The Achievement and Assessment Institute (AAI) at the University of Kansas has received a $212,000 award from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a web interface for exploring learning maps.
An updated version of the KITE Client is now available for download. To download the software…
In recent months, Education Week has published several articles that mention or highlight the Dynamic Learning Maps™ (DLM®) Alternate Assessment project, including a guest blog by Project Director Neal Kingston and a pair of stories on alternate assessment choices, implementation, and field tests.
North Dakota becomes the 17th state to join the Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment Consortium (DLM), a multistate initiative developing an instructionally embedded, instructionally relevant, computer-based assessment designed to help students learn.
Alaska becomes the 16th state to join the Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment Consortium, a multi-state initiative developing a computer-based assessment designed to more validly measure what students with significant cognitive disabilities know and can do.
Illinois has joined the Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment Consortium.
The Dynamic Learning Maps project has added a new associate director, Meagan Karvonen, Ph.D., a long-time researcher in the field of alternate assessments. Beginning this spring on a limited basis, she will join the project full-time in June.
Vermont has joined the Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment Consortium.
Work is under way to see how students with significant cognitive disabilities interact with the computer assessment system being developed for them by Dynamic Learning Maps staff at the Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation (CETE).