• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • What do student goal-setting conversations look like and sound like?

    If you manage to find that precious one-on-one time with a student… how might you use it for goal-setting with MAP® data? For concrete ideas and examples, first download our infographic and then watch samp...
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  • System Maintenance Windows

    Monthly Platform and Software Maintenance Windows At NWEA™, we continually seek ways to improve your experience using our products. We perform routine maintenance on our systems to facilitate necessary changes o...
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  • How to find a saved test session

    Symptom How to find a saved test session. Explanation You can find saved test sessions in Manage Test Sessions > Saved Testing Sessions. By default, you will see a list of test sessions created by you and last ...
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  • About the NWEA Secure Testing Browser for Mac and Windows

    Introduction Information about the NWEA Secure Testing Browser, including version history, features, and system requirements. Information Features of the NWEA Secure Testing Browser: Opens directly to the testing...
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  • How to assign text-to-speech to a student

    Introduction How to assign the text-to-speech (or read-aloud) accommodation to a student. Steps To enable the built-in text-to-speech functionality on a MAP Growth assessment for a student: Create or open a test s...
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  • Text to Speech

    Is there a way to adjust the speed/rate at which the text to speech feature is moving for students who might need a slower/faster pace?
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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