Test updates

April 19, 2022
  1. The First Contact survey must be completed at least 24 hours before testing.
  2. Changes to the Personal Needs and Preferences (PNP) profile take at least 24 hours to refresh.
  3. After administering a testlet, the next testlets in the subject area may take up to 15 minutes to release.
April 14, 2022

Before launching Kite® Student Portal, please ensure that the iPad has an established internet connection. A restart of the iPad and the quit password may be required if the application opens without a connection to the internet.

March 31, 2022

For all Year-End model states, and any Instructionally Embedded model states assessing science in the spring window

March 28, 2022

All students who participate in the Dynamic Learning Maps® (DLM®) alternate assessment must have a completed or updated First Contact Survey in Kite® Educator Portal.

October 25, 2021

A new enhancement to Kite® Student Portal will allow additional displays (monitors and projectors) to be connected to a computer. This is useful for instances such as using a projector for students with different visual abilities.

October 12, 2021

The Dynamic Learning Maps® (DLM®) website will undergo maintenance and be unavailable on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, and Wednesday, October 13, 2021, from approximately 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. CT on both days.

August 20, 2021

To support iOS 15, the Kite® Student Portal iPad application must be updated to version 8.0.1 prior to testing. You are required to update the app if you plan to update the testing device to iOS 15.

The application will update automatically unless this feature has been disabled on the device.

August 5, 2021

The Dynamic Learning Maps® (DLM®) website has a new look! The user-friendly design has filters and search features that make finding resources easy and efficient. Visit the updated DLM website at dynamiclearningmaps.org.

January 26, 2021

This is a reminder for test administrators to prepare for the Dynamic Learning Maps® (DLM®) alternate assessment spring window for the 2020–2021 academic year. Test administrators must complete the steps in the following list before administering the assessment to students:

November 2, 2020

Live Chat support with the Dynamic Learning Maps® (DLM®) Service Desk is now available in Kite® Educator Portal. The Live Chat method of asking questions is supported by the same skilled Service Desk staff who answer phone calls and emails.

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