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Part 2: using Universal Screening Data to Evaluate Learning Loss
Posted on Jun 24, 2021
  • Dr. Stephanie Stollar
Tags
  • Acadience
  • Assessment

Due to learning loss from pandemic-related school closures, the next beginning-of-year universal screening assessments will likely identify a higher-than-usual number of students as at risk.

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Part 1: using Universal Screening Data to Evaluate Learning Loss
Posted on Jun 17, 2021
  • Dr. Stephanie Stollar
Tags
  • Acadience
  • Assessment

Universal screening offers a valuable opportunity for the early identification of student needs—and its power lies not in data collection, but in data use.

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Reading Assessment for Adolescents: A Tool Educators Use to Change Lives
Posted on Mar 4, 2021
  • Laurie Carmon
Tags
  • Acadience
  • Assessment

Laurie Carmon is currently manager of new business development for Voyager Sopris Learning and has more than 25 years of experience supporting educators across the United States to successfully implement K–12 literacy and math intervention tools.

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Completing the Puzzle of Assessment: Rapid Automatized Naming and Its Implications for Instruction
Posted on Aug 12, 2020
  • Julie Klingerman
Tags
  • Assessment
  • Literacy
  • RAN
  • Rapid Automatized Naming

Assessment can sometimes feel like that pile of puzzle pieces—which ones fit together? How do data fit together to create a comprehensive picture of a school, classroom, or individual student? Much is now known regarding which skills are highly predictive of later reading outcomes, and several excellent tools are available for this purpose. In kindergarten and first grade, timed tasks including letter naming, basic phonemic awareness, and rapid automatized naming (RAN) provide insight into who is at risk and to a certain extent; why.

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Five Tips for Writing Your Own Technology-Enhanced Items
Posted on Jun 24, 2020
  • Sally Valenzuela
Tags
  • Assessment
  • technology

Writing your own items is one way to gather evidence from students about their knowledge and skills. This evidence can support inferences you make about student learning to help with decisions about the next unit of instruction, placement in learning groups, needs for remediation, and other classroom choices. For writing TEIs, there are some special considerations. Here are five tips to writing your own TEIs.

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Using Data to Improve Student Outcomes in the Context of COVID-19
Posted on Apr 22, 2020
  • Dr. Kelly A. Powell-Smith
Tags
  • Assessment
  • COVID Slide
  • COVID-19
  • Remote Learning

The circumstances in which we find ourselves as educators at this moment call for flexible and reflective thinking about the goals toward which we might aim and the goals that we might set for our students. I believe we will need to adjust our goals, and likely readjust them again at a later time. Ultimately, this means we will need to be flexible with expectations.

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