SchoolBased Tests Readiness Tests Aptitude Tests capacity for

  • Slides: 17
Download presentation
School-Based Tests Ø Readiness Tests Ø Aptitude Tests (capacity for learning) Ø Achievement Tests

School-Based Tests Ø Readiness Tests Ø Aptitude Tests (capacity for learning) Ø Achievement Tests (accomplishments) Ø Diagnostics

Aptitude Tests (capacity for learning) Graduate Record Exam n Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) n

Aptitude Tests (capacity for learning) Graduate Record Exam n Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) n Otis-Lennon School Ability Test n

Otis-Lennon School Ability Test Arthur Otis and Roger Lennon n 1 st edition 1979

Otis-Lennon School Ability Test Arthur Otis and Roger Lennon n 1 st edition 1979 (earlier versions 30 s) n 8 th edition (2009) n Group administered n Pre-K through grade 12 n 2007 – adopted by NY City Dept of Ed n

OLSAT 8 Used for decisions about school placement n Abstract thinking and reasoning ability

OLSAT 8 Used for decisions about school placement n Abstract thinking and reasoning ability n 21 subtests n 5 areas n Verbal and non verbal scores n Overall School Ability Index (SAI) n OLSAT categories n

Achievement Tests (accomplishments) Wechsler Individual Achievement Test – second edition (WIAT-II) n Iowa Test

Achievement Tests (accomplishments) Wechsler Individual Achievement Test – second edition (WIAT-II) n Iowa Test of Basic Skills n Stanford Achievement Tests n Regents Tests n Self-made instruments n

School Readiness 1 - Readiness to learn Academic Knowledge -- Metropolitan Readiness Test 2

School Readiness 1 - Readiness to learn Academic Knowledge -- Metropolitan Readiness Test 2 - Readiness for school Developmental Milestones -- Bayley III -- Gesell Development Schedules

Metropolitan Readiness Test (MRT 6) 1994 n Kindergarten and Grade 1 n 80 -90

Metropolitan Readiness Test (MRT 6) 1994 n Kindergarten and Grade 1 n 80 -90 minutes n 4 – 7 years n

MRT 6 Readiness for First Grade -- Emerging literacy concepts in an authentic context

MRT 6 Readiness for First Grade -- Emerging literacy concepts in an authentic context -- Developing language/literacy concepts -- Developing quantitative/mathematics concepts

MRT 6 Level 1 – individually administered – pre K n Level 2 –

MRT 6 Level 1 – individually administered – pre K n Level 2 – group administered – middle and end of K and beginning of grade 1 n Parent-Teacher Conference Report n

Level 1 – mid kindergarten n 6 sub tests -- Auditory memory -- Rhyming

Level 1 – mid kindergarten n 6 sub tests -- Auditory memory -- Rhyming -- Letter recognition -- Visual matching -- School language and listening -- Quantitative language

Level II – end k. – first grade n 6 sub tests -- Beginning

Level II – end k. – first grade n 6 sub tests -- Beginning consonants -- Sound-letter correspondence -- Visual matching -- Finding patterns -- School language -- Listening

MRT 6 + Early School Inventory Physical development checklist n Language development checklist n

MRT 6 + Early School Inventory Physical development checklist n Language development checklist n Cognitive development checklist n Social-emotional development checklist n + Parent-teacher conference report n

Developmental Milestones 2 - Readiness for school -- Gesell Development Schedules -- Bayley III

Developmental Milestones 2 - Readiness for school -- Gesell Development Schedules -- Bayley III

Gesell Development Schedules ü Developed by Arnold Gesell (1880 -1961) at Yale ü Preschool

Gesell Development Schedules ü Developed by Arnold Gesell (1880 -1961) at Yale ü Preschool test – ages 2 -6 ü Gesell School Readiness Test – ages 4 -9 ü Individually administered

Gesell measures physical, emotional, and behavioral 4 Development Schedules (timetables) -- ability to adapt

Gesell measures physical, emotional, and behavioral 4 Development Schedules (timetables) -- ability to adapt -- motor functioning -- use of language -- social interaction

-- Bayley III

-- Bayley III