Kansas

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Model
Instructionally Embedded

2021-22 Testing Windows
Fall: 9/13–12/17
Spring: 2/07–4/29

Testing Subjects
English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science

Contacts
Julie Ewing, Assessment
Cary Rogers, Special Education

Kansas Department of Education

Resources

Role
Resource Category
Content Area

Accessibility Manual (pdf) ADA Compliant 07/01/2021
provides guidance on the selection and use of accessibility features

Assessment Coordinator Manual for Instructionally Embedded Model (pdf) ADA Compliant 07/01/2021
supports district and building staff to prepare for and monitor assessments

Blueprint Science Phase I – General (pdf) 08/18/2020
pool of available preliminary Essential Elements (EEs) for Science

Complete List of Essential Elements for English Language Arts (pdf)
comprehensive list of all ELA Essential Elements currently part of the DLM learning map model

Complete List of Essential Elements for Mathematics (pdf)
comprehensive list of all Mathematics Essential Elements currently part of the DLM learning map model

Currently Tested Essential Elements for English Language Arts
these PDFs provide the nodes at each linkage level and a mini-map showing the pathways between the nodes

Currently Tested Essential Elements for Mathematics
lists of PDFs for each Mathematics Essential Element available for assessment. These PDFs provide the nodes at each linkage level and a mini-map showing the pathways between the nodes

Currently Tested Essential Elements for Science
lists of PDFs for each Science Essential Element available for assessment. These PDFs provide the nodes at each linkage level and a mini-map showing the pathways between the nodes

Data Management Manual (pdf) ADA Compliant 08/25/2021
supports data managers with managing user, student, and roster data in Educator Portal

Development of DLM Essential Elements for Science (pdf)
a short description of how Essential Elements in Science were developed

District Staff Video Resources for Instructionally Embedded States  video
resources designed for district users, including Educator Portal how-to videos and role-specific training videos

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.