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  • These past two weeks have been very intense as Willard students participate in Statewide MAP testing. Opinions regarding state assessment are varied. Some individuals believe highly in the practice to ensure accountability and quality while others believe that the local school district should be able to decide upon the manner in which student learning is monitored. Ultimately, it is a legislative mandate in Missouri. However, there is much that we are able to learn from the process.

    Willard curriculum is locally developed by our teachers, instructional coaches, and administrators. We work to ensure that it reflects the necessary rigor and content which will allow students to be successful on the state exam.

    Understanding that student learning cannot be assessed 100% accurately by a digital exam other measures are developed at the district, building, and classroom level. These measures are both formal and informal in nature. Ultimately, a comprehensive approach is required to determine student mastery of grade level content.

    Angela Stevens, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, is in charge of the assessment process for Willard Schools. She has worked tirelessly this past two weeks to oversee the distribution of thousands of tests, training of teachers, counselors, and administrators, work with technology staff to deliver digital testing and content, and trouble shoot problems which arise. Great job to her and her department for a job well done!!! I look forward to results in the fall giving us reason to once again celebrate student learning!

    Have a great weekend!

    Dr. Medlin
    Superintendent
    kentmedlin@willardschools.net

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