Choosing the right tools for the job | thinkreadtweet

When it comes to assessment, precision instruments are required.

The key to teaching children who are struggling is detailed, fine-grain assessment. Without the information derived from such assessment, teachers cannot target and teach the necessary skills and knowledge. For secondary-age students, who may be working some years behind their peers, effective assessment is absolutely necessary if they are to make rapid progress and catch up completely.

What people often comment on when they see Thinking Reading in action is the extent and depth of assessment. After initial screening, we…

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