North Dakota

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Instructionally Embedded

2021-22 Testing Windows
Fall: 9/13–12/17
Spring: 2/07–5/06

Testing Subjects
English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science

Michelle Woodcock, Special Education

North Dakota Department of Education


Resource Category
Content Area

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 North Dakota (xlsx) 09/27/2021
names and numbers of schools and districts in North Dakota

Student Score Report Spanish Translation Templates for Instructionally Embedded Model States (all templates as docx files) 09/02/2021

ADA compliant versions of Spanish translation documents are under development.

Talking to Parents about DLM Score Reports for Instructionally Embedded Model States (pdf)
formerly called the Teacher Interpretive Guide, this document helps teachers when talking to parents about DLM student reports

Technology Specifications Manual (pdf) ADA Compliant 07/15/2021
supports technology personnel in preparing schools for the technology needs of the DLM assessment

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

Test Administration Manual (pdf) ADA Compliant 07/26/2021
supports Test Administrators in preparing themselves and students for the DLM assessment

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

Required Test Administrator Training

Training for teachers participating in 2021-22 DLM testing will become available according to 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 training website for the first time.