Mobile Technology as an RtI Assessment Tool for Increasing Reading Achievement K-3  An ADE, ASU West, ARS 15-704, & NEA Co...
Community Introductions
<ul><li>“ Knowledge must come through action.” </li></ul><ul><li>Sophocles  (420 B.C., Trichinae)  </li></ul>
Technology support for teachers and students is encouraged at all tiers of practice and professional development.  ADE, ES...
 
 
Where Have Our Sky View Colleagues Been? <ul><li>Completed  the Peoria/ADE Reading Academy Pilot </li></ul><ul><li>Attende...
Where Are Our K-3 Colleagues Now? <ul><li>Cultivating the ADE/Peoria RtI Practices in Year II of our RtI Pilot (Sister Sit...
Where Do Our Colleagues Want To Go  NEXT ? <ul><li>Go forward  with “ going small ” mobile  technology   </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>WHY? </li></ul>
RTI is difficult to implement without a system and a partner <ul><li>Frequent Progress Monitoring and intervention trackin...
<ul><li>What will  Sky View’s  Next Step Look Like? </li></ul>
Helping 300,000 teachers implement RTI and progress monitoring Peoria Unified, 10/24/2007
A one-touch sync of the handheld to the Web yields access to rich reports and tools that help teachers interpret assessmen...
Affordances/Benefits <ul><li>Improved K-3 learning outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Accurate tracking and documentation </li></u...
The handheld guides the teacher, making the assessment process efficient and accurate 16 Administer Screening Instant resu...
 
 
 
1 View Small Group Advisor's groupings based on the Key Skills for grade level and time of year. Adjust the groupings by d...
 
22 mCLASS:Direct – Benchmark Results Comparison– School Level mCLASS:Direct– Benchmark Results – School Level
23 mCLASS:Direct – Growth Comparison – School Level mCLASS:Direct– Growth Comparison – School Level
24 mCLASS:Direct– Effectiveness Formula (DEF) – School Level mCLASS:Direct– Effectiveness Formula (DEF) – School Level
25 mCLASS:Direct– Progress Monitoring – School Level
Affordances/Benefits <ul><li>Improved K-3 learning outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Accurate tracking and documentation </li></u...
mCLASS:DIBELS Pilot at Sky View Elementary Sky View Elementary Pilot 2007-2008 Peoria, Arizona Products & Services Quantit...
mCLASS:RTI proposal,  District-wide Peoria Unified School District – District-wide, 2008-2009 Peoria, Arizona Products & S...
Wireless Generation is a  K-3 RtI Tech. Leader <ul><li>DIBELS, Guided Reading/Running Records, K-2 Math, RTI, Data Analysi...
A special thanks to… <ul><li>Doug Roberts </li></ul><ul><li>212 796 2289 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
And, additional thanks to… <ul><li>PUSD C & I </li></ul><ul><li>PUSD Special Ed. </li></ul><ul><li>PUSD PEA (Peoria Educat...
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    1. 1. Mobile Technology as an RtI Assessment Tool for Increasing Reading Achievement K-3 An ADE, ASU West, ARS 15-704, & NEA Collaboration THE “ PEORIA ” WAY PUSD, SKY VIEW ELEMENTARY K-3 Colleagues in Collaboration
    2. 2. Community Introductions
    3. 3. <ul><li>“ Knowledge must come through action.” </li></ul><ul><li>Sophocles (420 B.C., Trichinae) </li></ul>
    4. 4. Technology support for teachers and students is encouraged at all tiers of practice and professional development. ADE, ESS, and RtI Fall 2007
    5. 7. Where Have Our Sky View Colleagues Been? <ul><li>Completed the Peoria/ADE Reading Academy Pilot </li></ul><ul><li>Attended the Dr. Torgensen “chat” on Catch Them Before They Fall RtI Fundamentals Spring 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>DIBELS certified two school psychologists (including Janine)  </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated K-3 Reading Interventions into site K-3 P/D </li></ul><ul><li>Attended Year I of ADE’s RtI Training 07-08 Academic Year </li></ul><ul><li>Assimilated “Headsprout” Enhanced Technology for most at-risk readers Spring 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Benefited from the ADE 1 st Annual RtI Conference Spring 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Created a Computer Conferencing Protocol </li></ul><ul><li>Awarded two RtI PEEF Grants </li></ul><ul><li>Presented RtI an Overview at the AEA 2007 Summer Leadership Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboratively selected next RtI Reading Software Program –Reading Imagination Station intervention </li></ul>
    6. 8. Where Are Our K-3 Colleagues Now? <ul><li>Cultivating the ADE/Peoria RtI Practices in Year II of our RtI Pilot (Sister Site Cotton Boll is RtI Site II) </li></ul><ul><li>Participating in “ I’ve Dibel’d, Now What?“ training sponsored by PAL RS, Cammy Harris </li></ul><ul><li>Gauging reading growth through DIBELS progress monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Committing to DIBELS on-site Saturday trainings at Sky View Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Exerting an interest in TECHNOLOGY to support differentiated classroom reading assessment & instruction </li></ul>
    7. 9. Where Do Our Colleagues Want To Go NEXT ? <ul><li>Go forward with “ going small ” mobile technology </li></ul><ul><li>that affords </li></ul><ul><li>timely “ in your pocket ” data to guide reading instruction & intervention </li></ul>
    8. 10. <ul><li>WHY? </li></ul>
    9. 11. RTI is difficult to implement without a system and a partner <ul><li>Frequent Progress Monitoring and intervention tracking creates paper management burden </li></ul><ul><li>Measuring student responses to intervention requires mental calculation and can be prone to error </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult to complete one-on-one assessments with consistent validity across entire district </li></ul><ul><li>Records can be difficult to track as students move between grade levels and schools, and longitudinal data is key to RTI </li></ul><ul><li>Steep learning curve requires consultative PD </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless Generation, PUSD Presentation Fall 2007 </li></ul>
    10. 12. <ul><li>What will Sky View’s Next Step Look Like? </li></ul>
    11. 13. Helping 300,000 teachers implement RTI and progress monitoring Peoria Unified, 10/24/2007
    12. 14. A one-touch sync of the handheld to the Web yields access to rich reports and tools that help teachers interpret assessment results The mCLASS Home website provides the gateway to reports, instructional tools and grouping resources
    13. 15. Affordances/Benefits <ul><li>Improved K-3 learning outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Accurate tracking and documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Efficient service delivery management </li></ul><ul><li>Significant reduction in special education referrals </li></ul><ul><li>Lower long-term costs </li></ul>
    14. 16. The handheld guides the teacher, making the assessment process efficient and accurate 16 Administer Screening Instant results are displayed at the end of each probe, along with research- based evaluations Simple taps record student responses to probes Automated timing and clear data capture ensure accurate administration
    15. 20. 1 View Small Group Advisor's groupings based on the Key Skills for grade level and time of year. Adjust the groupings by dragging and dropping students or using the “Auto-tidy” feature, which quickly eliminates groups of one. Save and print student groupings for tracking, reporting, and instructional needs. Click to launch a new window with instructional activities specific to each group based on its targeted needs. 2 3 4
    16. 22. 22 mCLASS:Direct – Benchmark Results Comparison– School Level mCLASS:Direct– Benchmark Results – School Level
    17. 23. 23 mCLASS:Direct – Growth Comparison – School Level mCLASS:Direct– Growth Comparison – School Level
    18. 24. 24 mCLASS:Direct– Effectiveness Formula (DEF) – School Level mCLASS:Direct– Effectiveness Formula (DEF) – School Level
    19. 25. 25 mCLASS:Direct– Progress Monitoring – School Level
    20. 26. Affordances/Benefits <ul><li>Improved K-3 learning outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Accurate tracking and documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Efficient service delivery management </li></ul><ul><li>Significant reduction in special education referrals </li></ul><ul><li>Lower long-term costs </li></ul>
    21. 27. mCLASS:DIBELS Pilot at Sky View Elementary Sky View Elementary Pilot 2007-2008 Peoria, Arizona Products & Services Quantity Unit Price Total Price mCLASS® Services Platform Subscriptions 55 $8.00 $440.00 mCLASS®:DIBELS® Software Subscriptions 55 $6.00 $330.00 mCLASS® Home Connect (three parent letters, per student, per year) 55 $3.00 $165.00 mCLASS®:DIBELS® Item-Level Advisor 55 $2.00 $110.00 mCLASS®:DIBELS® Small Group Advisor 55 $2.00 $110.00 mCLASS®:DIBELS® Kit, 6th Edition (Grades K-3) 2 $50.00 $100.00 Implementation with Remote Installation (per building) 1 $300.00 $300.00 Product Training Session (1-Day On-Site Teacher Training) 1 $2,900.00 $2,900.00 Grand Total $4.455.00 GRAND TOTAL $4,455.00
    22. 28. mCLASS:RTI proposal, District-wide Peoria Unified School District – District-wide, 2008-2009 Peoria, Arizona Products & Services Quantity Unit Price Total Price mCLASS® Platform Site License - Tier 4 30 $2,800.00 $84,000.00 mCLASS®:RTI with DIBELS® Site License with Now What? Tools - Tier 4 30 $4,595.00 $137,850.00 mCLASS®:DIBELS® Kit, 6th Edition (Grades K-3) 600 $50.00 $30,000.00 Implementation with Remote Installation (per building) 29 $300.00 $8,700.00 Product Training Session (2-Day On-Site Training of Trainers) 2 $4,400.00 $8,800.00 Consulting Services - &quot;Taking Action with DIBELS Assessment Data&quot; 2 $65,000.00 $130,000.00 mCLASS®:SEE Digital Pen Kit 600 $180.00 $108,000.00 Grand Total $507, 350.00 GRAND TOTAL $507,350.00
    23. 29. Wireless Generation is a K-3 RtI Tech. Leader <ul><li>DIBELS, Guided Reading/Running Records, K-2 Math, RTI, Data Analysis Consulting Services </li></ul><ul><li>Includes most of the nation’s top urban districts: NYC, Chicago, Clark County (NV), Dallas, Ft. Worth, Miami-Dade, Orange County (FL), Boston, Charlotte-Meck, Cincinnati, Atlanta </li></ul><ul><li>Thousands of districts, Hundreds of thousands of teachers, millions of students </li></ul><ul><li>In AZ: Flagstaff, Humboldt Unified, Avondale, PVUSD, Tucson Unified </li></ul><ul><li>250+ Employees </li></ul>
    24. 30. A special thanks to… <ul><li>Doug Roberts </li></ul><ul><li>212 796 2289 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
    25. 31. And, additional thanks to… <ul><li>PUSD C & I </li></ul><ul><li>PUSD Special Ed. </li></ul><ul><li>PUSD PEA (Peoria Education Association) </li></ul><ul><li>Sky View Elementary K-3 Colleagues & </li></ul><ul><li>Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Cotton Boll Elementary our “Peoria” RtI </li></ul><ul><li>Sister Site </li></ul><ul><li>ADE & ASU at the West Campus’ Ed.D Educational Leadership and Innovation Program </li></ul><ul><li>And, YOU for today’s presentation & discussion.  </li></ul>

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