This document presents the test design and specifications for Spanish MAP Reading Fluency.
By: Kayla McLaughlin, John Newburn, Carmen Hall, Mary Ann Simpson
This Michigan Association of Superintendents and Principles blog post examines 5 Guiding Principles for Improving Reading Fluency Assessment
This Language Magazine article discusses testing English Language Learners in their native/home language
In this Education Post article, Cindy Jiban discusses research showing that kids in the primary grades typically return from summer break with slower and less accurate oral reading. But this doesn’t have to be the case: we can set kids up for growth in fluency instead.
When recent NAEP results came out, the bleak headline was that American students are not getting better at reading comprehension. When the NAEP folks convened a panel of reading experts in early April, the primary grades got called out as one potential culprit. So what needs re-evaluating in K-3 literacy? One reasonable place to look is at oral reading fluency and the foundational skills that feed word decoding.
In this Ed Tech Digest article, Cindy Jiban discusses how oral reading fluency assessment is now commonplace in the primary grades. This represents a significant step for data-based problem solving in education. However, given some of the side effects that have emerged, it is clear that fluency assessment is due for significant structural improvement.