MAP Examiner's Training
April 4, 2019
Let's ROCK this test!
Important Test Taking Information
A Walk through the Examiner’s Manual
Assessment sequence on page 5-6
Universal Tools and accommodations beginning around page 7/9
Use and discuss training videos
Importance of Tutorials and Practice Tests
ALL must watch Online Training Tools- students should watch at least once more before the test- and take the practice tests. (Not a bad idea for all test administrators to take a practice test too.)
Be sure students know how to read and use the Review/End Test page
Students miss items because of the vertical scroll bar
Be sure to look at appendix A: Item Types (
Students MAY USE : keyboard shortcuts and icons page during the test. COPY for students.
Instructional materials must be removed or covered.
Room set up must be done with test security in mind- not just side by side, but so that those behind others can’t see screens.
What will test day look like?
Test Tickets- pick up in the office
Two-three sessions (grade 3 and 5); two-four sessions for grade 4
“Pause” feature vs. Break
Required materials: scratch paper/grid paper, pencils, headphones,
“Ending Test Sessions” -
Tests are NOT timed.
Headphones are required for all students in session 3 of ELA. All students receiving text to speech universal tool will need headphones for all portions of all tests.
Students should have access to scratch paper for note taking for all sessions of ELA and math.
Test examiner MUST read the scripts for administering the tests
Test examiners may read/pronounce one word per sentence to any student.
Script begins on page 37
Adhere strictly to the script.
“Both written and verbal discussion of specific MAP Grade-Level Assessment items breach security and integrity of the test.”
Quality Assurance Visits?
Turn in test tickets, scratch paper in the brown envelope at the end of the day’s testing.
Turn in Test Administration Manual when you have completed all testing