Our highly regarded Degrees of Reading Power™ (DRP™) Program provides a holistic, criterion-referenced measure of how well students understand the meaning of text. DRP test results help classroom teachers, literacy instructors, and reading specialists – as well as local, district, and state-level administrators – support the development of each student’s reading power.
SSSMART™ – the Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics Academic Reading Test – is a breakthrough assessment product for grades 4 to 8. It is designed to assess the knowledge, skills, and strategies students need to read and understand their textbooks and to succeed in the content areas of science, social studies, and mathematics.
The MAC II Test of English Language Proficiency™ battery offers a comprehensive assessment of English language skills for non-native speakers of English. Tests assess the skills students in kindergarten through high school need to communicate in English and to function successfully in the English-speaking classroom.
These comprehensive end-of-year exams, reflecting the specific subject matter outlined in the Core Knowledge™ Sequence, offer teachers a way to assess how well their students are learning and retaining the material in key subject areas – mathematics, language arts, history and geography, and science.
Reading Power Essentials™ (RPE™) is a total assessment approach for struggling readers in grades 3 to 8, focused on helping to isolate the specific areas where these students are the weakest.
Designed for use in kindergarten through grade 3, Signposts™ is a modular early literacy assessment program that provides teachers with a set of tools to monitor students’ reading progress. Signposts delivers information that is accurate, comprehensive, timely, and tailored to the needs of the different audiences for assessment information.
The TextSense™ program offers teachers a systematic approach to instruction in summarization and tips on the summarization process. It also gives students practice in writing summaries and provides follow-up assessment.
This valuable resource tool represents a quantitative summary of the printed vocabulary encountered by students in American schools. The guide offers useful clues as to when students are likely to encounter particular words and is helpful in designing instructional materials tailored to the age and educational progress of students.