FAST™ Feature Focus: The Screening to Intervention (s2i) Report

FAST™ Feature Focus: The Screening to Intervention (s2i) Report

By: Rachel Brown, Ph.D., NCSP During the 2016–17 school year, FastBridge Learning has updated a number of the reports available in FAST™. A new report, in Lab phase this year, is the Screening to Intervention (s2i) Report. This report is unique in that it provides teachers with detailed guidance about what interventions a student is[…]

Conducting Social-Emotional Behavior Screenings at School: An Ecological Systems Perspective

Conducting Social-Emotional Behavior Screenings at School: An Ecological Systems Perspective

By: Katie Eklund, Ph.D. and Stephen Kilgus, Ph.D. School Psychology Program, University of Missouri Although many schools commonly systematically screen students for academic concerns, social-emotional and behavioral screening measures are less frequently used. Yet, there are many benefits to implementing systematic social-emotional and behavioral screening. Measures such as the Social, Academic, and Emotional Behavior Risk Screener-Teacher[…]

FAST™ and CCSS: Friends but not Relations

FAST™ and CCSS: Friends but not Relations

By: Ed O’Connor, Ph.D. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were developed by the National Governor’s Council and offered for possible adoption by U.S. to address the lack of consistency in what is taught across schools in different states. Since the release of the CCSS in 2010, educators have been paying close attention to issues of[…]