FAST earlyReading

The earlyReading assessment is used to monitor the progress of and screen students in grades PreK-1 but can be administered to students up to grade 3. There are 12 subtests within earlyReading, and four subtests can be completed in 5-10 minutes. The earlyReading tool can be used up to five times per year to screen students, and is available in both English and Spanish.

Content

Topics
Fluency,
Phonics,
Phonological Awareness,
Vocabulary
Grades
Pre-Kindergarten,
Kindergarten,
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade
Languages
English,
Spanish
Respondent
Observer

Administration Information

Length
Composite (4 subtests): 5-10 minutes
Price

$7.50 per student for all FastBridge assessments

Training
Online and on-site training available
Qualifications
Not specified
Group/Individual
Individual
Administration
Computer
National Sample
Yes

Access and Use

Contact

612-254-2534

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring
Referencing
Criterion-referenced,
Norm-referenced
Open Access
No
Used in Peer-Reviewed Research
Yes
Psychometric Citations

Theodore J. Christ and Colleagues, LLC. (2015). Formative Assessment System for Teachers (FAST) Abbreviated Technical Manual for Iowa: Version 2.0, 2015-2016. Minneapolis, MN: FastBridge Learning. Retrieved from https://www.centralriversaea.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/E_FAST-Tech… Fastbridge Research Foundations. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.fastbridge.org/research/#1496874374336-509ed992-daf3