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New Understanding Teacher and Class Reports
Handout and ?'s
When you login to the NWEA
website, the DesCartes Learning Continuum is now
available for Reading, Language Usage, Math, and Science.
Your username and password are emailed to you before
testing each year. For a copy of your login and
password you can check with your site MAPs
administrator, or email
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
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
probability with the CST for Elementary
score probability 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