[MOSAIC] assessment and data

CAG cagage at myfairpoint.net
Sun Sep 12 12:33:00 EDT 2010

Mary - I'd like to hear more about the database your district will be 
I need to develop something for my school and it's not my forte'!
Thanks. Cathy

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Conner-Righter, Mary" <mrighter at pennsvalley.org>
To: <Mosaic at literacyworkshop.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 11, 2010 1:48 PM
Subject: [MOSAIC] assessment and data

> Our school district implemented district assessments in grades K - 3rd 
> about
> 8 years ago that were created by a team of Title I teachers. Over the 
> years
> these teacher-created assessments have changed to meet standards.  We now
> have our own district assessments for the following areas: phonemic
> awarenesss, listening comprehension, reading comprehension (F and NF),
> writing to a prompt, accuracy and fluency, science, social studies, and
> math.  The language arts/reading assessments are given 3 times a year. 
> The
> content area ones are given at the beginning and end of the year.  Years 
> ago
> when we first started these assessments, the Title I teachers spent hours
> inputing student scores into a Microsoft Word table. Several years ago we
> adopted the 4 Sight assessments in reading and math for 3rd - 12th
> grades. Success for All maintains a database for these assessments.   We
> also adopted DIBELS for K through 2nd. Data collected by the U of Oregon's
> system. This is administered by the Title I teachers three times/year with
> progress monitoring ongoing.  We are hoping to implement our own database
> this year which will organize all the data from the different assessments 
> we
> give.
> Mary

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