• How to install or update the NWEA Secure Testing app for iPad

    Introduction How to install or update the NWEA Secure Testing app for iPad. Steps You can view the NWEA Secure Testing app on the iTunes® App Store here: NWEA Secure Testing.  How to install the NWEA Sec...
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  • Sample test questions

    Introduction You can find sample test questions for each goal strand and subject in the NWEA RIT Reference Chart. Information Sample test questions can be found for MAP Growth assessments in the NWEA RIT Reference...
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  • Spanish and Arabic MAP resources and tests

    Question Does NWEA provide any tests or resources in Spanish or Arabic? Answer Yes, NWEA provides MAP Growth Spanish Math tests and Spanish Reading tests. We also provide Spanish and Arabic language translations o...
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  • How to assign, change, or remove an accommodation

    Question How do I assign, change, or remove an accommodation (including text-to-speech)? Answer Before modifying accommodations:If you are working with an active test session, you can only assign, modify, or remov...
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  • FAQ: Using the NWEA Mac Secure Testing Browser on Mac OS 10.14 devices

    Introduction Districts that employ secure testing when administering MAP Growth are required to use the NWEA Mac Secure Testing Browser version 4.0.0.3 or higher. When initially launching the Secure Testing Browser o...
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  • How do you describe to students and parents what a RIT score is?

    If you haven't already, you may want to check out the Teacher Toolkit for some helpful ideas and more information on the Student Profile report.    If you discuss MAP Growth with your students and their par...
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  • How to assign a test to 2nd grade student meeting new K-2 criteria?

    Hi,   There appear to be new guidelines for the transition between the K-2 & 2-5 tests. However, when I attempt to assign the K-2 test to 2nd grade students with reading RIT below 190 and math RIT below 170,...
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  • It's fall again, what reports should I start with?

    Coming back from summer isn’t just tough on students—teachers have to make the transition back to the classroom too, and that means remembering a lot of details about everything from student allergies to c...
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  • What are your tips for proctoring MAP Growth?

    Teach. Learn. Grow. recently spoke to some specialists on test engagement, who shared 10 tips for proctoring MAP Growth. Do you have any tips? What works for you?   Steve Wise Darin Kelberlau 
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  • Rapid Guessing is questionable

    We are excited for the new student engagement Rapid Guessing "slow down sloth" support.  We have seen this occur now during some of our testing sessions and it has helped us to remind students to slow down. ...
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  • How to download, install, or update NWEA Secure Testing Browser for Mac or Windows

    Introduction How to download, install, and update the NWEA Secure Testing Browser for Macs and Windows PCs. Steps How to download the NWEA Secure Testing Browser:In the MAP Administration and Reporting Center (MAR...
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  • 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....
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  • Testing sesson

    WHile in a test session, if a student finishes can I give them a different test
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  • When do you NOT test a student based on IQ?

    I'm wondering if other schools are testing their life skills/ community based education students. We have in the past but they always come out in the 1-2%ile. Not sure how valid this is or if it is really worthwhile.
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  • What does the "Active" checkbox in Manage Terms do?

    Question What does the "Active" check box under Manage Terms > View/Update Terms do? Should we clear it when testing is complete for the term? Answer When a term is not marked active, you will have the followin...
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  • Workstation readiness check error: minimum requirements

    Symptom When opening the browser, a message appears that says: “This workstation does not meet minimum requirements for student testing. Contact your proctor or System Administrator for help.” Explanati...
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  • When to transition students from MAP Growth K-2 to 2-5 reading or math

    Introduction Should a second grade student or a high performing first grade student take the MAP Growth K-2 test or the 2-5 test? Information A summary of our recommendations for which test students should take is...
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  • What happens if we change test versions or alignments mid-year?

    Question What are the implications for reports if an organization changes test versions or test alignments mid-year? Answer NWEA recommends making changes before the start of your academic year. This is because di...
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  • FAQ - Professional Learning Online

    Introduction Frequently asked questions for NWEA Professional Learning Online. Information Back to Help Center  What is Professional Learning Online?Professional Learning Online is the NWEA® online learn...
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  • Which grades, subjects, and terms have status norms and growth norms?

    Question Which grades, subjects, and terms have status and growth norms? Answer Status norms (percentiles)Status norms (percentiles) are available for the following subjects and grades: Reading: K-11 Spanish Rea...
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