Maryland

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Model
Year-End

2021-22 Testing Windows
Early Fall Instructionally Embedded: 9/13/21–10/29/21
Spring: 3/15/21–6/3/22

Testing Subjects
English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science

Contacts
Michael PlummerAssessment

Maryland State Department of Education

DLM Alternate Assessment Update

DLM Instructionally Embedded / Spring 2021-2022 Test Administration
English Language Arts: Grades 3-8, and 11
Mathematics: Grades 3-8, and 11
Science: Grades 5, 8, and HS

Upcoming VIRTUAL Training Dates
Thursday, December 16, 2021 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (LACs) Friday, December 17, 2021– 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (LEA-24s)

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 Year-End Model (pdf) ADA Compliant 07/01/2021
supports district and building staff to prepare for and monitor assessments

Blueprint English Language Arts for Year-End Model (pdf) 08/06/2020
pool of available Essential Elements (EEs) and the requirements for coverage within each conceptual area

Blueprint Mathematics for Year-End Model (pdf) 08/10/2020
pool of available Essential Elements (EEs) in Mathematics

Blueprint Science Phase I with Biology -- DE, DC, and MD Only (pdf) 08/18/2020
pool of available preliminary Essential Elements (EEs), including High School Biology, 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

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

District Staff Video Resources for Year-End Statesvideo
resources designed for district users, including Educator Portal how-to videos and role-specific training videos

DLM Familiar Texts for English Language Arts
resources and source books to assist in teaching students to comprehend text through listening or reading

Required Test Administrator Training

2021-22 required training for teachers administering the DLM assessment opens on 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 DLM training site for your first login.