The PSD Curriculum & Assessment Task Force recommends the use of either Riverside Insights ITBS, IowaFlex, or NWEA MAP® Growth assessments. Please see the boxes below for more information on these assessment options.
MAP® Testing Information
NWEA is prepared to support remote testing this Fall. Click here for more information.
Click here for a pre-test proctor check list.
NWEA MAP® testing windows are set by the individual school site. Other resources, such as parent letters and test reporting/interpretation information, is provided to the user directly by NWEA. Please note that implementation for first time MAP® testing takes 3-4 weeks prior to starting to test.
For more information about NWEA MAP® Growth Assessments for new schools please contact Vince Barns firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-548-5052. Schools with existing NWEA accounts should contact Nancy Barber Nancy.email@example.com or 503-444-6438. There are several training options for MAP® Assessments please ask about those as well.
ITBS Testing Information
ITBS Testing Window - October 25 - November 5, 2021
Orders for Fall 2021-22 testing will be emailed directly to administrators by early August 2021. Links below will be updated at that time.
Testing Letter from Rachel Klitzing
Material Ordering Letter
Material Order Form
Account Holder Change Form
IowaFlex™, an online adaptive interim assessments for K-8 Math and Reading, is also available for schools. These assessments can be administered in a single class period, are suitable for remote testing, and provide immediate results.
In order to assist you to utilize Data Manager to its fullest capacity, we have provided you with these guides from Riverside Publishing. You will also find below a Compilation Guide for the tests and norms as well as a 5-page report from the University of Iowa that speaks to why your school may have seen a drop in test scores when we switched to the 2011 norms. You may find this information helpful in discussing test scores with your staff and parents. Thank you to Garry Unger for compiling all of this information!