• Apathy

    What can you do with students who continue to disregard the serious nature of map and personal growth?  They just don't care?
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  • Classes missing after importing a roster

    Symptom You successfully posted a roster, but there are no classes in teacher profiles. Explanation You may not have used the correct import type. Only the standard import type both creates classes and assigns stu...
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  • MAP Growth Conditional Growth Index

    We often hear questions from partners like the one below concerning the Conditional Growth Index. If you have any feedback you would like to share or additional questions to ask please reply to this discussi...
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  • What is MAP Reading Fluency?

    Question What is MAP Reading Fluency? Answer MAP Reading Fluency is an online adaptive reading assessment for Kindergarten through 3rd grade students. It measures foundational reading skills, with an emphasis on o...
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  • Students only import does not import class assignments

    Symptom Students only import does not import class assignments into the MAP Suite. Explanation This is normal behavior for this type of import. This import type is intended to allow students to test even if t...
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  • More On Interpreting MAP Growth Scores...

    This question was received from a partner concerning how to handle a score for a student who somehow took the wrong MAP Growth assessment..   "...when interpreting scores for my school, I came across a 2nd ...
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  • can I see sample checklist questions

    Can I see sample questions for each of the math checklists? The bulleted descriptors are not helpful enough for me to determine which checklist to assign for my particular purposes. 
    Leslie Maley
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  • MAP Growth: Where can I find the Norms Study and related documents?

    Question Where can I find the Norms Study and related documents? Answer The NWEA 2015 RIT Scale Norms Study and related documents are located in the MAP Help Center under Your Data > Norms and Standards Direct...
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  • What is the RIT scale?

    Question What is the RIT Scale? Answer NWEA’s RIT scale stands for Rasch Unit scale. There are several RIT scales: one each for reading, language usage, mathematics, and general science plus a few scales tha...
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  • Percentile to RIT conversion charts and tables

    Introduction Where to find the percentile to RIT charts in the norms study. Information The percentile to RIT charts can be found in Appendix C of the 2015 RIT Scale Norms Study, starting on page 66. Appendix C.1 ...
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  • Conditional growth index: Definition and calculation

    Introduction What is the conditional growth index? How is it calculated? Information What is CGI?The conditional growth index (CGI) is a normative growth metric. It is a standardized measure of observed student or...
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  • Missing growth projection on Achievement Status and Growth report

    Symptom A student or students are missing growth projections on Achievement Status and Growth (ASG) report. Explanation The ASG report does not display growth projections if growth norms are not available for the ...
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  • Where can I check the system status for NWEA assessments?

    Question Where is NWEA's system status page located? Answer NWEA's status page is at http://status.nwea.org. This status page shows the current system status for the following products. You can also subscribe to t...
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  • What are the effects of having a long test window?

    Question Is there a negative effect on RIT scores if a test window is open longer than three weeks? Answer A long test window does not affect the RIT scores produced, but there could be implications for how the gr...
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  • Zip file is unreadable; cannot open zip file

    Symptom You are unable to open a zipped file. You may receive various error messages or a program may interfere with your ability to open the file. Explanation Many problems around opening reports stem from zip fi...
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  • Nominate a teacher and they could win $250!

    Recently, we wrote about the MAP Testing Fairy, and how fourth-grade teacher Courtney Dickerson created a program that got her kids so excited about their own academic growth that they started a letter-writing ca...
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  • Which screening or skills checklist test should I give?

    Question Which screening or skills checklist test should I administer to my students? What is the best way to use these assessments? Answer We have information on which assessments to give to early learners online...
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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 skills assessment, calculator use

    My school is new to the MAP Skills product, and students are currently taking the initial missions 'assessments'. What is the expectation for calculator use during the missions? With such varied questions around the r...
    Tom Ciaccio
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  • Tip of the Week: Proctor actions in a test session

    When a student cannot locate their name to sign in to an active test session, proctors can help them out if they know which action to select from their proctor console. Read more about this with Student cannot fi...
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