DesCartes: A Continuum of Learning was provided by Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) as part of their MAP assessment system. A similar tool, Primary Grades Instructional Data, was provided for those using the MAP for Primary Grades assessment. For most MAP
What is a “RIT” Score? When a student completes an NWEA MAP Growth assessment, he or she receives a series of RIT scores as a result. So, what is a “RIT” and what do the scores mean? “RIT” is
Effective assessment is specific, timely and based on clear expectations.
Several years ago, the Idaho State Department of Education developed a set of Power Standards, those content standards which were identified as most critical at each grade level. Though the way the State Department and State Board have structured the
(From Spring 2006 – Based on the previous (NWEA) version of the ISAT. Shared here as a reference.) This spring, the computerized ISAT Science Tests will be administered to students in grades 5, 7 and 10. Science tests are required by
Based on the previous (NWEA) version of the ISAT, these tools are outdated, but may be a useful reference. Charts and Graphs for Analyzing ISAT Results: Consider: Test scores don’t give us the answers. They help us to know what