About the highlighter test aid

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The highlighter is an on-screen digital tool for students to highlight desired text, questions, and answers. It is available in MAP Growth 2-5 and 6+ assessments, but not MAP Growth K-2 assessments. Highlighter is available on Windows, Mac, and Chromebooks. It is not currently available on iPad. Highlighter is considered a test aid. Test aids are available for all NWEA test takers. Students can access the embedded technological aids as part of the Web-Based MAP testing platform at their own discretion.

How to highlight:
There are two ways to highlight and erase.

Explicit - Select the icon in the toolbar then select the text to be highlighted or erased:

Screenshot of a sample item with the highlighter tool selected
Sample item

Contextual - Click and drag to select text and then select from the menu:

Screenshot of a sample item with some text highlighted. The highlighter tool is available as a contextual menu.
Sample item

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