District Determined Measures (DDMs) Library

District Determined Measures (DDMs) Library

The measures of student growth available here were created by local educators. We hope they will serve as a springboard for creating your own measure.


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DDM - Art Color Circle

Use paper and pencil and performance assessment to measure students' understanding of the color wheel.

DDM - Student Growth in Foundations of Art

Use a broad rubric to measure most works of art

DDM - Music: Recorder (Northampton)

Measure students' accuracy, technique, and posture through a performance assessment

DDM - Social Emotional: Self-Control

Use a brief screening tool to measure self control and self regulation.

DDM - Music: Recorder (South Hadley)

Measure students' reading skills, technique, and repertoire through a performance assessment.

DDM - Music: Percussion Ensemble

Can provide a growth measure in both composition and performance.

DDM - Nurses: Increasing Classroom Time for "Frequent Fliers"

Track student visits to nurse over time.