ESA is a K–2 assessment tool that measures literacy skills Identified by the National Reading Panel and the National Mathematics Panel. Participants will learn to continually monitor and assess the basic reading and math literacy of students by measuring a full range of skills including phonemic awareness, vocabulary, comprehension (listening/reading), and comprehension and application of number sense, and operation, algebra, measurement, geometry, data, and problem solving. Participants will analyze benchmark data, identify weaknesses, use resources to design action plans, and use Progress Zone to create probes to monitor student progress.
By the completion of this session participants will be able to:
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Chief Academic Officer, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools