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1 Getting Started with MAP™ Assessments MAP™ Administration

2 Setting the Stage  Welcome/introductions  Structure for the day  Materials review 2 A M Materials Activity Web Resources W M A

3 3 NWEA: Mission and Purpose  Our mission: Partnering to help all kids learn  Our purpose: Growth and improvement of learning

4 4 Roles and Responsibilities  MAP Team Roles and Responsibilities Checklist  BEFORE  DURING  AFTER M A

5 Sustaining the Momentum  Consider how you will implement what you’ve learned in the:  Next month  Next semester  Next year 5 M

6 Terry Planner My Building 7/10/09 Schedule meeting to plan for sharing/ teaching other teachers key concepts: How MAP works Instructional vs. mastery level Schedule meeting with my principal to discuss this info and plan Me Paula Principal Workbook from this workshop RIT Reference chart Finding available time/ Schedule over lunch 7/17/09 Other teacher leaders, grade/ department heads and me Workbook from this workshop Sustaining the Momentum document Hectic schedules/ be persistent and prioritize– this is important! 7/19/09 Sustaining the Momentum Planning Document

7 How do I make it happen?  Preparing for the Testing Event What is it?  The MAP™ Assessment  The RIT Scale  Instructional Level vs. Mastery  Research What’s next?  Roadmap  Sharing Information  On-going work Topics for Today What do I get?  Reports  Resources Section 1 Section 2 Section 3 Section 4 What is it?  The MAP™ Assessment  The RIT Scale  Instructional Level vs. Mastery  Research Section 1

8 8 Intended Accomplishments To develop an awareness of:  Measures of Academic Progress™ (MAP) assessments  The Rasch unIT (RIT) scale  The characteristics and uses of MAP™ data

9 9 MAP Assessments Standard MAP License  Reading  Grades 2-5  Grades 6+  Language Usage  Mathematics  Grades 2-5  Grades 6+  End-of-Course Assessments Optional Purchase  MAP™ for Primary Grades  MAP™ for Science  MAP™ for Mathematics with Spanish Audio

10 10 Types of Tests Survey w/ Goals  questions  Overall score for subject  Goal area scores  Average time for each test 50 minutes Survey  20 questions  Overall score for subject  No goal area scores  Average time for each test 20 minutes Workbook p. 1 M

11 11 End-of-Course Assessments  Algebra 1  Algebra 2  Geometry  Integrated Mathematics 1 & 2  Integrated Mathematics 3

12 MAP™ for Primary Grades Assessments  Designed for K through 2  Expands RIT scale to lower levels  Uses enhanced items with audio  Assesses Reading and Mathematics 12

13 13 MAP™ for Science Assessments  Assesses General Science  Assesses Concepts and Processes  Provides separate reports for each area

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18 Welcome Back from the Lab!  Let’s continue… What is it?  The MAP™ Assessment  The RIT Scale  Instructional Level vs. Mastery  Research Section 1

19 19 Features of MAP™ Assessments  Challenging, appropriate, and dynamic  Immediate results  Untimed  Accurate data  Measures growth  Frequency of testing Workbook p. 1 M A

20 20 Beginning Literacy Adult Reading 6 th Grade  Grade-level assumptions x x x x x x x x x x x x Classroom Reality How do we foster growth for ALL students? x x x x x x  Grade-level realities  The challenge: x x x

21 21 Adaptive Assessments  The key to finding individual student strengths and needs is through an adaptive assessment process.

22 22 The MAP Adaptive Assessment Beginning Literacy Adult Reading 6 th Grade x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x MAP Test

23 Rasch unIT (RIT) Scale 23  Achievement scale  Equal-interval scale  Used to show growth over time  Independent of grade level Grade-LevelNormsRIT Skills Data DesCartes or Primary Grades Instructional Data K 1 Workbook p. 2 M

24 24 NWEA Research What are expected RIT and growth scores? t y p i c a l  Normative Data, grades K-11  State Scale Alignment Studies  Aligns RIT scale with state proficiency benchmarks  NWEA Goal Structures Workbook p. 2 M A

25 25 Ready for Instruction Today  R eady for  I nstruction  T oday RIT Skills and Concepts DesCartes or Primary Grades Instructional Data

26 26 Instructional Level vs. Mastery The MAP test:  Provides information about the instructional level of the student.  Provides a road map for students toward achieving mastery.  Is not a test for determining mastery of skills. Workbook p. 2 M

27 27 Characteristics of MAP Data  Identifies instructional level  Provides information to help inform instructional decisions  Provides immediate data and dynamic, interactive reports Workbook p. 3 M A

28 28 Making Decisions Using Data Local - Classroom State/Annual Periodic (MAP) Triangulation

29 29 Uses of Data From MAP Tests  Finding gaps  Monitoring progress  Monitoring programs  Conferencing  Informing instructional decisions Workbook p. 3 M A

30 30 Sustaining the Momentum  Planning time  MAP Team Roles and Responsibilities Checklist  Critical components of this section  Measures of Academic Progress™ (MAP) assessments  The Rasch unIT (RIT) scale  The characteristics and uses of MAP™ data M A

31 How do I make it happen?  Preparing For The Testing Event Section 2 What is it?  The MAP Assessment  The RIT Scale  Instructional Level vs. Mastery  Research Section 1 What’s next?  Roadmap  Sharing Information  On-going work Section 4 Topics for Today What do I get?  Reports  Resources Section 3 How do I make it happen?  Preparing for the Testing Event Section 2

32 Intended Accomplishments  Create awareness around planning and preparation for test implementation  Deepen understanding of testing window logistics and processes

33 33 What do we need to do?  Plan logistics  Create a testing schedule  Submit class roster file (CRF)  Select and train Proctors  Prepare students  Administer test Workbook p. 4 M A

34 34 About Logistics  Prepare computers  Create schedules M

35 35 About Scheduling  Start slow  Lab seating  Time between groups  One subject at a time  Make-up testing  Order of testing Workbook p. 4 M

36 Sample Schedules  Use sample schedules as a guideline for planning.  Scheduling testing will look different based upon which tests you give and at what grades. 36 Workbook p. 4 M

37 37 About the Class Roster File (CRF)  Decide who needs the data  Build connections between the teachers and the students  Don’t forget special programs teachers  Don’t forget content area teachers  Special programs file (SPF)  Use NWEA recorded online training Workbook p. 5 M A

38 38 About Proctors  Select more than one person  Set clear expectations  Use the NWEA recorded online training  Provide practice time  Develop a process for feedback

39 39 About MAP Proctor Training  Delivered through a recorded online session  Duration: 1/2 hour  Complements the Proctor Handbook Workbook p. 5 M

40 40 About Students  Prepare students  Discuss the purpose of the test  Demonstrate test taking essentials  Use MAP Student PowerPoint ® Presentation  Consider Special Education needs  Talk with high-performing students Workbook pp M A

41 Allowable Accommodations and Modifications  May not read any part of the Language Usage or Reading tests  May help with a difficult word in Mathematics and Science as long as no additional clues are given  May read Mathematics and Science tests if the Individual Education Plan (IEP) allows 41 Workbook pp. 7-8 M A

42 42 Administering the Test  Have students bring a book  Be on time  Help seat students at assigned computers  Remain in lab during testing

43 43 Sustaining the Momentum  Planning time  MAP Team Roles and Responsibilities Checklist  Critical components of this section  Create awareness around planning and preparation for test implementation  Deepen understanding of testing window logistics and processes M A

44 Topics for Today What is it?  The MAP Assessment  The RIT Scale  Instructional Level vs. Mastery  Research Section 1 How do I make it happen?  Preparing for the Testing Event Section 2 What do I get?  Reports  Resources Section 3 What’s next?  Roadmap  Sharing Information  On-going work Section 4 What do I get?  Reports  Resources Section 3

45 Intended Accomplishments  Gain initial insight of key MAP reports and resources  Understand how to access and apply key MAP reports and resources  Explore additional resources available to help in informing instructional decisions

46 MAP Reports  Purpose of reports  Provide data to inform instruction and decision making  Critical reports for today  Comprehensive Data File  Teacher Report  Class Rosters  Online Individual Student Progress Report  Instructional Resources  Class by RIT Reports 46

47 Accessing MAP Reports  User Name and Password required  Online reports  Teachers, administrators, and MAP Coordinator  24 – 48 Hours  Adobe® Reader®  Ordered (online) reports  Administrators and MAP Coordinator  72 Hours  Crystal Reports Viewer 47 Reports Site Demo Workbook p. 9 M

48 Comprehensive Data File  Access: Ordered by administrators or MAP Coordinators  Displays: Raw data that can be imported into other reporting systems  Provides: A record of time spent testing for each student  Designed: To create reports from MAP data 48 Workbook p. 9 M

49 Accessing the Comprehensive Data File 49 Workbook p. 9 M

50 Teacher Report  Access: NWEA Reports Site  Displays: RIT ranked order  Provides: Individual student and class data  Designed: To provide indicators of class academic diversity 50 Workbook pp M

51 Accessing the Teacher Report 51 Workbook pp M

52 52 Activity with the Teacher Report Investigate a Class 1.What subject, grade, and season is this report? 2.Which student has the highest RIT score? 3.Which student has the lowest RIT score? 4.Which student has the median RIT score? 5.Which goal area has the highest mean? Workbook p. 11 M A

53 53 Making the Grade-Level Connection 1.Highest RIT score = what grade level? 2.Lowest RIT score = what grade level? 3.Median RIT score = what grade level? 4.Which students are three points or more from the grade level median? Workbook p. 11 M A

54 Class Rosters Online Individual Student Progress Report  Access: NWEA Reports Site  Displays: Text and graph  Provides: Longitudinal data  Designed: For sharing with parents 54 Workbook pp M

55 Accessing Class Rosters 55 M Workbook pp

56 56 Activity with the Online Individual Student Progress Report  Ask/Answer  Questions a parent might ask  Answers you would give  Share out questions you can’t answer Workbook p. 13 M A

57 DesCartes: A Continuum of Learning and Primary Grades Instructional Data DesCartes: A Continuum of Learning and Primary Grades Instructional Data  Access: NWEA Reports Site  Displays: Three columns  Skills and Concepts to Enhance  Skills and Concepts to Develop  Skills and Concepts to Introduce  Provides: Skills/concepts aligned to student’s instructional level  Designed: To support instruction and to help inform decision-making 57 Workbook pp M

58 M Accessing DesCartes or Primary Grades Instructional Data 58

59 59 Instructional Resources: Class by RIT  Access: NWEA Reports Site  Displays: Groups with similar scores  Provides: Skills/concepts at instructional level  Designed: To support instructional planning Class Breakdown by Overall RIT and Class Breakdown by Goal Reports Instructional Resources Demo Workbook pp M

60 Accessing Instructional Resources: Class by RIT Reports 60 Class Breakdown by Goal for Reading Class Breakdown by Goal for Reading M Workbook pp

61 61 Activity with Instructional Resources How might you use these reports?  As an individual teacher  As a grade-level team  Across grade levels Workbook pp M A

62 62 Other MAP™ Reports  Access: NWEA web site  Displays: Information about all NWEA reports  Provides: Report descriptions, purpose and access information  Designed: To assist in selection and access Reports Reference Index Workbook p. 20 M

63 63 MAP™ Resources  Important resources  Dynamic Reporting Suite – Lexile Booklist and Student Goal Setting Worksheet  NWEA Web Site – Member Support Section  Easy Access to Online Resources Workbook p. 20 M

64 64 The Lexile Framework ® for Reading  Access: >> Educators  Displays: Resources for reading  Provides: Readability of text for students  Designed: To match readers with text Workbook p. 21 W M

65 65 A Lexile Range Represents Lexile NWEA RIT 600L 750L 205 Workbook p % Comprehension W M

66 66 Sustaining the Momentum  Planning time  MAP Team Roles and Responsibilities Checklist  Critical components of this section  Gain initial insight of key MAP reports and resources  Understand how to access and apply key MAP reports and resources  Explore additional resources available to help in informing instructional decisions M A

67 Topics for Today What is it?  The MAP Assessment  The RIT Scale  Instructional Level vs. Mastery  Research Section 1 How do I make it happen?  Preparing for the Testing Event Section 2 What do I get?  Reports  Resources Section 3 What’s next?  Roadmap  Sharing Information  On-going work Section 4 What’s next?  Roadmap  Sharing Information  On-going work Section 4

68 Intended Accomplishments  Explore additional opportunities for professional development  Discover strategies for building internal capacity to improve the application of new learnings  Build a plan for successful MAP testing implementation and continued data use

69 69 NWEA Knowledge Academy  Access: NWEA Reports Site  Displays: Online courses  Provides: Foundational information for staff unable to attend training  Designed: To build capacity to understand and use MAP data Workbook p. 22 M

70 Additional Resources for Teaching Others  Online Trainings  MAP™ Basics  Preparing for Training: An Overview for Leadership  Enrolling for a Test Term (CRF)  Using the Test Administration Application (TAA)  MAP Proctor Training  MAP™ for Primary Grades – Administration  MAP™ for Primary Grades – Interpreting Reports  Dynamic Reporting Suite  Leader’s Edge 70 Workbook pp M

71 Using Data in Our Ongoing Work  Helps inform instructional decisions  Differentiation  Flexible grouping  Program and curriculum evaluation 71 Workbook p. 23 M A

72 72 Roadmap to Effective Use of Data 1.Becoming an NWEA partner 2.Implementation Process 3.MAP Administration Training 4.Stepping Stones to Using Data 5.Climbing the Data Ladder 6.Growth and Goals 7.Consultation and Modularization *

73 Building Internal Capacity Find Time:  Early release days  Use substitute teachers creatively  Streamline “administrivia” Learn More:  Professional development  Curriculum & data planning teams  Study groups  Data coaches 73

74 Relentless Pursuit of Improvement Questionnaire  “What does it take for schools to position themselves for constantly improving effectiveness?” 74 Workbook p. 24 M A

75 MAP Team Planning Sustaining the Momentum  Planning Time  MAP Team Roles and Responsibilities Checklist  Critical components of this section  Explore additional opportunities for professional development  Discover strategies for building internal capacity to improve the application of new learnings  Build a plan for successful MAP testing implementation and continued data use 75 Workbook p. 24 M A

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