Adaptive Testing Research Finished By Navigation North

Navigation North Learning recently concluded research on technology required for over 20 states to make the move to deliver online, adaptive, standardized assessments to all students. Within this research, district and site personnel from the states of Oregon, Delaware, and Hawaii were interviewed on how the use of these types of tests have helped them in their work to support students. (These are a handful of the states in the U.S. that have transitioned to the use of adaptive tests over the last 5 years.)

You will have to wait for the full report to be published by our contracting agency in early December, but a sneak-peek of the resulting data from the above states can be summarized as, “They’d never go back to the old way of doing assessments.

Here is a simple video from Education Week on adaptive assessments.