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Computer-Based Adaptive Assessments
Rich Data on Student Learning—As It Happens
One Size Doesn’t Fit All
Each child learns differently. So NWEA developed computerized adaptive assessments that test differently, allowing teachers to see their students as individuals – each with their own base of knowledge.
Tests That Adapt to the Student
NWEA Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) tests present students with engaging, age-appropriate content. As a student responds to questions, the test responds to the student, adjusting up or down in difficulty.
The result is a rewarding experience for the student, and a wealth of detailed information for teachers, parents and administrators.
Powered By Data
The underlying data driving the assessment ensures remarkable accuracy, based on over 24 million assessments given over our 30+ years. Our equal-interval RIT scale increases the stability, providing grade-independent analysis of a child's learning.
For educators, it means at last having timely information that, used well, can change the course of a student's schoolyear — and life.
Here is a PowerPoint you can share with your students before they take this type of test for the first time!
Parent Tool Kit
The NWEA Parent Toolkit was created as a resource and guide for parents.