Acadience ReadingAs administrators and educators, you know that reading proficiency correlates with greater success in school and life. And that’s what Acadience Reading is all about: unlocking the potential in each student.
Acadience Reading Assessments
Backed by more than a decade of research, PELI offers an assessment solution to help educators gauge pre-literacy and oral language skills of 3–5 year old preschool students. PELI is formatted like a storybook so it feels like a shared reading activity. Use this powerful tool to help improve student outcomes before children enter kindergarten.
Acadience Reading K–6 helps educators monitor reading proficiency across a variety of educational settings. By detecting when students need extra support, Acadience enables teachers to prevent reading failure and improve student outcomes.
Acadience Reading 7–8, with assessment materials and final benchmark goals for 7th and 8th grade, will be officially released for the 2020-2021 school year.
Acadience Reading Companion Tools
Acadience Reading Diagnostic provides an in-depth assessment of reading skills to help untangle the many possible reasons why a student may be struggling to make progress. Diagnostic assessment data provides a guide for targeted instruction that can help students reach their full potential.
Acadience Reading Survey is designed as a companion tool for Acadience Reading assessments and is used to identify the appropriate progress monitoring and instructional levels for students who are reading below grade level. It includes guidelines for selecting materials, setting goals, and making instructional decisions.
Understanding the Data
Acadience Data Services
Acadience offers robust data management and reporting services to support educators to make informed decisions regarding instruction and intervention.
Acadience Reading Mentors
As a mentor, you’ll receive exclusive access to official training materials and the latest information and resources to support your use of Acadience assessments.
Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN)
This measure may be particularly useful for educators in states that require measures of Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN) as part of screening students for reading difficulties such as dyslexia.
Word Use Fluency-Revised (WUF-R)
WUF-R is an untimed measure of oral language and expressive vocabulary for students in kindergarten through third grade.
Preliminary Cut Points for Acadience Spelling
Preliminary cut points for use in grades K & 1.
Reading Scoring Practice
Practice scoring Acadience Reading K–6 with these useful videos.
Progress Monitoring Guidelines (ALO)
Guidelines for using Acadience Reading to monitor progress with reporting examples from Acadience Learning Online (ALO).
Progress Monitoring Guidelines (ADM)
Guidelines for using Acadience Reading to monitor progress with reporting examples from Acadience Data Management (ADM).
Common Core Alignment
Here’s how Acadience Reading measures align with the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts.
Acadience Reading Information Sheet
An overview of Acadience Reading K-6: what it measures, why it works, how to interpret scores, and more.
Acadience Reading Benchmark Goals and Composite Score
Detailed information about the Acadience Reading benchmark goals and Composite Score.
Grouping Worksheets for Acadience Reading
These worksheets use Acadience Reading results to provide initial grouping suggestions which the teacher must further revise based on other information about students’ skills.
Acadience Reading K-6 National Norms (2021)
National norms for the Acadience Reading K–6 measures for kindergarten through sixth grade.
Acadience Reading Technical Adequacy Brief
Design information, reliability, and validity data for Acadience Reading.