Test updates

September 22, 2022

The Dynamic Learning Maps® (DLM®) Instructionally Embedded model fall window has opened for the 2022–2023 academic year. The Instruction and Assessment Planner is used to create instructional plans and assign testlets for students.

July 20, 2022

We are happy to announce that the Kite® Student Portal app and installers for the 2023 school year are now available!

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.

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