Maryland

State of Maryland image

Model
Year-End

2023-24 Testing Windows
Instructionally Embedded: 9/11/23–2/23/24
Spring: 3/11/24–5/17/24

Testing Subjects
English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science

Contacts
Lauren Taylor, Assessment
Maryland State Department of Education

Resources

Role
Resource Category
Content Area

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

Parent Notification Letter for Year-End Model - Spring 2023-24 (docx)
notification letter for districts testing in Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Science

Parent Notification Letter (en Español) for Year-End Model States - Spring 2023-24 (docx)
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

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

Sample Testlet Information Pages and Released Testlets in English Language Arts
resources providing test administrators with information specific to ELA testlets

Sample Testlet Information Pages and Released Testlets in Mathematics
resources providing test administrators with information specific to Mathematics testlets

Sample Testlet Information Pages and Released Testlets in Science
resources providing test administrators with information specific to Science testlets

Science Instructional Activities
instructional activities to support teachers using DLM Science Essential Elements during instruction

State Organizational Table for Maryland (xlsx) 11/08/2023
names and numbers of schools and districts in Maryland

Required Test Administrator Training

The 2023-2024 training will become available via the Training tab in Educator Portal according to your state's scheduled training date. Refer to the Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training for instructions on accessing and completing the training. Facilitators should refer to the Facilitator Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training.