Rtl (Response to learning)

Measuring Up

The statistics are public now.  The scores on the first Benchmark tests are online.  In the four Upper Elementary classes at Denison, there are approximately 48 fourth graders distributed equally among the classes, which also have fifth and sixth graders in their student populations.   The teachers looked at the performance of these new fourth graders as a cohort in order to ascertain the cumulative status or “state of preparedness” of the entire fourth grade.  Looking only at the Math scores on the first Benchmark test, there were 5 students among our 48  new fourth… Continue reading