DLM News

New associate director joins Dynamic Learning Maps

The Dynamic Learning Maps project has added a new associate director, Meagan Karvonen, Ph.D., a long-time researcher in the field of alternate assessments. Beginning this spring on a limited basis, she will join the project full-time in June.

Vermont Joins Dynamic Learning Maps

Vermont has joined the Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment Consortium.

It joins the DLM Consortium’s 13 other states: Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Local students work with DLM staff in development of assessment system

Work is under way to see how students with significant cognitive disabilities interact with the computer assessment system being developed for them by Dynamic Learning Maps staff at the Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation (CETE).

DLM staff member receives Harvard research grant

A Dynamic Learning Maps staff member has received a research grant from Harvard University. Carrie Mark, who is Interim English Language Arts Learning Map Team Lead for the Dynamic Learning Maps project, has received a 2012-2013 Jeanne S. Chall Research Grant to research defining treatment intens…

Staff unveils the world’s largest learning map to the public

The learning map, cornerstone of the Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment System (DLM-AAS), was revealed for the first time to the public at a national conference in April 2012.

KU researchers mapping out students’ learning processes

Those working on a project funded by the largest grant in Kansas University history are part of a larger national effort to change the way testing is done at elementary and secondary schools.

Neal Kingston, director of KU’s Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation, leads the $22 mill…

The Country's Most Ambitious Digital Learning Project

Educators from coast-to-coast will celebrate the nation's first Digital Learning Day on Wednesday.

Milestones exceeded on project to create innovative assessment of students with disabilities

Progress has been made one year into a five-year grant awarded in 2010 to the University of Kansas Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation (CETE) by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs.

CETE Staff to Present at TASH Conference

Four Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation (CETE) staff members are presenting at the 2011 TASH conference in Atlanta this week. TASH is a disability advocacy organization that advocates for human rights and inclusion for people with significant disabilities.

KU receives $22 million grant to develop new assessment system for special education

Researchers at the University of Kansas have received a $22 million grant to develop a new assessment system for special education students in 11 states.