Iowa

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Model
Instructionally Embedded

2022-23 Testing Windows
Fall
Phase 1: September 12 – October 28, 2022
Phase 2: October 31 – December 16, 2022
Spring
Phase 1: February 6 – March 24, 2023
Phase 2: March 27 – May 19, 2023

Testing Subjects
English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science

Contacts
Jennifer Denne, Assessment
Tiffiny Poage, Special Education

Iowa Department of Education

There is not a process for remote administration for the DLM assessment. Administration is to only take place in person.

Resources

Role
Resource Category
Content Area

DLM Score Report Videos for Instructionally Embedded Model Statesvideo
collection of videos detailing DLM score report content and use

DLM Writing Testlets Overview
training video designed to provide test administrators with specific information about DLM writing testlets

Educator Portal User Guide (pdf) ADA Compliant 08/26/2022
provides guidance and support for users navigating Educator Portal

Educator Resource Videos for Instructionally Embedded Model Statesvideo
videos providing information about assessment format, accessibility, and Kite Educator Portal procedures

Enrollment Upload Template (csv) ADA Compliant 07/29/2022
template used to enroll multiple students at once in Educator Portal

Facilitator Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training for Instructionally Embedded Model States (pdf) ADA Compliant 07/15/2022
supports facilitators in accessing DLM required test administration training and support resources

Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training for Instructionally Embedded Model States (pdf) ADA Compliant 07/15/2022
helps users access DLM required test administration training

Guide to Practice Activities and Released Testlets (pdf) ADA Compliant 08/02/2022
familiarizes educators and students with testlets and Student Portal

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

Required Test Administrator Training

Training for teachers participating in 2021-22 DLM testing will become available according to your state's scheduled training date. The Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training (pdf) is a great place to start, with information about accessing the training website for the first time.