reading assessment

The Story Behind Reading Progress: A Transformative EdTech Tool – Bonus Episode with Microsoft Education

In this episode, Microsoft Education product manager Mike Tholfsen joins to share the story behind Reading Progress, a new Microsoft Teams app that is free for teachers. You’ll hear what Reading Progress can do to transform literacy instruction and assessment. Reading Fluency App I’m excited to have Mike Tholfsen on the show for a special […]

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Reading Progress: A Reading Fluency App in Microsoft Teams

I was holding back tears when I first saw this. And I’m honestly not sure I’ve ever felt this way about an EdTech product. As a classroom teacher, I always wanted to hear my students read independently. But trying to fit meaningful formative assessments throughout the school year was always a challenge for me. Administering running […]

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Student-Driven Online Reading Program for Elementary Classrooms

How do you use technology to support readers in your school? If you are exploring reading tools for students, the team at Lexia has expanded its Core5 reading program. They made the announcement at ISTE in Philadelphia earlier this summer, and I’m excited to share more details in today’s blog post. As a former upper […]

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Literacy Assessment on Tablets with DRA2+ App for iPad

Teachers using the Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA2+) can now gather formative reading assessment data on their iPad.  This app guides teachers through a literacy assessment. This data collection happens as they observe, record and evaluate changes in the reading performances of their students.  It is certainly a great option for schools making a move to […]

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