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The Boehm-3 Preschool assessment contains 26 basic concepts for children in preschool. The test can be used to identify students who are behind in comprehending basic relational concepts. The tool allows educators to assess each concept twice and can be administered in less than 30 minutes. Boehm-3 Preschool is available in both English and Spanish.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten

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The Bracken Basic Concept Scale Third Edition consists of the Receptive test (BBCS-3:R) and the Expressive test (BBCS-3:E). BBCS-3:R assesses children's cognitive and language development using non-verbal tasks, wile BBCS-3:E requires the child to verbally respond. The Bracken Basic Concept Scale, which aligns with IDEA 2004 requirements, can screen children for school readiness and identify those with developmental delays. The assessment's results can be used in conjunction with the Bracken Concept Development Program to plan intervention. The Bracken Basic Concept Scale is available in both English and Spanish.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade

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The BRIGANCE Early Childhood Screens III is a short screening tool that can be used to identify students for delays and giftedness. The assessment is offered for three age ranges: 0-35 months, 3-5 years, and K and 1st grade. The tool can be administered in less than 15 minutes per child, in both English and Spanish.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: < 3 Years, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade

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The BRIGANCE Head Start Screens III is a developmental screening tool that allows educators to assess children's readiness for kindergarten and identify delays or giftedness. The tool is offered for two age ranges: 0-2 years and 3-5 years. The Head Start Screens III is aligned with and correlated to the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework. The tool can be administered in less than 15 minutes per child, in both English and Spanish.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: < 3 Years, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten

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The Inventory of Early Development III (IED III) is a comprehensive tool that contains over 100 assessments that are aligned to state and national standards as well as IDEA requirements. The tool can be used to provide ongoing assessment, monitor progress, and write IEPs for students from birth to grade 8. The IED III offers both criterion-referenced and norm-referenced measures.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: < 3 Years, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

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Children's Progress Academic Assessment (CPAA) is a computer-adaptive assessment that measures early mathematics skills. The instrument, which is available in English and Spanish, can be taken 3-9 times a year and is untimed. CPAA is aligned with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: Math

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

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The Classroom Observation Tool is primarily used as a coaching tool to support the development of high-quality instruction in early childhood classrooms. The Tool is used to rate teachers' behavior and instruction during classroom observation visits spread over a full academic year. The Tool is aligned with the Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines.

Domain: Schooling

Subdomain: Teaching

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten

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The Classroom Assessment Scoring System™ (CLASS™) is an observational instrument developed to assess instructional quality in PK-12 classrooms. It is a tool for analyzing the quality of teacher-student interactions in the classroom by capturing multiple dimensions of teaching that are linked to student achievement and development. It produces qualitative ratings of teacher performance on a scale from 1-7 across three broad domains: emotional support, classroom organization, and instructional support.

Domain: Schooling

Subdomain: Teaching

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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COEMET is a classroom observation instrument that evaluates classroom culture and the use of specific math activities. It includes questions about how actively the teacher interacts with the children, how the teacher uses teachable math moments, how math is displayed in the physical environmental of the room, how confident the teacher appeared about math, etc. The specific math activities measured are not connected a specific curriculum.

Domain: Schooling

Subdomain: Teaching

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

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The Classroom Practices Inventory is a classroom observation measure for early childhood classrooms. It is designed to assess the developmental appropriateness of classroom and curricular practices, teachers actions, children's activites, and teacher-child interactions.

Domain: Schooling

Subdomain: Teaching

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten

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The Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing Second Edition (CTOPP-2) is an assessment that focuses on measuring the phonological processing abilities of students grades PreK-12. The CTOPP-2 contains several composites: phonological awareness, phonological memory, rapid symbolic naming, rapid non-symbolic naming, and alternate phonological awareness.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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Diagnostic Mathematics Assessments for Middle School Teachers are written tests that measure mathematics knowledge in four content domains (Number/Computation, Geometry/Measurement, Probability/Statistics, Algebraic Ideas) and across four types of knowledge (Memorized Knowledge; Conceptual Understanding; Problem Solving/ Reasoning; and Pedagogical Content Knowledge). Researchers, professional development providers, and course instructors can administer the assessments as pre- and post-tests before and after workshops, institutes, or courses to determine growth in teachers' content knowledge. Multiple parallel versions of each assessment are available.

Domain: Schooling

Subdomain: Teaching

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten

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Diagnostic Science Assessments for Middle School Teachers are written tests that measure mathematics knowledge in three content domains (Physical Science; Life Science; Earth/Space Science) and across four types of knowledge (Declarative Knowledge; Scientific Inquiry and Procedures; Schematic Knowledge; Pedagogical Content Knowledge). Researchers, professional development providers, and course instructors can administer the assessments as pre- and post-tests before and after workshops, institutes, or courses to determine growth in teachers' content knowledge. Multiple parallel versions of each assessment are available.

Domain: Schooling

Subdomain: Teaching

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten

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The Early Childhood Classroom Observation Measure (ECCOM) is a classroom observation instrument that rates the nature and quality of academic instruction and the overall learning environment. The instrument is based on social-constructivist learning theory, such that in high-scoring classrooms teachers are identified as actively guiding and supporting children's learning efforts and the development of their social skills.

Domain: Schooling

Subdomain: Teaching

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

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The Early Learning Scale (ELS) is an assessment that is based on observations of PK students. The instrument covers Math/Science, Social-Emotional/Social Studies, and Language and Literacy, with a Motor Development supplement. The ELS can be used with English Language learners, gifted children, and children with special needs.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: Math

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten

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The Expressive Vocabulary Test Second Edition (EVT-2) is an assessment that measures expressive vocabulary and word retrieval for Standard American English. The test is created to align with the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test Fourth Edition (PPVT-4). The EVT-2 can be used for monitoring progress and providing interventions. It offers two test forms with different items so that students do not become accustomed to the test.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, Post secondary

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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.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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earlyMath is an assessment for children in grades PreK to 1. The instrument, which contains 14 subtests, can be taken up to five times per year for consistent monitoring. earlyMath can be used for screening and progress monitoring.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: Math

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade

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The Geometry Assessments for Secondary Teachers (GAST) Classroom Observation Tool classifies the teaching moves and instructional tasks of teachers according to cognitive demand. It is designed for use specifically within math lessons focused on similarity, congruence, surface area, and volume. It can be used by teacher educators and researchers to identify the quality of math instruction within this domain.

Domain: Schooling

Subdomain: Teaching

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten

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The GRADE (Group Reading Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation) is a reading assessment for students from grade PreK to adult. For grades PreK-3, the diagnostic test measures reading skills that are consistent with the National Reading Panel and Reading First. The GRADE can be used with an RTI program to identify strengths and weaknesses and to track student growth.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, Post secondary

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COR Advantage is a whole-child assessment built on 36 items that are proven by research to best prepare children for school success. COR Advantage focuses on children’s naturally occurring activities rather than their performance on tests, allowing for a broader assessment of each child’s development. It can be used with any developmentally-appropriate curriculum, and assesses all key developmental areas of children’s progress.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: Math

Grades: < 3 Years, Pre-Kindergarten

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The Inquiry Science Instruction Observation Protocol (ISIOP) is a structured classroom observation measure for middle and high school science. The measure is used to identify the nature and extent of inquiry science instruction.

Domain: Schooling

Subdomain: Teaching

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten

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The Kaufman Survey of Early Academic and Language Skills (K-SEALS) is a test designed for students in grades PreK-1. Through the vocabulary subtest, number, letter & words subtest, and articulation subtest, the assessment measures school readiness and can identify gifted students. Educators and trained professionals in schools, speech and language clinics, and medical agencies can administer the test.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade

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The Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening (PALS) is a screening, diagnostic, and progress monitoring tool that focuses on the fundamental literacy skills. The assessment offers instruments for PreK, K, and 1-3, with a Spanish version available as well. PALS is the state-provided screening assessment for Virginia's Early Intervention Reading Initiative (EIRI). PALS Quick Checks also provide an opportunity for educators to monitor student progress.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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The Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test Fourth Edition (PPVT-4) is an assessment that measures receptive vocabulary for Standard American English. The assessment, in combination with the Expressive Vocabulary Test Second Edition (EVT-2), allows educators to test both receptive and expressive vocabulary. PPVT-4 offers two forms of the assesment so that students do not become accustomed to the test. PPVT-4 can be used as a diagnostic, universal screening, and progress monitoring tool.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, Post secondary

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The Predictive Assessment of Reading (PAR) can be used to identify skills in need of intervention, monitor progress, and predict future reading achievement. The assessment contains four reading subtests that can be administered to special needs, gifted, and developing students in grades PreK-3. PAR is offered in both English and Spanish, though the Spanish version is intended to be taken after the English version.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

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PLS-5 is a developmental language assessment designed for children from ages birth through 7:11. This assessment focuses on receptive and expressive language skills and provides both norm-referenced and criterion-referenced scores. The diagnostic test can be administered by a trained professional.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: < 3 Years, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

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PLS-5 Screening Test for Early Childhood Educators is a developmental language assessment designed for children from ages birth through 6. This diagnostic test is an adaptation of PLS-5 and helps trained professionals identify children at risk for language or speech disorders.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: < 3 Years, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

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The Preservice Teacher Feedback Survey measures beliefs about classroom feedback practices and confidence in giving feedback to students. The measure is designed for use by preservice teachers to assess the extent to which their beliefs and confidence in giving feedback align with research on quality feedback. The measure has been used as a pre- and post-test to assess the effects of initial teacher education courses on assessment.

Domain: Schooling

Subdomain: Teaching

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten

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The Protocol for Language Arts Teaching Observations (PLATO) is a classroom observation protocol designed to evaluate thirteen elements of English Language Arts (ELA) instruction. It was originally developed for a study of the relationship between teachers' classroom practices and their impact on student achievement. It is currently being used as a professional development tool to support teachers' use of rigorous, research-based teaching practices. PLATO is designed to work across a variety of curricula and instructional approaches.

Domain: Schooling

Subdomain: Teaching

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten

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Renaissance Star 360 includes the STAR Early Literacy Enterprise for early literacy sklls and the STAR Reading Enterprise for grades K-12. This progress-monitoring and screening assessment helps teachers and educators measure student performance on state standards within a short amount of time. STAR Reading offers assessments in both English and Spanish. STAR tests are computer adaptive.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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The Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) Instrument in Zelkowski et al. (2013) is a self-efficacy survey that seeks to monitor and assess teachers' development of TPACK and seven interrelated knowedge domains. The measure is primarily aimed towards pre-service secondary mathematics teachers and can be used to “longitudinally study program effectiveness at TPACK development”, and to “conduct large-scale multi-institutional research studies” (Zelkowski, et al., 2013).

Domain: Schooling

Subdomain: Teaching

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten

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The Test of Early Mathematics Ability, Third Edition (TEMA-3) is a test that assesses the mathematics performance of children ages 3 to 8:11. The instrument is norm-referenced and can be used for monitoring progress, screening readiness, and informing instruction.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: Math

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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The Woodcock-Johnson IV contains three co-normed batteries that measure strengths and weaknesses and diagnose learning abilities. The batteries are: the WJ IV Tests of Cognitive Abilities, WJ IV Tests of Achievement, and WJ IV Tests of Oral Language. The WJ IV Tests of Cognitive Abilities also includes a new Gf-Gc Composite that allows administrators to compare with other cognitive abilities and achievement. The WJ IV assesses oral language, reading, mathematics, and writing.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: Math

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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The WJ IV Tests of Early Cognitive and Academic Development (ECAD) measure general intellectual ability, early academic skills, and expressive language skills in children ages 2:6 through 7:11 and children with cognitive developmental delays through age 9. There ECAD battery contains 10 tests.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: Math

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

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The Bracken Basic Concept Scale Third Edition consists of the Receptive test (BBCS-3:R) and the Expressive test (BBCS-3:E). BBCS-3:R assesses children's cognitive and language development using non-verbal tasks, wile BBCS-3:E requires the child to verbally respond. The Bracken Basic Concept Scale, which aligns with IDEA 2004 requirements, can screen children for school readiness and identify those with developmental delays. The assessment's results can be used in conjunction with the Bracken Concept Development Program to plan intervention. The Bracken Basic Concept Scale is available in both English and Spanish.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: Math

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade

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The BRIGANCE Early Childhood Screens III is an instrument that provides quick, easy, and accurate screening of critical predictors of school success, including physical development, language, academic/cognitive, self-help, and social-emotional skills—all in just 10–15 minutes per child. The assessment can be used to measure delays and/or giftedness and offers three age groups: 0-35 months, 3-5 years, and K and 1st grade.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: Math

Grades: < 3 Years, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade

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The BRIGANCE Head Start Screens III is a developmental screening tool that allows educators to assess children's readiness for kindergarten and identify delays or giftedness. The tool is offered for two age ranges: 0-2 years and 3-5 years. The Head Start Screens III is aligned with and correlated to the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework. The tool can be administered in less than 15 minutes per child, in both English and Spanish.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: Math

Grades: < 3 Years, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade

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The new IED III is a comprehensive collection of more than 100 developmental assessments. The IED III has been fully updated to reflect the most current developmental research and strongly aligns to the College and Career Readiness Standards and other state standards. The criterion-referenced IED III makes it easy to assess the educational strengths and needs of students functioning from birth up to the developmental age of 8.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: Math

Grades: < 3 Years, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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The Boehm-3 Preschool assessment contains 26 basic concepts for children in preschool. The test can be used to identify students who are behind in comprehending basic relational concepts. The tool allows educators to assess each concept twice and can be administered in less than 30 minutes. Boehm-3 Preschool is available in both English and Spanish.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: Math

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten

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The Stanford 10 Achievement Test is specifically aligned with IRA/NCTE standards, state standards, and the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP). The standardized assessment can help monitor students' progress and also identify strengths and areas in need of support for placement and instructional planning. The test is sold only to accredited schools and districts. Aprenda-3 is the Spanish assessment modeled off of the Stanford 10 that allows educators to test Spanish-speaking students in their native language.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: Math

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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The Woodcock-Johnson IV contains three co-normed batteries that measure strengths and weaknesses and diagnose learning abilities. The batteries are: the WJ IV Tests of Cognitive Abilities, WJ IV Tests of Achievement, and WJ IV Tests of Oral Language. The WJ IV Tests of Cognitive Abilities also includes a new Gf-Gc Composite that allows administrators to compare with other cognitive abilities and achievement. The WJ IV assesses oral language, reading, mathematics, and writing.

Domain: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Subdomain: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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The Preschool and Kindergarten Behavior Scales-Second Edition (PKBS-2) is a behavior rating scale designed for use with children ages 3 through 6 years. This unique behavior rating scale is easy to use, very practical, and based on a solid foundation of research. With 76 items on two separate scales, it provides an integrated and functional appraisal of the social skills and problem behaviors of young children. The scales can be completed by a variety of behavioral informants, such as parents, teachers, and other caregivers.

Domain: Beyond Academic Capabilities

Subdomain: Relational Capabilities

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

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