skip to Main Content
FAST Status: All Systems Go!
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™…

Read More
End Of School Year Reminders

End of School Year Reminders

  • May 12, 2017

By: Rachel Brown, Ph.D., NCSP As the school year winds down, it is important to plan for how your school will save certain FastBridge Assessment records for future use. Such future use can include students attending summer school who will…

Read More
Considerations For Operating Data-Analysis Teams

Considerations for Operating Data-Analysis Teams

  • December 16, 2016

Joseph F. Kovaleski, D.Ed., NCSP Indiana University of Pennsylvania   In the last 10 years, much has been written about using a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) to organize schools to promote academic proficiency, mental health, and appropriate behavior (e.g.,…

Read More
Selecting Reading Interventions

Selecting Reading Interventions

  • October 31, 2016

By: Rachel Brown, Ph.D., NCSP For schools that conduct universal benchmark screening, review of the screening data provides educators with information about which students need additional instruction (also called intervention). Importantly, screening data must always be compared with other sources…

Read More
Understanding Your Screening Data

Understanding Your Screening Data

  • September 8, 2016

By: Jessie Kember As mentioned in a previous post (Assessment Literacy: Understanding Student Data), assessment serves as a core foundational component of decision-making within a Multi-Tier System of Support (MTSS) framework. Two broad categories of assessment within an MTSS framework are…

Read More
Best Practices For Using Data In The Classroom

Best Practices for Using Data in the Classroom

  • March 31, 2016

By: Yvette Arañas With so many state assessments, screening, progress monitoring, and classroom exams in place, there is no doubt that students go through a lot of testing. One question that we need to ask ourselves is, are we just testing…

Read More
Back To Top