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The Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) is an assessment program designed to measure what students with significant cognitive disabilities know and can do.  DLM provides the opportunity for students to show what they know instead of documenting only what they do not know.

DLM assessments are for students with an IEP indicating that general education assessments, even with accommodations, are not appropriate. These students  require extensive, direct instruction, and substantial supports to achieve measurable gains.

DLM Guidelines

DLM Test Administration Manual 2015

DLM Spring 2015 Testing Information Sheet

DLM Student Data Instructions  These are intructions for the Personal Needs Profile and the First Contact Survey
Blueprints are now available for DLM.  These documents describe the range of Essential Elements (EE) that will be assessed during the Spring 2015 assessment window.  The links for English Language Arts and Math Blueprints are available below:

DLM ELA 2015 Blueprint

DLM Math 2015 Blueprint

Instructions for Practice Activity or Released Testlet
You may want your students to take a Practice Activity to help prepare them for the DLM.  These are the instructions for you or your students to login in order to take either a Practice Activity or a Released Testlet.

Instructions for DLM Spring 2015 Testing
There are more in-depth instructions in the TAM, but these will guide you step by step through the process.

DLM Test Administration Monitoring Report
Here are step by step instructions to assist you in running a DLM Test Administration Monitoring Report.[/column]

If you have any DLM questions, please contact Gaylene Miller at 801-567-8112 or