App aims to increase schools’ ability to administer measures of academic progress assessments in K-8 classrooms

The Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) launched a new iPad app to enable students to take the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) and MAP for Primary Grades (MPG) assessments using touchscreen technology.

The app will provide an experience for primary grade children, as at this age they are better with touch devices than a traditional keyboard and mouse.

“We’ve received over a thousand requests from teachers and administrators to create an iPad app that allows students to take assessments on touchscreen devices, particularly for younger kids who are...

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