• New Partner Tip: Best Practices for MAP Growth

    The first step is to ensure the student’s devices are set up. It’s recommended to do this step at least a few days before the first day of testing. After proctor training has been completed you can also cr...
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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.  ...
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  • 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. 
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  • Can I close the test window the same day students complete testing?

    Question Can I close the test window the same day students complete testing? Answer Yes, you can complete the test window the same day students complete testing. Test events that were started on the test window en...
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  • Tip: Best practices for testing

    Fall testing has begun! Help your students have the best testing experience possible by following these recommendations:   Update your firewall settings to make sure all of our testing servers are allowed. ...
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  • Can't find out how to access my skills report

    I recently found out how to give skills testing for my first graders. I gave the test 3/12./20. When I go to report queue I try to do look it up in the date range given. I have tried multiple different things in the d...
    Amber Fleming
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  • Dual enrolled students on summary reports

    Introduction For students who are rostered at two schools (dually enrolled), their test results for the Class report and the summary reports (District Summary, Student Growth Summary, Grade Report, and Projected Prof...
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  • Tip: College Explorer Tool

    Have you checked out our College Explorer Tool to see where a student's RIT score can help determine if they're on track to attend their dream school? This handy interactive map can help predict a student's potential ...
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  • How to modify instructional weeks

    Introduction Your organization is able to specify the number of instructional weeks before each testing term. You can specify this by district, or by each individual school. Steps To get the most accurate growth a...
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  • How to create a test session

    Introduction How do I create a test session to test students? Steps A user with a proctor role can create or open a test session. For instructions on how to create or open a test session, see Set Up Testing in the...
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  • Valid SEM range for MAP Growth

    Introduction The standard error of measure indicates a score's precision. If the SEM is too low or too high, the test will be invalidated on MAP Growth reports. Information Tests with an SEM outside of these range...
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  • Five Myths of Personalized Learning

    Modern classrooms are teeming with students of varying interests, backgrounds, abilities, and learning needs. To engage these students, learning must be every bit as diverse. But what do people mean, exactly, when the...
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  • Maximum number of students in test session

    Question What is the maximum number of students I can add to a test session? Answer There is no maximum number of students you can add to a test session. However, we recommend that each test session contain fewer ...
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  • Student Data Exercises

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  • How to modify term and test windows for MAP Growth

    Introduction How do I set, update, or modify the term or the test window dates for MAP Growth? Steps Users with the District Assessment Coordinator or System Administrator roles can set, update, or modify the dist...
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  • Student cannot find name when joining a test session

    Symptom When joining a test session, the student cannot find their name. Explanation This will happen if you have not added the student to the test session, or if the student's status on the proctor screen is anyt...
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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.?
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  • Back to School-Could These Resources Help?

    Everywhere I look, there are signs that it is back-to-school time. Summer break certainly seemed short this year, but I don't think that teachers ever really take a break. They always seem to be either prepa...
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  • QUEST: New Member Onboarding

    Welcome to NWEA Connection! We have created this quest to help you learn more about this community and how to navigate it.   Your first question may be, "What is a quest?".  Quests are created to encourag...
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  • MAP Reading Fluency: Missing test results in reports

    Symptom Some or all students are missing from MAP Reading Fluency reports. Explanation The student's test may still be on progress, or you may need to select a different term. MAP Reading Fluency uses set term dat...
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