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Instructionally Embedded

2023-24 Testing Windows
Fall: 9/11/23–12/22/23
Spring: 2/5/24–5/17/24

Testing Subjects
English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science

Debbie Young, Assessment
Robin Stripling, Special Education

Arkansas Department of Education


Resource Category
Content Area

Materials Collections for Mathematics for Instructionally Embedded Model States
list of materials commonly needed in Mathematics testlets

Materials Collections for Science
list of materials commonly needed in Science testlets

Parent Interpretive Guide for Instructionally Embedded Model States (pdf)
information about DLM assessment results and individual student reports

Parent Interpretive Guide (en Español) for Instructionally Embedded Model States (pdf)
información sobre los resultados de las evaluaciones DLM y los informes individuales de estudiantes

Parent Notification Letter for Instructionally Embedded Model (docx)
notification letter for parents for districts testing in English language arts, Mathematics, and Science

Parent Notification Letter (en Español) for Instructionally Embedded Model States (docx)
carta de notificación para los distritos examinándose en Matemáticas, Artes del Idioma Inglés, y Ciencia
[notification letter for districts testing in Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Science]

The Dynamic Learning Maps® (DLM®) Alternate Assessment Consortium supports educators with professional development modules. Learn more at DLM's professional development site, hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Link to DLM professional development modules.

Professional Development Modules Supporting Essential Elements (xlsx)
these tables (one tab each for Mathematics and ELA) cross-reference specific professional development modules to Essential Elements. This gives teachers the ability to further enhance instruction on specific Essential Elements

Roster Upload Template (csv)
template used to roster students to content areas and test administrators in Educator Portal

Required Test Administrator Training

The 2023-2024 training will become available via the Training tab in Educator Portal according to your state's scheduled training date. Refer to the Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training for instructions on accessing and completing the training. Facilitators should refer to the Facilitator Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training.