Please see the following information from Kathryn Bush, School Psychology Consultant at DPI.
Many of you have asked for more information about the “Formative Assessment System for Teachers,” with an eye toward possible use in your school districts.
Dr. Ted Christ has arranged a “virtual” meeting next week regarding “Formative Assessment System for Teachers” (FAST)
What: Overview of FAST system
Who: Anyone who has the URL for the meeting can enter the “virtual” room. There is no limit to the number of attendees.
When: April 11th from 12:30 – 2:30 PM CST
Where: Wisconsin Adobe Connect Pro meeting at URL: https://umconnect.umn.edu/wisconsinfast/ Please use the URL to access the meeting.
Why: To gain information about a low cost computer adaptive screener (benchmarking system) for reading and math, with an associated CBM-Reading for progress monitoring. Although FAST is being used around the country, it is a relative unknown in Wisconsin.
$$$: There is no cost for this presentation.
For more information about FAST: FAST is a suite of efficient assessment tools designed in collaboration with teachers for screening, progress monitoring, and program evaluation as part of a Response to Intervention (RtI) model of service delivery. It is distributed by researchers from the University of Minnesota at low cost to schools around the country. For more information, go to https://fast.cehd.umn.edu (Use Firefox or Safari, not internet explorer)
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