Maryland

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Model
Year-End

2021-22 Testing Window
Spring: 3/15/22–6/3/22

Testing Subjects
English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science

Contacts
Ann HerrmannAssessment

Maryland State Department of Education

DLM Alternate Assessment Update

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
Monday, January 31, 2022 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (LACs) Tuesday, February 1, 2022– 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (LEA-24s)

Resources

Role
Resource Category
Content Area

Guide to Practice Activities and Released Testlets (pdf) 08/02/2021
familiarizes educators and students with testlets and Student Portal

Materials Collections for English Language Arts for Year-End States
list of materials commonly needed in ELA testlets

Materials Collections for Mathematics for Year-End Model States
list of materials commonly needed in Mathematics testlets

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

Parent Notification Letter for Year-End Model - Early Fall 2020-21 (docx) 09/07/2021
Parent Notification Letter for Year-End Model - Spring 2021-22 (docx) 09/07/2021
notification letter for districts testing in Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Science

Parent Notification Letter (en Español) for Year-End Model States - Early Fall 2020-21 (docx) 09/08/2021
Parent Notification Letter (en Español) for Year-End Model States - Spring 2021-22 (docx) 09/08/2021
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

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.