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Report
DOE Update
Denise Bishop, Director
Program Standards and
Professional Development
Office of Early Learning
Duval Early Learning Directors’ Network
January 20, 2009
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Topics
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2008-09 Kindergarten
Screening & 2007-08 VPK
Provider Kindergarten
Readiness Rate Calculation
2009-10 New Kindergarten
Assessments
VPK Assessments
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2007-08 Kindergarten Screening & VPK
Provider Readiness Rate: Timelines
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November 3 - 27, 2008 
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November 3 - December 5, 2008
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Coalition Review/Approval
December 12 - 17, 2008
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VPK Provider Verification
Posting of District/School Results
December 15 - 19, 2008
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Release of Kindergarten Screening Results
Coalition Receipt of District Results
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2007-08 Kindergarten Screening and VPK
Provider Readiness Rates: Timelines
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December 22, 2008 – January 3, 2009
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January 15, 2009
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Calculation of 2007-08 Preliminary Rates
Conference Calls with Coalitions/Districts
January 15 – February 14, 2009
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Results of Matched/Unmatched Records for
Additional Information
Dispute Resolution and Recalculation of Rates
February 17, 2009
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Release of Final Readiness Rates
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Kindergarten Screening History
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
School
Readiness
Checklist
Based on
17 Items
Listed in
Law
School
Readiness
Checklist
Based on
17 Items
Listed in
Law
School
Readiness
Checklist
Based on
17 Items
Listed in
Law
Uniform
Screening
– 17 Items
Listed in
Law
Uniform
Screening
– 17 Items
Listed in
Law
Uniform
Screening
– 17 Items
Listed in
Law
Early
Childhood
Observation
System
(ECHOS)
Early
Screening
Inventory
(ESI-K)
Early
Screening
Inventory
(ESI-K)
Early
Screening
Inventory
(ESI-K)
DIBELS –
Letter
Naming
Work
Sampling
System or
Ready-forSchool
Behavioral
Screener
Work
Sampling
System or
Ready-forSchool
Behavioral
Screener
Work
Sampling
System or
Ready-forSchool
Behavioral
Screener
DIBELS –
Letter
Sounds
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Kindergarten Screening Measures
Kindergarten Screening Measures & VPK Accountability
VPK
Instructional
Year
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
Kindergarten
Screening Year
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
ECHOS
ECHOS
ECHOS
ECHOS
ECHOS
TBD
TBD
DIBELS
DIBELS
DIBELS
New
Reading
Measures
New
Reading
Measures
New
Reading
Measures
New
Reading
Measures
New Math
Measures
New Math
Measures
Assessment
Tools
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Florida Assessments for Instruction in
Reading - NEW!
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For K –12 students
Available to all districts in 2009-10
Predictive of end-of-year performance in
reading
Administered by the kindergarten teacher
Used for screening, progress monitoring,
and diagnostic testing
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The Five Elements of Reading: Critical to
Assessment AND Instruction
Phonemic
Awareness
Phonics
Identifying Words
Accurately and Fluently
Fluency
Vocabulary
Comprehension
Constructing Meaning
Once Words are
Identified
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What is the Probability of Success in
Reading Score?
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A score that tells the probability that a student will be on
grade level at the end of the year.
(at or above the 40%ile on the Stanford Achievement
Test)
Green Success Zone: the student has an 85% or
greater chance of being at or above grade level
Yellow Success Zone: the student has an 16-84%
chance of being at or above grade level
Red Success Zone: the student has a 15% or
lower chance of being at or above grade level
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Florida Assessments
Frequency of Administration
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Assessment Period 1 – Fall/September (Instructional Days
20 - 39)
Assessment Period 2 – Winter/February (Instructional
Days 95 - 114)
Assessment Period 3 – Spring/April
156 - 174)
(Instructional Days
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Florida Assessments: K - 2
Broad Screen
*
Broad
Diagnostic
Inventory
Tasks required for All Students.
* Comprehension
Spelling Required for Second Grade. Vocabulary is
optional for students in the Green Zone.
Targeted
Diagnostic
Inventory
Ongoing
Progress
Monitoring
All assessments include practice items.
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Broad Screen/Progress Monitoring Tasks
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Kindergarten Broad Screening:
Letter Naming
Teacher Directions:
I’m going to show
you some letters
of the alphabet.
Tell me the name
of the letter.
Ready?
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VPK Education Standards 2008
V.
A.3.
a.
b.
c.
Emergent Literacy
Shows alphabetic knowledge
…recognizes almost all letters by
…names most letters
...names some letter sounds
name
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Kindergarten Broad Screening:
Phonemic Awareness
Teacher Directions:
What would the word be if I say:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
/l/ /ake/ (lake)
/l/ /ock/ (lock)
/sh/ /ip/ (ship)
/s/ /o/ (so)
/h/ /all/ (hall)
/c/ /oa/ /t / (coat)
For the first assessment, the majority of the 10 items are onset and rime.
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VPK Education Standards 2008
V. Emergent Literacy
A.2. Shows age-appropriate phonological
awareness
a. …combines words to make a compound word (foot +
ball = football)
b. …combines syllables into words (sis + ter = sister)
c. …can delete a syllable from a word (trumpet – trum
= pet)
d. …combines onset and rime to form a one-syllable
word with pictorial support (c + at = cat)
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Assessment Decision Rules
(Assessment Period 1)
Broad Screen/Progress Monitoring Tool
Letter Naming
+
Phonemic Awareness
= Probability of Success
Broad Diagnostic Inventory
Listening
Comprehension
(All K students)
+
Vocabulary
(Students scoring in red
and yellow zones)
Targeted Diagnostic Inventory
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 Questions?
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Contact Information
Office of Early Learning
Florida Department of Education
(850) 245-0445
[email protected]
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