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The Center on Instruction

This guide provides detailed recommendations for implementing an assessment system from practical experiences in helping many school leaders implement successful plans.

Topic: Assessments, Screening

American Institutes for Research

This is an annual report from Pennsylvania's Dyslexia Screening and Intervention pilot program.

Topic: Dyslexia, Interventions, Screening

REL Southeast

Read this infographic to learn common assessment terms used in reading.

Topic: Screening

Doing What Works

Faith Giddens, curriculum planner and testing coordinator, describes how secondary school staff collaborates to design interventions based on assessment results, team reviews of student work, and data-driven success plans. View the sample material, Planning for Student Success.

Topic: Interventions, Professional Development, Screening

Doing What Works

Listen to a literacy coach explains how the use of screening data has changed instruction at her school.

Topic: General Literacy, Assessments, Screening

Reading Rockets

This article offers a 5-step framework for identifying reading difficulties and determining if a student is eligible for special education services under IDEA — including the role of RTI, cognitive processing tests, and other statewide assessments and curriculum-based measures.

Topic: Dyslexia, Screening, Identification

Oregon Department of Education

Use this checklist to gather information about family history of reading difficulties.

Topic: Assessments, Screening, Dyslexia

Achieve the Core

Need ideas about how to use data to inform instruction on instructional reading skills? Check out this video.

Topic: Assessments, Screening

Achieve the Core

Need ideas about how to use data to inform instruction on instructional reading skills? Check out this video.

Topic: Assessments, Screening

Doing What Works

Dr. Compton outlines the components of a schoolwide screening system and gives an example of how a school might implement a universal screening program.

Topic: General Literacy, Assessments, Screening

Kentucky Department of Education

This handbook provides an overview of how schools in Kentucky can implement dyslexia screening and intervention.

Topic: Dyslexia, Interventions, Screening

Kentucky Department of Education

This handbook provides an overview of how schools in Kentucky can implement dyslexia screening and intervention.

Topic: Dyslexia, Interventions, Screening

Center for Disease Control

Use this milestone checklist to learn about important language and communication developmental milestones for your preschooler, see the milestones in action, and monitor milestones with your doctor.

Topic: Screening

Doing What Works

Use this tool to plan a staff development meeting to review the universal screening recommendation and learn about the purpose of a universal screening system.

Topic: General Literacy, Professional Development, Screening

National Center on Intensive Interventions

This resource developed by Sarah Thorud, Elementary Reading Specialist from Clatskanie School District in Oregon focuses on implementing screening and progress monitoring virtually.

Topic: Remote Learning, Screening

Decoding Dyslexia Maryland

This report describes the findings of a task force charged with studying the implementaiton of a dyslexia pilot program in Maryland.

Topic: Dyslexia, Interventions, Screening

Understood

Read this webpage to learn about Rapid Automized Naming (RAN) measures.

Topic: Assessments, Screening, Dyslexia

Doing What Works

In this interview, Dr. Compton explains the purpose of universal screening, describes how it fits into a multi-tiered intervention system, and discusses using screening to identify students at risk for reading problems and place them into appropriate interventions.

Topic: General Literacy, Assessments, Screening

Doing What Works

Watch a literacy coach discuss universal screening in Pennsylvania.

Topic: General Literacy, Screening

Doing What Works

The three activities included in this tool provide building-level leadership teams and school administrators with a framework for reflecting on the implementation and quality of their universal screening programs and refining or improving screening practices.

Topic: General Literacy, Assessments, Screening

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