• Student progress from Spring to Fall

    After the Fall assessment we looked at Cohorts of students, our 3rd graders dropped 9.3 RIT points in the grade-level mean from when they took the test last spring as 2nd graders. Is this typical?
    Mava Goddard
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  • Formative Assessment: Agree or Disagree?

    “Too often, educational tests, grades, and report cards are treated by teachers and parents as autopsies when they should be viewed as physicals. That is, assessments are often perceived as only summative in nat...
    Vicki Rodriguez
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  • MAP Testing Chromebook kiosk app set-up guide

    Introduction The NWEA Secure Testing app is designed to run as a kiosk app to enable secure testing on Chromebooks. Steps The instructions to deploy this app have been adapted from Google's guide for Use Chromeboo...
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  • What training or support would you like to see as a new teacher?

    New Teachers: What training or support would you like to see as a new teacher?  Experienced Teachers: what training or support would you have wanted as a new teacher?  
    Marziah Karch
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  • report question

    Our district is new to MAP---We set up our testing by homerooms, but I need all my math and reading teachers to be able to see the reports.  What role do I assign them that does that? Thank you for the help!
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  • Admin Guide - Professional Learning Online

    Introduction User guide for Professional Learning Online Administrators. Information Back to Help Center  Table of Contents Introduction Account Activation Create an Account District Administrator Respo...
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  • Reports available by role

    Introduction The roles assigned to the user determine which reports they can view. Information The following reports are available by the role listed. For more information, see Reports Summary Descriptions...
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  • How to report a problem item in MAP Growth

    Introduction If you experience issues with a test item, you can report this to NWEA by submitting a problem item report. Steps To submit a problem item report during testing: Try to reload the test item first by ...
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  • Error accessing MAP Skills

    Symptom A user goes to MAP Skills and then receives one of three error messages. Explanation There are three error messages a user might see when attempting to access MAP Skills: MAP Skills Access: You currently ...
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  • Can I order reports for previous terms?

    Question Can I order MAP Growth reports for older terms? How far back are reports available? Which reports can I use to get historical data? Answer Yes, you can order most reports for previous terms. Not all repor...
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  • Chromebook - How to drag and drop with the touchpad

    Introduction On a Chromebook, drag and drop is supported with the touchpad. Steps To drag and drop using the Chromebook touchpad: Click the item you want to move with one finger. With a second finger, move the it...
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  • No Group Assigned error in NWEA Professional Learning Online

    Symptom When you log in to NWEA Professional Learning Online, you get the following error message: “We’re Sorry. Your account does not currently have a group assigned. (Error: No Group Assigned)”. ...
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  • Which differentiating instruction strategy would you like to learn more about?

    Which differentiating instruction strategy would you like to learn more about so you can apply it in your classroom next year?  If we didn't mention your choice, be sure to mention it in the comments. 
    Marziah Karch
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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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  • Tip of the Week: Drag and Drop test items

    Drag and drop test items can be tricky at times for students to answer, especially for our early learners and those testing on mobile devices. The solution is to Click and Pop!   Click or tap on the answer item ...
    Danielle Kerns
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  • Unable to accept terms & conditions in NWEA Connection

    Symptom On the terms and conditions page in NWEA Connection, the Accept button is unresponsive. Explanation This happens if you have not scrolled through all of the terms & conditions. Solution Scroll to th...
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  • How to find suspended tests or students who have not yet tested

    Introduction How to locate students who currently have suspended tests, or who have not yet finished a particular test. Steps There are two methods to finding students with suspended tests or students who have not...
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  • Which reports show the accommodations assigned in test sessions?

    Question Which reports show the accommodations that proctors assign in test sessions? Answer A record of each accommodation noted in test sessions is available through the Data Export Scheduler in both the Compreh...
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  • District report not available or district averages are missing from reports

    Symptom The District Summary, Student Growth Summary, or Projected Proficiency Summary report isn't available for the term you selected, or the District Grade Level Mean RIT is missing from some reports like the Clas...
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  • How do I know if I am good to go as a proctor?

    I have completed all the course training that are available online. According to my administrator, I should be set up to be a proctor, but I cannot figure out if I actually am showing as one yet. I login to Growth, bu...
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