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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Dynamic Learning Maps™ consortium has announced members of its 2015 Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). This year’s committee includes four new and four returning members. The group will first meet on Wednesday, January 28, to discuss the topics of modeling and standard setting.

Monday, January 12, 2015

The Lawrence Journal-World recently reported on the progress of the Dynamic Learning Maps™ project, produced by the Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan.

Friday, January 9, 2015

We are pleased to announce an updated release of the KITE Client that supports Apple OS X Yosemite. Additionally, this release fixes an application start up issue on Apple OS X Mavericks (10.9.5), which prevented the application from opening.

Friday, January 2, 2015

An updated release of the KITE Client for iPad is now available for use with DLM® assessments. This release improves the security of the testing environment and resolves several error messages. If Automatic Updates are enabled on your iPad, no action is required.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Achievement and Assessment Institute (AAI) at the University of Kansas has received a $212,000 award from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a web interface for exploring learning maps.

Monday, October 6, 2014

The KITE Client App for iPad is now available for download from the App Store. View instructions for iPad (pdf).

Monday, September 22, 2014

An updated version of the KITE Client is now available for download. To download the software…

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

In recent months, Education Week has published several articles that mention or highlight the Dynamic Learning Maps™ (DLM®) Alternate Assessment project, including a guest blog by Project Director Neal Kingston and a pair of stories on alternate assessment choices, implementation, and field tests.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

North Dakota becomes the 17th state to join the Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment Consortium (DLM), a multistate initiative developing an instructionally embedded, instructionally relevant, computer-based assessment designed to help students learn.

Monday, July 1, 2013

Alaska becomes the 16th state to join the Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment Consortium, a multi-state initiative developing a computer-based assessment designed to more validly measure what students with significant cognitive disabilities know and can do.

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