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RIS MAP™ Parent Forum
Friday Oct. 9, 2015
7:45 in H408
You are invited to join us to learn:
What is MAP testing?
How to re...
2
Intended Accomplishments
To develop an awareness of:
▪ Measures of Academic Progress™ (MAP)
assessments
▪ The Rasch unIT...
3
Types of Tests
READING- MATHEMATICS-LANGUAGE
Survey w/ Goals
▪ 42-52 questions
▪ Overall score for subject
▪ Goal area s...
4
Features of MAP™ Assessments
▪ Challenging, appropriate, and dynamic
▪ Immediate results
▪ Untimed
▪ Accurate data
▪ Mea...
The MAP test:
◼ Provides information about the
instructional level of the student.
◼ Provides a roadmap for students
towar...
◼ Identifies instructional level
◼ Provides information to help inform
instructional decisions
◼ Provides immediate data a...
Beginning Literacy
Adult
Reading
5th
Grade
x x x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
MAP Test
+ +
-
+ -- - +++
+ 215
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▪ Achievement scale
▪ Equal-interval scale
▪ Used to show growth
over time
▪ Independent of grade
level
120
250
2
3
4
5
6
...
◼ Ready for
◼ Instruction
◼ Today
9
120
250
RIT
Skills and Concepts
DesCartes or Primary
Grades Instructional Data
What are expected RIT and growth
scores?
10
typical
Normative Data, grades K-11
▪ 2015 Norm Study
▪ millions of test takers
12
MAP tells us…
◼ A snapshot in time
◼ Norm referenced
◼ School performance
Classroom evidence
tells us…
◼ A more complete
s...
Collecting evidence
Referencing with
classroom work
Making plans according
to RIS curriculum
Collaborating with each
other
16
17
◼ Helps inform instructional decisions
◼ Differentiation
◼ Flexible grouping
◼ Program and curriculum evaluation
18
Questions?
Parent Toolkit at:
https://www.nwea.org/resources/parent-toolkit/
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  1. 1. RIS MAP™ Parent Forum Friday Oct. 9, 2015 7:45 in H408 You are invited to join us to learn: What is MAP testing? How to read MAP reports? How are results used at school? How can you support your child?
  2. 2. 2 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
  3. 3. 3 Types of Tests READING- MATHEMATICS-LANGUAGE Survey w/ Goals ▪ 42-52 questions ▪ Overall score for subject ▪ Goal area scores ▪ Average time for each test 50 minutes
  4. 4. 4 Features of MAP™ Assessments ▪ Challenging, appropriate, and dynamic ▪ Immediate results ▪ Untimed ▪ Accurate data ▪ Measures growth ▪ Frequency of testing
  5. 5. The MAP test: ◼ Provides information about the instructional level of the student. ◼ Provides a roadmap for students toward achieving mastery. ◼ Is not a test for determining mastery of skills.
  6. 6. ◼ Identifies instructional level ◼ Provides information to help inform instructional decisions ◼ Provides immediate data and dynamic, interactive reports
  7. 7. Beginning Literacy Adult Reading 5th Grade x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x MAP Test + + - + -- - +++ + 215 7
  8. 8. ▪ Achievement scale ▪ Equal-interval scale ▪ Used to show growth over time ▪ Independent of grade level 120 250 2 3 4 5 6 7 6 7 8 9 10 Grade- Level Norms RIT Skills Data DesCartes or Primary Grades Instructional Data K 1
  9. 9. ◼ Ready for ◼ Instruction ◼ Today 9 120 250 RIT Skills and Concepts DesCartes or Primary Grades Instructional Data
  10. 10. What are expected RIT and growth scores? 10 typical Normative Data, grades K-11 ▪ 2015 Norm Study ▪ millions of test takers
  11. 11. 12
  12. 12. MAP tells us… ◼ A snapshot in time ◼ Norm referenced ◼ School performance Classroom evidence tells us… ◼ A more complete story ◼ Triangulated data ◼ Based on our curriculum
  13. 13. Collecting evidence Referencing with classroom work Making plans according to RIS curriculum Collaborating with each other
  14. 14. 16
  15. 15. 17
  16. 16. ◼ Helps inform instructional decisions ◼ Differentiation ◼ Flexible grouping ◼ Program and curriculum evaluation 18
  17. 17. Questions? Parent Toolkit at: https://www.nwea.org/resources/parent-toolkit/

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