Applying a Multi-Sourced Approach to Student Performance Evaluation

By: Yvette Arañas Here at FastBridge Learning, we know that things can get quite busy during the first few weeks of school. Most schools have begun benchmarking students for the fall and administering other assessments. We are also aware that important educational decisions are being made about students. During this hectic time, we encourage educators[…]

Top Product Enhancements for the New School Year: Screening to Intervention Report

While students have been restocking their backpacks with new school supplies, we’ve been busy equipping our teachers with a fresh new tool of their own for the school year! Teachers often ask us, “OK, I’ve done screened my kids, and I’ve got great data about what my students’ skills needs are. But, now what do[…]

Top Product Enhancements for the New School Year: Measuring Reading Comprehension

We’ve had a busy summer, and we can’t wait to show you all of the enhancements to FastBridge Learning’s products that will be at your doorstep just in time for the new school year! Last week we shared our new reading automaticity assessment—AUTOreading. Today, we’ll look at quick look at the comprehension measure being added to[…]

Top Product Enhancements for the New School Year: Assessing Automaticity of Foundational Reading Skills

We’ve had a busy summer, and we can’t wait to show you all of the enhancements to FastBridge Learning’s products that will be at your doorstep just in time for the new school year! Over the coming few weeks, we’re going to be releasing more details on our top enhancements for the 2015–16 school year.[…]

FastBridge (formerly FAST) in 2014: An incredible year in review

2014 has concluded after a tremendous year of growth and accomplishment for the FastBridge (which grew from the former Formative Assessment System for Teachers, FAST) team and the FastBridge community of schools nationwide.  See Our Story for details on our how we grew from just an assessment system into much more. Our key successes in[…]

Announcing Standards-Based Math measure for middle school

FastBridge listens closely to teachers to design and provide what they want to help students succeed. In our desire to support middle school math teachers, the research team at FastBridge is proud to announce an exciting suite of group-administered, computer based unit-based assessments. Standards-Based Math (SBMath) An incredibly versatile suite of computer administered, unit-based assessments for[…]