University of Oregon

Presentations


2017

AERA (April 27th – May 1st, 2017 San Antonio, TX).
The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results. 
     Examining the Factor Structure and Measurement Invariance of a Large-scale Kindergarten Entry Assessment. Irvin, P. S.,
     Tindal, G., &  Slater, S.

NCME (April 27th – May 1st, 2017, San Antonio, TX).
The National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) is a professional organization for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing, and other aspects of educational measurement. Members are involved in the construction and use of standardized tests; new forms of assessment, including performance-based assessment; program design; and program evaluation.   
     Examining the Relation Between Kindergarten Entry and Emerging Literacy and Math Achievement. Irvin, P. S., Tindal, G.,
     & Slater, S.
     Using Effect Size Measures to Estimate and Report Achievement Gaps. Stevens, J. J., Anderson,D., Nese, J. F. T., &
     Tindal, G.     Using Effect Size Measures to Estimate and Report Achievement Gaps
    
Predictors of low agreement between automated speech recognition and human scores. Nese, J. F. T., Kamata, A. &
     Kahn, J. D.

PCRC (February 2nd – 4th, 2017, Coronado Bay, CA). 
The Pacific Coast Research Conference is for researchers concerned about teaching, learning, and schooling for students with mild to moderate disabilities. PCRC is a unique research meeting, characterized by intensity and informality. The meeting runs from Thursday evening until Saturday night; sessions are two hours in length. PCRC is distinguished by the high quality of research presented, an informality that promotes effective and vigorous participation and interaction, and an opportunity to discuss controversial topics or works in progress.     
     Field testing a test of teacher RTI knowledge and skill (poster presentation). Irvin, P. S., & Alonzo, J.
    
Field-testing a Test of Teacher RTI Knowledge and Skill_Irvin_Alonzo
     What does reading intervention look like (poster presentation). Nese, J. F. T., Farley, D., & Anderson, D.     
     Text messages: Examing different estimates of text complexity (poster presentation). Nese, J. F. T.,  Alonzo, J.,
     Biancarosa, G., Kamata, A., & Kahn, J. D.


2016

National Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference (November 2-5, 2016, Los Angeles, CA).
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. They advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
     Examining the feasibility of a tablet-administered learning receptiveness assessment (LRA). Sáez, L., & Pilger, M.
     Learning Receptiveness Assessment_Sáez_Pilger

OSEP-Office of Special Education Programs Project Director Conference (Aug. 1-3, 2016, Washington DC)
The Project Directors’ Conference supports OSEP’s goal of improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities, and their families. The conference provides a forum for leadership to share important information with grantees to better their work, as well as a space for interaction among grantees to discuss current topics, goals, and strategies.
     Achievement growth and gaps for students with disabilities. Schulte, A. C., Stevens, J. J., Tindal, G., & Elliott, S. N.
     MthAchievementGrowthGaps_Stevens_Nese

ODE/COSA Summer Assessment Institute (August 3rd – 5th, 2016, Eugene, OR).
The Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA) serves and represents more than 2,000 school administrators, managers and executives. COSA was founded in 1974 to give Oregon’s education leaders a united voice in helping to shape public policy, advocate for schools and speak on behalf of students.
  
   Accessibility to grade-level content for students with significant cognitive disabilities. Lenhardt, B., Reeve, V., Tindal, G.,
     & Farley, D.     AccssbltyGrLevelContent_Lenhardt_Reeve_ETAL

AERA (April 8th – April 12th, 2016, Washington, DC).
The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results. 
      Interventions being implemented in response to intervention: A snapshot of the nation. Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G.
      RTI InterventionsBeingImplemented_AlonzoTindal
      Comparing passage lengths and human vs. speech recognition scoring or oral reading fluency.
      Nese, J. F. T., Alonzo, J., & Kamata, A.   Comparing Passage Lengths_NeseAlonzoKamata

NCME (April 7th – 11th, 2016, Washington, DC).
The National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) is a professional organization for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing, and other aspects of educational measurement. Members are involved in the construction and use of standardized tests; new forms of assessment, including performance-based assessment; program design; and program evaluation.
     Cohort and content variability in value-added model school effects. Anderson, D., & Stevens, J. J.
     CohortContentVariability_AndersonStevens
     Modeling NCTM and CCSS 5th grade math growth estimates and interactions. Farley, D., & Guerreiro, M.
     ModelingNCTM_CCSSGr5MthGrwth_FarleyGuerreiro


2015

AERA (April 16th – 20th, 2015, Chicago, IL).
The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results. 
     Teacher in school contribution to student growth. (poster session). Anderson, D. TchrContributionStdntGr_Anderson
     National middle school mathematics within-year growth norms. (paper presentation). Anderson, D., Irvin, P. S.,
     Nese, J. F. T., Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G.   MS MthWthnYrGrwthNorms_AndersonIrvinNeseAlonzoTindal.pdf
     Exploring the item factor structure of a CCSS-aligned middle school mathematics CBM. (paper presentation). Anderson, D.,
     Kahn, J., Farley, D., Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G. *(Presentation material resulted in published article).
     Modeling reading growth in grades 3-5 with the Oregon alternate assessment. (research paper session).
     Farley, D., Anderson, D., Irvin, P. S., Saven, J. L., & Tindal, G. 
     ModelingRdgGrwthGr3-5OrAltAssmnt_FarleyAndersonIrvinSavenTindal

NCME (April 15th – 19th, 2015, Chicago, IL).
The National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) is a professional organization for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing, and other aspects of educational measurement. Members are involved in the construction and use of standardized tests; new forms of assessment, including performance-based assessment; program design; and program evaluation.
     Exploring the impact of cohort variability on teacher effects. (paper presentation). Anderson, D., & Stevens, J.
     ImpactCohortVariabilityTchrEffects_AndersonStevens
     Modeling growth for NCLB subgroups: Effects of time-varying disability classification.
     Nese, J. F. T., Tindal, G., Stevens, J. J., Schulte, A., Elliott, S. N., Saven, J. L., & Farley, D.
     ModelingGrwthNCLB SubgroupsTime-Varying_NeseTindal_ETAL
     A two-step growth mixture modeling with distributional changes over time. Nese, J. F. T., & Kamata, A. (paper presentation).
     A Two-Step Growth Mixture ModelingDistributionalChanges_NeseKamata

PCRC (February 5th – 7th, 2015, San Diego, CA).
The Pacific Coast Research Conference is for researchers concerned about teaching, learning, and schooling for students with mild to moderate disabilities. PCRC is a unique research meeting, characterized by intensity and informality. The meeting runs from Thursday evening until Saturday night; sessions are two hours in length. PCRC is distinguished by the high quality of research presented, an informality that promotes effective and vigorous participation and interaction, and an opportunity to discuss controversial topics or works in progress.
     Ascending the ORF slope: Three methods to identify meaningful ORF plateaus. (poster presentation).
     Nese, J. F. T., Alonzo, J., Sáez, L., & Tindal, G.    ID ORFPlateaus_AlonzoSáezTindal

Doctoral Dissertation (2015) Department of Educational Methodology, Policy and Leadership, College of Education,
University of Oregon.
     The relation of kindergarten entry skills to early literacy and mathematics achievement. Irvin, P. S.
     RelationGrK SkillsToLiteracyMthAchvmnt_Irvin

NCSA (June 22nd – 25th, 2015, San Diego, CA).
The The National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA) is the premiere forum for assessment practitioners to discuss what is happening in the real world of educational assessment – what’s new, what’s going on at the state and federal levels, what works and what does not.
     New research findings from the National Center on Assessment and Accountability for Special Education (NCAASE).
     Tindal, G., Schulte, A. C., & Stevens, J. J., Elliott, S. N., & Nese, J. F. T.  
     NCAASE_EdPolicySlides_TindalSchulteStevensElliottNese

CEC (April 8th – 11th 2015, San Diego, CA).
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.
     Evaluating growth of students with significant cognitive disabilities on alternate assessments.
     Tindal, G., & Nese, J. F. T.     EvalGrwthAltAssmnts_TindalNese

ODE/COSA Fall Conference for Special Education Administrators (October 1st – 2nd, 2015, Eugene, OR).
The Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA) serves and represents more than 2,000 school administrators, managers and executives. COSA was founded in 1974 to give Oregon’s education leaders a united voice in helping to shape public policy, advocate for schools and speak on behalf of students.
     Linking standards to the IEP for students participating in the Oregon alternate ‘extended” assessment.
     Lenhardt, B., Tindal, G., & Farley, D.   LinkingIEP StandardsOrAltAssmnt_LenhardtTindalFarley


2014

CEC (April 4th – 6th, 2014, Philadelphia, PA).
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.
     Critical issues in studying growth on state tests for students with disabilities. (paper presentation).
     Tindal, G., Stevens, J. J., Nese, J. F. T., Schulte, A. C., Elliott, S. N., & Kurz, A.  
     StudyingGrowthStTestsSWD_TindalSchulte_ETAL

ODE/COSA Fall Conference for Special Education Administrators  (October 1st, 2014, Eugene, OR).
The Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA) serves and represents more than 2,000 school administrators, managers and executives. COSA was founded in 1974 to give Oregon’s education leaders a united voice in helping to shape public policy, advocate for schools and speak on behalf of students.
     Linking the Common Core and science state standards to the IEP for students participating in the Oregon
     alternate ‘extended” assessment. Lenhardt, B., Tindal, G., and Farley, D.
     AccessibilityStdntsSignfcntCogDisabilities_LenhardtTindalFarley
     Gr4PLAAFPExample_LendardtTindalFarley
     Flowchart_LenhardtTindalFarley

easyCBM User Forum Conference (Oct. 6th – 7th, 2014, Eugene, OR).
     easyCBM user conference agenda   easyCBM User Conference Agenda_BRT
     easyCBM user conference.   easyCBM User Conference_BRT
     easyCBM: historical overview. Alonzo, J. easyCBM Historical Overview_Alonzo
     easyCBM norms development. Saven, J. L. easyCBM Norms Deveopment_Saven
     easyCBM beginning reading and interventions . Sáez, L. easyCBM BeginRdgAndInterventions_Sáez
     Pre-k/kindergarten assessment & data use case studies. Sáez, L. Pre-K/KindergartenAssmntDataUseCaseStudies_Sáez
     Growth in easyCBM. Neese, J.F.T.   Growth In easyCBM_Neese
     Measuring oral reading fluency: CORE. Neese, J.F.T. MeasuringOralReadingFluencyCORE_Neese
     easyCBM test item development: Merging researcher and practitioner expertise for student improvement. Irvin. P. S.
     easyCBM TestItemDevelopment_Irvin
     easyCBM iterative measurement development: CCSS mth. Anderson, D.
     easyCBM IterativeMsrmntDvlpmntCCSS Mth_Anderson
     Using easyCBM within a multi tier system of support. HCSD   Using easyCBMMultiTierSystemSupport_HCSD
     easyCBM in the Shelton school district.  easyCBM SheltonSchoolDistrict

AERA (April 3rd – 7th, 2014, Philadelphia, PA).
The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results. 
     Gaining a better understanding of beginning reading skill development across kindergarten learners: A growth mixture
     model approach (paper presentation). Sáez, L., Lai, C.F., Alonzo, J., and Tindal, G.
     BeginningReadingSkillDevelopment_Sáez_Lai_Alonzo_Tindal

NCME (April 4th – 6th, 2014, Philadelphia, PA).
The National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) is a professional organization for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing, and other aspects of educational measurement. Members are involved in the construction and use of standardized tests; new forms of assessment, including performance-based assessment; program design; and program evaluation.
     An analysis of norms for early reading curriculum-based measures. Tindal, G., Saven, J.L., Nese, J. F. T., & Anderson, D.
     AnalysisRdgMeasureNorms_Tindal_Saven_ETAL
     Documenting growth for students with significant cognitive disabilities. Paper Presentation.
     Tindal, G., Nese, J. F. T., Farley, D., & Saven, J. L. DocumentingStdntGrwth_Tindal_Nese_ETAL
     Opportunity to learn and students with disabilities” mathematical achievement. Elliott, S. N., Kurz, A., Yei, N. & Tindal, G.,
     OpportunityToLearn_Elliott_Kurz_ETAL
     Diversity and testing issues. Flowers, C. P., Lakin, J., Tindal, G., Thurlow, M., Briggs, D., and Kalen, M. J.

HICE (January 2014, Honolulu, HI).
The Hawaii International Conference on Education’s main goal is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various education related fields from all over the world to come together and learn from each other. An additional goal of the conference is to provide a place for academicians and professionals with cross-disciplinary interests related to education to meet and interact with members inside and outside their own particular disciplines.
     Mathematics achievement growth and achievement gaps for students with disabilities. (paper presentation).
     Stevens, J. J., & Nese, J.F. T.    MthAchievementGrowthGaps_Stevens_Nese

PCRC (February 6th – 9th, 2014, Coronado, CA).
The Pacific Coast Research Conference is for researchers concerned about teaching, learning, and schooling for students with mild to moderate disabilities. PCRC is a unique research meeting, characterized by intensity and informality. The meeting runs from Thursday evening until Saturday night; sessions are two hours in length. PCRC is distinguished by the high quality of research presented, an informality that promotes effective and vigorous participation and interaction, and an opportunity to discuss controversial topics or works in progress.
     Love those curves: Analyzing comparability of easyCBM CCSS math test forms (poster presentation).
     Alonzo, J., Irvin, P. S., and Nese, J. F. T.

GASP Fall Conference (September 2014, Savannah, GA).
The Georgia Association of School Psychologists’ goal is to provide school psychologists in Georgia with the highest level of support and professional training so that they can remain effective in a dynamic educational environment.
     Common Core 101 and assessment (Keynote Address). Alonzo, J.     CommonCore101_Alonzo


2013

APA Conference (August 2013, Honolulu, HI).
The APA is the world’s largest association of psychologists, with more than 117,500 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members. Its mission is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people’s lives.
     Describing the reading fluency growth of progress monitored students. (poster presentation). Nese, J. F. T., Alonzo, J.,
     & Tindal, G.    RdgFluencyGrowth_Nese_ETAL
     Opening the black box of data cleaning for state data. (poster presentation). Nese, J. F. T., Tindal, G., Stevens, J. J.,
     Schulte, A., & Elliott, S. N.

HICE (January 2013, Honolulu, HI).
The Hawaii International Conference on Education’s main goal is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various education related fields from all over the world to come together and learn from each other. An additional goal of the conference is to provide a place for academicians and professionals with cross-disciplinary interests related to education to meet and interact with members inside and outside their own particular disciplines.
     Comparing different methods for representing and interpreting student growth. (paper presentation).
     Stevens, J. J., Nese, J. F. T., & Schulte, A.    InterpStdntGrwth_Stevens_ETAL

NCME (April 26th – 30th, 2013, San Francisco, CA).
The National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) is a professional organization for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing, and other aspects of educational measurement. Members are involved in the construction and use of standardized tests; new forms of assessment, including performance-based assessment; program design; and program evaluation.
     Modeling rater effects in a formative mathematics alignment study. Anderson, D., Irvin, P. S., Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G.
     MthAlignmntStudy_Anderson_Irvin_ETAL
     Learning to read: A review of research on growth in reading skills. (Paper presentation). Tindal, G., Irvin, P. S.,
     & Nese, J. F. T.      LearningToRead_Tindal_Irvin_Nese  
     Research and development on assessment and accountability for special education. Tindal, G., Irvin, P. S., & Nese, J. F. T.
     Assessment and Accountability_Tindal_Irvin_Nese
     Within-year achievement growth trajectories using progress monitoring measures. (Coordinated paper session).
     Tindal, G., Nese, J. F. T., Stevens, J. J., & Alonzo, J.      WithinYrGrwthTrajectories_Tindal_ETAL
     Within-year grade 2 math growth: Using a 2PL second-order item response theory growth model. (Paper presentation).
     Patarapichayatham, C., Nese, J. F. T., & Anderson, D.    WithinYrGr2MthGrowth_Patarapichayatham_ETAL

CEC (April 3rd – 6th 2013, San Antonio, TX).
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.
     Growth models for students with disabilities. Saven, J. L., Farley, D., Nese, J. F. T., & Tindal, G.     
     Growth Models_Saven_ETAL

NASP (February 2013, Seattle, WA).
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) is a professional association that represents more than 25,000 school psychologists, graduate students, and related professionals throughout the United States and 25 other countries. The world’s largest organization of school psychologists, NASP works to advance effective practices to improve students’ learning, behavior, and mental health. Their vision is that all children and youth thrive in school, at home, and throughout life.
     Effectiveness of progress monitoring and formative assessment: Empirical evidence. Ysseldyke, J.,
     Humphries, J. & Tindal, G.      EffctvnssProgMon_Ysseldyke_ETAL
     Best practices in oral reading fluency administration. Anderson, D., Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G.
     BestPracticesORF Admin1_Anderson_ETAL       BestPracticesORF Admin2_Anderson_ETAL
     New developments in technology-enhanced assessment methods for RTI models. (Contributors: Nese, J.F.T., & Tindal, G.).
     Shapiro, E., Alonzo, J., & Christ, T. NewTechAssmntsRTI Model_Alonzo_Tindal
     easyCBM K-5 math alignment with the Common Core State Standards. Irvin, P. S., Alonzo, J., Tindal, G., & Park, B. J.
     easyCBM K-5MthAlignmntCCSS_Irvin_ETAL
     easyCBM 6-8 Math Alignment to the Common Core State Standards. Park, B. J., Irvin, P. S., Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G.
     easyCBM6-8MthAlignmntCCSS_Park_ETAL

BRT (April 2013, Eugene, OR).
The projects at Behavioral Research & Teaching concentrate on access to learning so that appropriate and accurate information can be collected from all students to improve decision-making. We focus on developing information systems with three primary goals: improve basic skills assessments so that all students can read, write, and compute; enhance learning of middle and secondary content subject matter so that all students have the opportunity to develop a broad knowledge base; and provide accessibility to large-scale testing so that all students can demonstrate their proficiencies on state and local achievement standards.
     Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) alignment to easyCBM reading. Irvin, P. S., Wray, K. A., 
     Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G.      TEKS Alignmnt easyCBM Rdg_Irvin_ETAL  
     Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) alignment to easyCBM math. Wray, K. A., Irvin, P. S., Alonzo, J.,
     & Tindal, G.    TEKS Alignmnt easyCBM Mth_Wray_ETAL

AERA (April 27th -May 1st, 2013, San Francisco, CA)
The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results. 
     Investigation of reading development patterns for students in early grades using latent transition analysis. Saven, J. L.,
     Anderson, D., Nese, J. F. T., Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G., Park, B. J., Betts, J., Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G.
     RdgDevelPatternsLatentTransitionAnalysis_Saven_ETAL
     Within-year growth in math: Implications for progress-monitoring using RTI. Irvin. P. S., Anderson, D., Saven, J. L.,
     Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G.      MthImplicationsProgMonRTI_Irvin_ETAL
     Data management, data mining, and data utilization with curriculum-based measurement systems.
     (paper presentation).     DataUtilizationCBM Systems_Tindal_Alonzo
     Big data: New opportunities for measurement & data analysis. Tindal, G.
     The plateau of oral reading fluency growth: An initial recommendation when to stop assessing. (paper presentation).
     Patarapichayatham, C., Nese, J. F. T., Sáez, L.     PlateauORF-Grwth_Patarapichayatham_ETAL
     Teacher decision making and within-year growth in math. (paper presentation). Saven, J. L, Anderson, D., Nese, J. F. T.,
     Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G.    TchrDecisionMkng1YrGrwthMth_Saven_ETAL


2012

Teacher Made Measures of Reading – A technology interface for teachers to develop their own
     measures of passage reading fluency, sentence reading fluency, or maze vocabulary. Teachers
     have complete control of the content and can create computer based tests and reporting for use
     in assessments and inclusion in student portfolios.      TchrMadeMsrsPresentation.pdf

ZipTrain – is an online training and proficiency administration system designed to put complete control of content
     and course design in the hands of the course creation team. Professional and secure deployment is assured
     because the ZipTrain software automatically and transparently provides the technology backbone and support.
     The basic ZipTrain unit is an instance; each ZipTrain instance supports a unique user database, a set of user
     configurable public facing web pages (for example about this site and contact information), user defined proficiency
     tests and training modules, and a localized set of files.      Ziptrain_Presentation

PCRC – (February 2012, Coronado, CA).
The Pacific Coast Research Conference is for researchers concerned about teaching, learning, and schooling for students with mild to moderate disabilities. PCRC is a unique research meeting, characterized by intensity and informality. The meeting runs from Thursday evening until Saturday night; sessions are two hours in length. PCRC is distinguished by the high quality of research presented, an informality that promotes effective and vigorous participation and interaction, and an opportunity to discuss controversial topics or works in progress.
     An exploration of growth models for within-year grade 5 oral reading fluency. (Poster presentation).
     Nese, J. F. T., Kamata, A., Nese, R. N. T., Park, B. J., Tindal, G.      ORF_GrowthModelsPerspective_Nese_ETAL    
     Validating progress monitoring in the context of RTI. (Panel discussion and paper presentation). Tindal, G.
     Nese, J. F. T., Sáez, L., & Alonzo, J.,      ProgMonInRTI_Tindal_ETAL

Middle School Math (Mid Math) – Originally measures were developed for the 2% population
     (i.e., students performing well below grade-level expectations) and aligned to the NCTM Focal
     Point Standard. New Middle School Math items (2,700) have been developed for 6th-8th grade
     students (performing at or slightly below grade-level expectations) and aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
     MidMthPresentation

Dynamically Generated Measures of Math – A site for teachers to develop worksheets and diagnostic
     assessments in all four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) in grades K-5.
     Problem type and difficulty can be manipulated to reflect important operation skills (e.g. borrowing, carrying, etc.).
     DynamicMeasuresHandout.pdf

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Alignment to easyCBM© Math In the summer of 2012,
     experienced teachers from a school district in Texas were recruited to participate in a formal study of the
     alignment between the TEKS and easyCBM. The results of the alignment study in the content area of math
     are presented here, with overall alignment presented first, then more detailed results, by grade.
     GrK-8TEKS_MathReport_Wray_ETAL

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Alignment to easyCBM© Reading. In the summer of 2012,
     experienced teachers from a school district in Texas were recruited to participate in a formal study of the
     alignment between the TEKS and easyCBM. The results of the alignment study in the content area of reading
     are presented here, with overall alignment presented first, then more detailed results, by grade.
     GrK-8TEKS_RdgReport_Irvin_ETAL

Distributed Item Review (DIR) – A web-based system for presenting test items to experts across a broad
     geographic region so they can review them for important dimensions of bias, sensitivity, and alignment with standards
     DIR_Riverside

Directed Reading Assessments (DRA) – Reading assessments that expand the existing reading measures
     on easyCBM, Gr. 3 – 8, to include non-fiction (Read to Perform a Task, Informational Text) and shorter
     fiction (Short Literary Text) passages.      DirectedRdgAssmnt

Diagnostic Reading Progress Monitoring (DPRM) – DRPM is a computer-based reading assessment that
     offers 20 alternate forms each of two silent reading fluency and two vocabulary measures. The measures
     are to be used as part of a response to intervention (RTI) system and provide diagnostic information to
     supplement other measures. The DRPM reading measures are computer-based so teachers can efficiently
     collect data. Reports highlight essential differences in the decoding aspects of performance (the silent reading
     and vocabulary sentences) versus the context embedded nature of performance (silent reading maze and
     vocabulary maze). DRPM provides extensive information about student reading skills through individual and
     group charts and detailed summaries of responses.      DRPM_Presentation


2011

33rd International Conference on Learning Disabilities
     Curriculum-based measurement in response to intervention systems. Tindal, G.    CBMRTI_Tindal

PCRC (February 5, 2011, San Diego, CA).
The Pacific Coast Research Conference is for researchers concerned about teaching, learning, and schooling for students with mild to moderate disabilities. PCRC is a unique research meeting, characterized by intensity and informality. The meeting runs from Thursday evening until Saturday night; sessions are two hours in length. PCRC is distinguished by the high quality of research presented, an informality that promotes effective and vigorous participation and interaction, and an opportunity to discuss controversial topics or works in progress.
     Balancing on three legs: The tension between aligning to standards, predicting high-stakes outcomes, and
     being sensitive to growth. Alonzo, J., Nese, J. F. T., Sáez, L., & Tindal, G.       AligningStandards_Alonzo_ETAL

NCME (April 9-11, 2011, New Orleans, LA).
The National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) is a professional organization for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing, and other aspects of educational measurement. Members are involved in the construction and use of standardized tests; new forms of assessment, including performance-based assessment; program design; and program evaluation.
     The reliability of CBM reading growth estimates for different student groups. Nese, J. F. T., Park, B. J.,
     Kamata, A., Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G.              ReliabCBM RdgGrwthEstimates_Nese_ETAL

RTI Early Childhood Summit (Sept. 26, 2011, Santa Ana Pueblo, NM).
The Response To Intervention Action Network is dedicated to the effective implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI) in school districts nationwide. Their goal is to guide educators and families in the large-scale implementation of RTI so that each child has access to quality instruction and that struggling students – including those with learning and attention issues – are identified early and receive the necessary supports to be successful.
     Critical features of progress monitoring with curriculum-based measures. Tindal, G.
     CriticalFeaturesProgMon_Tindal


2010

NCME (May 1-3, 2010, Denver, CO).
The National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) is a professional organization for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing, and other aspects of educational measurement. Members are involved in the construction and use of standardized tests; new forms of assessment, including performance-based assessment; program design; and program evaluation.
     The invariance of the easyCBM® mathematics measures across educational setting, language, and ethnic groups.
     Nese, J. F. T., Anderson, D., & Tindal, G.      Invariance easyCBMMthMeasures_Nese_ETAL

     Providing teachers information on student performance and progress.     easyCBM StdntPerformanceProgress_2010

     Individual differences or individual difference. Tindal, G.     IndividualDifference_Tindal

     Including students with disabilities in large scale testing: Traveling blue highways and the many issues
     encountered In the U.S. Tindal, G.     IncludingStdntsDisabilitiesLgScaleTesting_Tindal


2009

NCSA (June 21, 2009, Los Angeles, CA).
The National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA) is the premiere forum for assessment practitioners to discuss what is happening in the real world of educational assessment – what’s new, what’s going on at the state and federal levels, what works and what does not.
     Progress monitoring in reading. (PowerPoint presentation). Tindal, G., & Alonzo, J.     ProgMonRdgCCSSO_Tindal_Alonzo