Assessment is an integral part of learning, particularly for English Learners. Having an effective strategy for ongoing formative assessment is critical to accelerate literacy development. Read on to learn how to take advantage of Footsteps2Brilliance’s advanced assessment algorithms and comprehensive Class Dashboard reports to get the most out of assessments without taking away from important instructional time.
How to incorporate assessment into your literacy instruction
Formative assessments are built in when students read and play on Footsteps2Brilliance at home or at school. Using sophisticated scoring algorithms that evaluate a student’s performance within the context of millions of scores nationwide, Footsteps2Brilliance gives teachers the insight they need to easily differentiate learning, create targeted interventions, and monitor student progress towards sufficiently challenging goals.
4 Steps for Efficient Formative Assessment Usage
The Class Proficiency section of the Class Dashboard gives insight into specific student needs by skill area. The data show students’ strengths and weaknesses across the following skills: Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Language Development, Comprehension, and Logic & Reasoning.