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Announcements: A message from Mrs. Hall about MAP testing

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A message from Mrs. Hall about MAP testing 

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Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)- Growth Assessment Window will be Aug 19-Sept. 13th.  Students will be assessed in READING and MATH.   Students will need to arrive on time and remain in school for the entire day to ensure they can have adequate time to take their assessments.  Students will be given at least 2 days for each assessment.  

 

Our MAP® Growth™ assessment is designed to provide educators with useful information about what students know and can do, and what they are ready to learn next. 

 

COMMON QUESTIONS 

 

How do schools and teachers use MAP Growth scores? Teachers can use the score to inform instruction, personalize learning, and monitor the growth of individual students. Principals and administrators can use the scores to see the performance and progress of a grade level, school, or the entire district.

 

Can MAP Growth tell me if my child is working at grade level? Yes, but please note that MAP Growth scores are just one data point that teachers use to determine how a student is performing. Please discuss any questions that you have about your child’s performance with your child’s teacher. 

 

How often will my child take MAP Growth tests? Most schools give MAP Growth tests to students at the beginning, middle, and end of the school year (in the fall, winter, and spring). Some schools choose to administer tests only twice a year. 

 

What are norms? NWEA provides schools with norms every three years. This is anonymous data from more than 10 million students around the country. Knowing the top, middle, and bottom scores of all these students combined allows teachers to compare where your child is to other students and help them grow. 

 

Is MAP Growth a standardized test? Unlike a standardized test, MAP Growth is administered periodically during the school year. Instead of asking all students the same questions, it adjusts to each child’s performance— giving a more accurate measure of what they know. Teachers also receive results right away, which enables them to react more quickly. 

 

What types of questions are on MAP Growth tests? The MAP Growth tests include multiple choice, drag-and-drop, and other types of questions. For sample tests, visit warmup.nwea.org.

 

MAP FALL Aug. 19-Sept 13

MAP WINTER  Nov 18-Dec 20

MAP SPRING  Feb 17-Mar 13

 

Danyel D. Hall
Gifted Teacher 6th-8th Grade

Test Coordinator
RICE CREEK SCHOOL

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