Tag Archive: 2013

The Development of easyCBM Spanish Literacy Assessments for Use in Grades K-2 (Technical Report No. 1301)

Alonzo, J., Gonzalez, M. & Tindal, G. (2013). The development of easyCBM Spanish literacy assessments for use in grades K-2 (Technical Report No. 1301). Eugene, OR: Behavioral Research and Teaching, University of Oregon. In this study, we describe two studies used to select appropriate assessments to measure phonemic awareness, alphabetic principle, and fluency in the Spanish language for students receiving literacy instruction in Spanish.     TechRpt1301

Presented at: APA Conference (August 2013, Honolulu, HI)

APA Conference (August 2013, Honolulu, HI). The APA is the world’s largest association of psychologists, with more than 117,500 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members. Its mission is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people’s lives.     Describing the reading fluency growth of progress monitored students. (poster presentation). Nese, J. F. T., Alonzo, J.,      & Tindal, G.    RdgFluencyGrowth_Nese_ETAL      Opening the black box of data cleaning for state…
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Presented at: HICE (January 2013, Honolulu, HI)

HICE (January 2013, Honolulu, HI).The Hawaii International Conference on Education’s main goal is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various education related fields from all over the world to come together and learn from each other. An additional goal of the conference is to provide a place for academicians and professionals with cross-disciplinary interests related to education to meet and interact with members inside and outside their own particular disciplines.     Comparing different methods for representing and interpreting…
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Presented at: NCME (April 26th – 30th, 2013, San Francisco, CA)

NCME (April 26th – 30th, 2013, San Francisco, CA). The National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) is a professional organization for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing, and other aspects of educational measurement. Members are involved in the construction and use of standardized tests; new forms of assessment, including performance-based assessment; program design; and program evaluation.     Modeling rater effects in a formative mathematics alignment study. Anderson, D., Irvin, P. S., Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G.      MthAlignmntStudy_Anderson_Irvin_ETAL      Learning…
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Presented at: CEC (April 3rd – 6th 2013, San Antonio, TX)

CEC (April 3rd – 6th 2013, San Antonio, TX). The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.     Growth models for students with disabilities. Saven, J. L., Farley, D., Nese, J. F. T., &…
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Presented at: NASP (February 2013, Seattle, WA)

NASP (February 2013, Seattle, WA). The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) is a professional association that represents more than 25,000 school psychologists, graduate students, and related professionals throughout the United States and 25 other countries. The world’s largest organization of school psychologists, NASP works to advance effective practices to improve students’ learning, behavior, and mental health. Their vision is that all children and youth thrive in school, at home, and throughout life.     Effectiveness of progress monitoring and formative assessment:…
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Presented at: BRT (April 2013, Eugene, OR)

BRT (April 2013, Eugene, OR). The projects at Behavioral Research & Teaching concentrate on access to learning so that appropriate and accurate information can be collected from all students to improve decision-making. We focus on developing information systems with three primary goals: improve basic skills assessments so that all students can read, write, and compute; enhance learning of middle and secondary content subject matter so that all students have the opportunity to develop a broad knowledge base; and provide accessibility…
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Presented at: AERA (April 27th -May 1st, 2013, San Francisco, CA)

AERA (April 27th -May 1st, 2013, San Francisco, CA) The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.       Investigation of reading development patterns for students in early grades using latent transition analysis. Saven, J. L.,      Anderson, D., Nese, J. F. T., Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G., Park, B. J., Betts, J.,…
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Alignment with the Common Core State Standards: easyCBM K-3 Word Reading (Technical Report No. 1303)

Sáez. L., Irvin, P. S., Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G. (2013). Alignment with the Common Core State Standards: easyCBM K-3 word reading (Technical Report No. 1303). Eugene, OR: Behavioral Research and Teaching, University of Oregon. Five hundred and seventeen words from the easyCBM Word Reading assessment (n = 57 kindergarten, 117 first grade, 172 second grade, and 171 third grade) were examined by 15 teachers for their correspondence with the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts. In particular,…
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