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Accurately interpret and use test scores. Watch live demonstrations. Get tips and tools for meaningful classroom assessment. Learn five steps to effective intervention.

Most Commonly Asked Questions by Brenda Weaver

Why should we assess?

What are the different types of assessments?

What are high stakes tests?

What are the scores you can get from assessments and what do they mean?

How do you know that the assessment chosen is appropriate?

What should be assessed and how often?


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5-Step Procedure for How to Intervene

Target Instruction — Watch how a baseline test can help suggest further instruction.


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