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22-23 Overview of Elementary Reading Assessment in DCSD

Ended May 12, 2023

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Course Description

  • This course provides an overview of updated recommendations for elementary reading assessment implementation in Douglas County School District. Participants will understand and begin to create a plan for how they can implement required READ Act Assessments alongside a Body of Evidence of other assessments in order to get a robust picture of students as readers and inform differentiated reading instruction. The i-Ready suite of assessments, including i-Ready Early Reading Tasks and Passage Reading Fluency are embedded into this conversation.
  • Type of Course: Self-Paced
  • Lead Learner (Facilitator): Renee Vanhorn
  • Credit(s) and Type: 1 Hour Relicensure | Staff Development

 

Target Audience

  • Admin/Pro-Tech, Certified Staff
  • Open to Substitute Teachers = Yes
  • Open to Student Teachers = Yes
  • Open to Charter School Staff = Yes 
    • Charter Certified

 

Timeline Overview

  • Start date of course content: September 6, 2022
  • End date of course content: May 12, 2023

 

Outcomes

Here are the outcomes for the course:

  • Participants will understand recommendations for elementary reading assessment implementation in Douglas County School District.
  • Participants will understand and begin to plan how they can implement required READ Act Assessments alongside a Body of Evidence of other assessments in order to get a robust picture of students as readers and inform differentiated reading instruction.
  • Participants will understand the i-Ready suite of assessments, including i-Ready Early Reading Tasks and Passage Reading Fluency and how they can integrate those assessments into their body of evidence for benchmark and progress.