This website provides grade specific guidance to kindergarten through third grade teachers on how to implement differentiated instruction based on student data.
Assessment Quick LinksFORF/Mazes
A Comprehensive K-3 Assessment Plan: Guidance for School Leaders
Report on Implementation of the RTI Model in Reading First Schools in Florida (PDF)
In order to implement an effective reading program, schools should have a coordinated plan for using screening, progress monitoring, diagnostics and outcome measures to guide instruction and to conduct program evaluation.
Indicators of Effectiveness
Students in Middle and High Schools often experience difficulty in mastering the skills necessary to successfully meet grade level standards for reading. A coordinated assessment plan to address the needs of these students will provide valuable information for the design of a successful reading program.
Florida Oral Reading Fluency (FORF)
Much of the foundation for developing skills in early literacy is formed during the preschool years. When assessment of children is implemented in preschool programs, the information gained from reliable and valid tests guides teachers in helping students develop critical language skills necessary for later success in kindergarten.