MDTP UCLA Onsite Workshop and New Features on the Online Platform

MDTP UCLA has some exciting announcements! 1. We will be hosting our first onsite Saturday Workshop since the pandemic. To register, please fill out this form. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration will be capped at 20.  2. MDTP has launched some new features to help with access and usability on the Diagnostic Platform. Tutorials to navigate the new features willContinue reading “MDTP UCLA Onsite Workshop and New Features on the Online Platform”

MDTP Fall 2022 Mailer: News, Updates and New Precalculus Tests

Dear Math Educator, We hope you had a wonderful summer break!  To help prepare for the school year ahead, MDTP provides diagnostic testing at no charge for California primary and secondary educators. Teachers can use test reports to identify critical math topics students learned well and those that students still struggle with. A list ofContinue reading “MDTP Fall 2022 Mailer: News, Updates and New Precalculus Tests”

End of Year – 2022

The end of the school year is a great time to do diagnostic testing. MDTP materials and services are provided free-of-charge to support math instruction and college readiness in California. Register for online diagnostic testing here. Link to our Online PDF tutorials Register for paper diagnostic testing here. Please note that MDTP Paper Testing procedures haveContinue reading “End of Year – 2022”

Fall 2021 MDTP News

Dear Math Educator, During the COVID-19 pandemic, MDTP will continue to support educators remotely during distance learning and hybrid models by offering online testing on the MDTP Diagnostic (Readiness) testing platform. This platform includes the following assessments: Assessments of Preparedness Tests for Grades Six, Seven, and Eight Readiness Tests for courses in Algebra 1/Integrated MathContinue reading “Fall 2021 MDTP News”

Happy New Year From MDTP!

During the Coronavirus pandemic, MDTP will continue to support educators remotely during distance learning and hybrid models by offering remote testing on the MDTP Online Platform. Please reach out if you have any questions about our online platform or how to utilize student test results in your classroom. We are happy to help! Below areContinue reading “Happy New Year From MDTP!”

A Message from Mary Sirody

After twelve lovely years, I am leaving my position as MDTP Director at UCLA.  It has been a pleasure working with the wonderful math educators in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.  Moving student thinking front-and-center to planning and implementation of math instruction can have a powerful positive effect on math teaching and is one ofContinue reading “A Message from Mary Sirody”

UCLA MDTP Zoom Seminars

Getting Ready for Online Testing (for users new to MDTP online diagnostic testing) In this session, we will explore the MDTP online diagnostic platform, how to navigate the platform, set-up classes, and prepare for testing.  Tuesday, August 11th @ 10 – 11:15am Thursday, August 13th @ 1:30 – 3pm Monday, August 31st @ 3:30pm –Continue reading “UCLA MDTP Zoom Seminars”

Summer/Fall 2020 MDTP News

Dear Math Educator, The CSU/UC Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project (MDTP) is a statewide project funded to provide materials and services to support math instruction in California (see CA Ed Code). All MDTP materials and services are provided free of charge.  Given the COVID-19 crisis, many students did not have the same access or support inContinue reading “Summer/Fall 2020 MDTP News”

Upcoming Zoom Meetings and Workshops for Math Educators

Proctoring Tests Remotely (for seasoned online MDTP users)  Wednesday, April 15. 9:30-10:30 a.m.  During this time of school closures, MDTP is temporarily allowing remote diagnostic testing.  We will discuss the practical issues involved in administering tests remotely in a way that enhances testing reliability.   Getting Ready for Online Testing (for users new to MDTP onlineContinue reading “Upcoming Zoom Meetings and Workshops for Math Educators”

Upcoming MDTP Teaching Workshops

Writing in Math MDTP Written Response Items Math 6 to Pre-Calculus Writing in math class supports students in making sense of mathematics and communicating their understanding. Writing supports differentiation and full participation and provides the teacher with evidence of understanding. Workshop participants will explore the suite of free, field-tested MDTP Written Response Items and haveContinue reading “Upcoming MDTP Teaching Workshops”