National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)
NAEP Resources & Tools
NAEP 2013 - Online Resources
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Sample Questions Booklets
Content Area Frameworks
Information for Parents
Information for Educators
Information for Students
NAEP webtools and applications make it quick and easy to find data of interest and customize your findings. To help you use all the features of these tools, there are quick reference guides, short introductory videos, tutorials, and help systems. Learn about all the webtools at http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/about/naeptools.asp
The newest addition to this tool set is a Flash video providing a quick tour through the NAEP Data Explorer (NDE). Click "Watch a short video" to learn more about what NDE can do.
If you prefer a tool guide that you can print out and keep by your keyboard, check out the NDE Quick Reference Guide. This brochure will introduce you to the NDE features and walk you through common user scenarios. For the Guide, the video, and more, visit http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/about/naeptools.asp
Experienced users can explore the NDE tutorial, which delves deeper into the tool and the more advanced statistical processes the NDE can run. Visit the NDE and click "tutorial" to begin at http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/naepdata/
NAEP Released Items
Use the updated NAEP Questions Tool guide to download in HTML or WORD, hundreds of released questions in all subject areas. These are great for use in developing formative assessments!
NAEP Data Explorer Quick Reference Guide
This tool can help you find out how well Maine did on all NAEP assessments at grades 4, 8 and 12. Use the tool to see how Maine did when compared to the National Public average and the average scores in other states.
Questions and Answers
Q & A About Participation in NAEP Assessments
F.A.Q.s About NAEP 2009 - PDF
Grade 4 Pilot and Probe - PDF
Grade 4 Sample Questions - PDF
Grade 8 Operational Questions - PDF
Grade 8 Pilot and Probe Sample Questions - PDF
Grade 12 Pilot and Probe Sample Questions - PDF
Grade 12 Operational Questions - PDF
NAEP Data Explorer (NDE)
A short video providing an overview of the uses and features of the NAEP Data Explorer (NDE) has been developed by Hager Sharp, in coordination with NCES and posted on the NAEP public web site.
The video can be accessed directly by visiting this link: http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/videos/ndeintrovideo.asp
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