reading assessment

No time to teach today!

Friday we got the news that all of the DRA assessments were due.  That they were actually “overdue,” but the powers that be down at DPS headquarters had granted an extension until Monday for turning scores in.  A month ago I took all the various sets of scores on previous assessments into account (as directed) and learned that I had 16 students who had not performed in the “proficient” band when it came to reading and, therefore, that they needed to be assessed with the “DRA” instrument.  I was further advised by an administrative person that each… Continue reading