Assessment: Universal Screening. Cadre 7 Initial Training September 29, 2011. Universal Screening. Screening systems in place? How can you go more in depth? Are you ready to develop more breadth? What decisions do you need to make as a district about Universal Screening?
Cadre 7 Initial Training
September 29, 2011
A universal screener should over-identify students who might need something more!
Quick Phonics assessment
Fountas and Pinnell
Core curriculum weekly tests
DRA, QRI, Running Records
An in-depth tool
To determine basic & specific reading skill needs
A quick & efficient tool
What assessments are given to all students in your district and why?
Do the assessments provide similar information?
Treasures Placement Test
Does the district have an agreed upon purpose for the universal screener and additional assessments?
Are the purposes of each assessment given to ALL students clear to staff?
How do staff use the assessments?
Are staff using the data?
Outcome: general education teachers know what to teach and how to teach during the core program to improve students’ achievement