAP video library and get teachers to view these grea...
    Keith Drieberg
    last modified by Keith Drieberg
  • 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
    last modified by jane.nuessen@nwea.org
  • Get On Board: Learn and Connect

    WELCOME to our community. We're glad to have you here.   One of the best ways to become acquainted with the NWEA Connection community and all its sub spaces is to complete the Onboarding Quest. Quest are lists o...
    Natalie Laderas
    last modified by Natalie Laderas
  • Can a student do a re-test

    If a student is having a bad day, and just guesses or does not take the test seriously, can they do a retest during the testing window.
    Keith Drieberg
    last modified by Keith Drieberg
  • What are your go-to goal-setting strategies?

    "A goal without a plan is just a wish." This quote is attributed to Antoine de Saint Exupéry, author of The Little Prince. It also appeared in 50 Ways to Lose Ten Pounds by Joan Horbiak....
    Vicki Rodriguez
    last modified by Vicki Rodriguez