Why should you attend?
Discover the scale behind MAP® Growth™: what it means, how it works, and how it provides consistent, reliable measures of student growth.
Who should watch?
- School leaders
- District leaders
- Teacher leaders
What will you learn?
- What the RIT scale is, and why an equal-interval scale is important for measuring student growth
- How the RIT scale is used in NWEA® assessments
- How test items are designed and calibrated around the RIT scale
- How RIT scores translate to data on MAP Growth reports
Nate Jensen specializes in issues related to the use of student testing data in accountability systems and its application to myriad policy decisions. He has provided consultation and support to teachers, administrators, and policymakers across the country to help establish best practices around the uses of student achievement and growth data. As director of the Center for School and Student Progress, Dr. Jensen engages directly with school systems to influence educational practices and policies that promote student success and conducts rigorous research that is directly relevant to educators’ work with their students.
Oklahoma City, OK
Jean Potter has worked in public education for over 20 years as a teaching assistant, teacher, and instructional technology facilitator. She is currently on the Teaching and Learning team for OPSRC where she supports educators in the area of professional development and digital services.