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Understanding Screening: Overall Screening and Assessment

Assessment is a process of collecting information. Screening is an assessment process that helps teachers identify students who are at risk for not meeting grade-level learning goals.

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Screening

Definition

The ability to understand what you are reading.

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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

Doing What Works

Dr. Timothy Shanahan, chair of the panel that produced Improving Reading Comprehension in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade, provides an overview of the Practice Guide's central recommendations.

Topic: Comprehension

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