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Research Article of the Month: January 2024

Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Thomas & January (2021) investigate two universal screeners, MAP and STEP, and evaluate their ability to predict student performance on an end-of-the-year state assessment.
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New IRRC Resource Provides Guidance on Responding to FastBridge Data

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
The Instructional Recommendations Tool: Responding to FastBridge Data and the associated eLearning module offer guidance to educators interpreting student screening scores.
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Technically Speaking: Determining Test Effectiveness With Item Response Theory

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Learn more about how statistical modeling can tell us what makes a good literacy assessment item.
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Technically Speaking: Understanding and Quantifying the Correlation of Two Reading Measures

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Correlation and its limitations are explained in easy-to-understand language.
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Using Data, Professional Development, and Community Connections to Design a Successful Summer Reading Program

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
The Council Bluffs Community School District uses assessments and fidelity of implementation to design the best summer reading program, says Director Carly Gates in our Q&A.