Manuals and Blueprints

Accessibility Manual (pdf) 8/1
provides guidance on the selection and use of accessibility features

Assessment Coordinator Manual (pdf) 8/1
supports district and building staff to prepare for and monitor assessments

Blueprint Science (pdf)
pool of available preliminary Essential Elements (EEs) for Science

Data Management Manual (pdf) 10/25
supports data managers with managing user, student, and roster data in Educator Portal

Educator Portal User Guide (pdf) 8/1
provides guidance and support for users navigating Educator Portal

Facilitator Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training (pdf) 8/1
supports facilitators in accessing DLM required test administration training and support resources

Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training (pdf) 8/1
helps users access DLM required test administration training

Guide to Practice Activities and Released Testlets (pdf) 8/1
familiarizes educators and students with testlets and Student Portal

Technology Specifications Manual (pdf) 8/20
supports technology personnel in preparing schools for the technology needs of the DLM assessment

Test Administration Manual (pdf) 8/1
supports Test Administrators in preparing themselves and students for the DLM assessment

Resources for Educators and District Staff

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

Educator Resource Page for Science
resources to support administrators testing in Science

Educator Resource Videos 
videos provide information about assessment format, accessibility, and Educator Portal procedures


Enrollment Upload Template (csv)
template used to enroll multiple students into Educator Portal

Parent Notification Letter – Science (doc)
notification letter for districts testing in science

Parent Notification Letter – Science Español (doc)
carta de notificación para los distritos a examinarse en Ciencia

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

State Organizational Table MD (xlsx) 10/10/18
names and numbers of schools and districts in Maryland

TEC (Test, Exit, Clear) Upload Template (csv)
template used to batch remove students from Educator Portal

User Upload Template (csv)
template used to upload multiple users into Educator Portal

Scoring & Reporting

Dynamic Learning Maps Score Reports

What do the DLM Alternate Assessments Measure?

Video Transcript (pdf)

What is Skill Mastery?

Video Transcript (pdf)

What Information is Contained in a Score Report? (coming soon)

How Can Score Reports Be Used? (coming soon)

Parent Interpretive Guide 2017-18 (pdf) 
information about DLM assessment results and individual student reports

Parent Interpretive Guide 2017-18 en Español (pdf) 
información sobre los resultados de las evaluaciones DLM y los informes individuales de estudiantes

Supplemental Resources