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New Understanding Teacher and Class Reports
Handout and ?'s
now print a copy of most of the pages in the
MAPs Toolkit directly from this link.
(Data-Dialogue Portion to be added)
When you login to the NWEA
website, the DesCartes Learning Continuum is now
available for Reading, Language Usage, Math, and Science.
Map Notebook | Learning Ladder
without names | TIM | ARC | Data Dialogue Handouts
Click on "Teacher Reports", select a testing period, then
click the submit button to see your class reports.
For instructions to guide you in accessing NWEA
- Using Reports from
TIM and click on the
Learning Ladder. Here you can
see all scores for your class, CST correlations, and
information for differentiating.
If you need a TIM
If you have forgotten
your password, you can email
email@example.com to reset it. Put:
"TIM password needed in the subject line of your email.
For a sample 9th grade honors English report, (without the
continuum) click on the
image to the right.
viewing your class on the Learning Ladder in TIM, you can
click on a student's name to generate an Individual Student
Report. You'll see current MAPs scores for each goal
strand, color-coded to predict the student's success on the
spring CST. For a sample of an Individual Student
Report, click on the image to the left.
- Using Reports from
After each testing
window closes, PUSD retrieves all the data and reports
from NWEA, cleans them, creates additional reports, and
posts them on ARC.
For each student
tested in the fall you can print the ASG (Achievement
Status and Growth) Class Report Fall 200_ to see growth
targets for each student. Then, if you test these
students in the spring you can print the ASG Class Report
for the Spring to see the actual growth compared to the
targeted growth. See sample reports below.
to Print the Achievement Status and Growth Targets Class
Reports select them from your site's MAP reports in
ARC. You can also log in to NWEA's site and order
the reports directly.
ASG Growth Report Fall
ASG Growth Report Spring
the typical median scores for students by grade level,
examine the following charts. These charts also include
correlations with the California Standards Test.
MAP RIT score correlation with the CST for Elementary
MAP RIT Score Correlation with the CST for Middle School
hours after testing teachers receive class reports like the
one to the right. It is helpful to look at the goal area
median scores in order to honor the students for areas with
the strongest performance. Then classes will want to choose
the lowest goal area score as a class goal. In the
sample report the class math goal would be to improve in
their problem solving skills.
Classes whose teachers post the class goal, discuss it with
the students, and look up the goal range in DesCartes to
inform their instruction typically make greater progress
throughout the year.
administering the MAPs assessment, teachers or students will
want to record the students'
overall scores as well as their goal area scores as they
appear onscreen at the end of the test. Forms are provided
Students will reflect on the results and write plans to
improve in their lowest goal area in each subject.
Improving in the lowest goal area typically results in
higher academic growth in that subject overall.
Student Goal Setting Reflection Guides
These two charts provide questions that help
students reflect on their academic performance
on the MAP assessment as they develop personal
Middle School Guide
- Teachers may choose to have
students simply graph their overall scores and then write
about changes they see over time.
Evaluation Association) developed the following
pages to provide students with opportunities for
self-assessment after the fall and spring assessments.
Students reflect on their personal study habits,
effort, and participation
for goal setting can help students:
bridge between work, effort and accomplishment
Experience rewards for effort
you're on the same team working for success.
enthusiasm for achieving. (Video game mentality to reach
new levels is on our side this time!)
resource that provides insight and tools to understand how
to motivate students who are unmotivated, Allen N. Mendler
has written an excellent book titled:
Motivating Students Who
Don't Care, Successful Techniques for Educators.
(To purchase this book from the publisher, click on the
title to go to the National Educational Service website.)
by Linda Foote
Instructional Curriculum Specialist
Poway Unified School District