Validity and Classification Accuracy of Curriculum-Based Measurement of Sentence Construction (PO412)

  • PMD: 1
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 4: Assessment and Intervention in an RTI Framework
  • Live Chat:
    Tuesday, February 23, 2021
    6:15 PM–7:15 PM
    (Posters available on demand at any time during the convention week and for sixty days thereafter.)

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. learn about available tools for screening early elementary students' writing skills.
  2. understand methods for assessing criterion validity of curriculum-based measures.
  3. understand methods for assessing classification accuracy of curriculum-based measures.

Description

This study examined the validity of using picture-word prompts to directly measure first- through third-grade students’ skills in constructing complete sentences. It also examined how accurately this measure identified students at risk for writing difficulties on the WIAT-III. Implications for screening students’ early writing skills will be discussed.

_____________________________

Presenter(s)

Bridget O. Hier, Syracuse University
Emily A. Watts, Syracuse University
Joshua J. Circe, Syracuse University
Taylor Hitchings, Syracuse University

Contributor(s)

Alec R. Goldstein, Carly C. Finelli

Letter to Supervisor

Looking for a concise way to pitch the convention to your employer? This letter and the corresponding talking points are here to help!

Preliminary Brochure

Share our NASP 2021 preliminary brochure with your supervisor along with the above letter.