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Conducting Progress Monitoring

Conducting Progress Monitoring

  • October 13, 2017

By: Nicole M. McKevett, MA, NCSP Progress monitoring is defined as the frequent assessment of students who are participating in supplemental intervention. It can inform whether the addition of the intervention is helping the student to achieve the intervention goal.…

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Goal Setting

Goal Setting

  • October 5, 2017

By: Jessie Kember, Ph.D. You have finally finished universal screening with all students. So… now what? What do you do with the scores? What next steps do you need to take? Goal setting is an important step within a multi-tiered…

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Using Data To Group Students

Using Data to Group Students

  • September 26, 2017

By: Nicole M. McKevett, MA, NCSP Many teachers meet the wide range of learning needs of their students through flexible grouping. These groups may accommodate different skill levels, readiness, behavioral needs, and interests. The data from various FastBridge assessments can help…

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Sharing Screening Data With Families

Sharing Screening Data with Families

  • September 15, 2017

By: Holly Windram, Ph.D. There’s no question of the value of engaging families in their child’s learning at school (Henderson & Mapp, 2002). Sharing data is an effective strategy that schools and districts can use to engage families and communities…

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What Is Screening?

What is Screening?

  • September 7, 2017

By: Jessie Kember, Ph.D. Screening involves the assessment of important student skills or abilities in reading, math, or behavior for the purpose of identifying those students who might benefit from additional instructional or behavioral support as well as predicting which…

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Online Training And Certification

Online Training and Certification

  • August 28, 2017

By: Nicole M. McKevett, MA, NCSP As you gear up for the new school year, (or have already started!), remember that FastBridge has online training and certification modules included in the FastBridge website. These modules are designed to help you…

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FASTreading And FASTmath

FASTreading and FASTmath

  • August 14, 2017

By: Jessie Kember, Ph.D. FastBridge Learning offers two assessment tools designed to help teachers select and use the most appropriate reading and math screening assessments for their individual students within a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) framework. With the goal of…

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Getting Started With FastBridge: Tips For New Users

Getting Started with FastBridge: Tips for New Users

  • August 4, 2017

By: Rachel Brown, Ph.D., NCSP This blog is designed for new FastBridge Learning customers who are wondering where to begin. FastBridge publishes a number of different assessments including those known as the Formative Assessment System for Teachers  (FAST™). The FAST™…

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Try Something New

Try Something New

  • July 27, 2017

By: Rachel Brown, Ph.D., NCSP As the new school year approaches, teachers are preparing to return to classrooms and students are enjoying the last days of summer. Each school year brings the opportunity to learn new things, for students and teachers…

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