Grades 6-8

These tools will help grades 6-8 teachers screen, and often progress monitor, their students in reading, writing, math and behavior. A (*) denotes a tool that can be used for screening and progress monitoring.

Reading

Screening

  • AIMSweb*. A universal data management and reporting system that uses valid and reliable general outcome measures of reading and math performance for grades K-8, to be used with any curriculum.
  • Classworks Universal Screener. Classworks instructional improvement system includes universal screeners and benchmark assessments, short probes, progress monitoring, and reporting.
  • Easy CBM*. An enhanced district-assessment system that provides school districts, administrators and teachers with a full suite of assessment and reporting options, offering a complete solution at every tier of the RTI process.
  • Group Reading Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation (GRADE). A diagnostic reading test that determines which developmental skills students have mastered and where they need instruction or intervention.
  • Measures of Academic Progress (MAP). Created by educators for educators, MAP assessments provide detailed, actionable data about where each child is on his or her unique learning path.
  • STAR Reading. Assessments that include skills-based test items, and in-depth reports for screening, instructional planning, and progress monitoring in reading.

Progress Monitoring

  • DIBELS Next. The Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) help you assess the acquisition of early literacy skills by using short (one-minute) fluency measures to regularly monitor development of early literacy and reading skills.
  • Yearly Progress Pro. Allows teachers to measure the effectiveness of instruction and track both mastery and retention of grade-level skills, with either CBM or their own customized assessments. Built-in instructional resources can be automatically prescribed, and each assessment takes no more than 15 minutes.

Writing

Screening & Progress Monitoring

  • AIMSweb*. A universal data management and reporting system that uses valid and reliable general outcome measures of reading and math performance for grades K-8, to be used with any curriculum.

Math

Screening

  • AIMSweb*. A universal data management and reporting system that uses valid and reliable general outcome measures of reading and math performance for grades K-8, to be used with any curriculum.
  • Classworks Universal Screener. Classworks instructional improvement system includes universal screeners and benchmark assessments, short probes, progress monitoring, and reporting.
  • Easy CBM*. An enhanced district-assessment system that provides school districts, administrators and teachers with a full suite of assessment and reporting options, offering a complete solution at every tier of the RTI process.
  • Group Math Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation (GMADE). Provides all the elements educators need in order to assess all mathematical competencies, using group-based assessments.
  • Measures of Academic Progress (MAP). Created by educators for educators, MAP assessments provide detailed, actionable data about where each child is on his or her unique learning path.
  • STAR Math. Assessments that include skills-based test items, and in-depth reports for screening, instructional planning, and progress monitoring in math.

Progress Monitoring

  • Yearly Progress Pro. Allows teachers to measure the effectiveness of instruction and track both mastery and retention of grade-level skills, with either CBM or their own customized assessments. Built-in instructional resources can be automatically prescribed, and each assessment takes no more than 15 minutes.

Behavior

Screening

  • School-wide Information System (SWIS). A web-based information system designed to help school personnel use office referral data to design school-wide and individual student interventions.
  • Systematic Screening for Behavior Disorders. A tool to help educators screen and identify students who may be at risk of developing behavior disorders. The three-stage process takes teacher judgment and direct observation into consideration.

Progress Monitoring

  • AIMSweb. A universal data management and reporting system that uses valid and reliable general outcome measures of reading and math performance for grades K-8, to be used with any curriculum.
  • Social Skills Intervention System (SSIS). Tools that help teachers to help students develop, improve and maintain important social skills. SSIS facilitates the universal screening of students at risk for academic or social behavior difficulties, helps plan interventions and evaluates progress on targeted skills after intervention.

 

 

9/20/12