Administer Screening Assessments to All Students

Key Concepts

Professional Development Presentation

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As your school begins to develop a plan to improve literacy, you will want to identify the present skills and needs of your students. This presentation can be used as a first step to gain understanding of the purpose of screening assessments, which critical skills to assess, when to assess them and how to select the tools to fit your school’s plan.

In planning your school’s assessment administration, view this presentation to hear logistical considerations and practical solutions for limited resources. Factors such as time requirements, staffing options, training needed, organizing, and scheduling the assessment are discussed. You will be given guidance on how to manage the collected data and use it to begin to make instructional decisions for your students.

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