Adaptive Diagnostic
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Why Adaptive?
  • Pinpoints performance
  • Measures growth K−12
  • Differentiates instruction
What is an adaptive diagnostic?

Adaptive Diagnostic web shows student's path of correct and incorrect answers on the question difficulty scale Adaptive assessments, like i-Ready® Diagnostic, leverage advanced technology to provide a deep, customized evaluation of every student and to track student growth and performance consistently and continuously over a student’s entire K–12 career.

By dynamically adapting based on student response patterns, adaptive assessments are able to derive large amounts of information from a limited number of test items. This allows the assessments to more accurately and more efficiently pinpoint students’ needs as compared to traditional fixed-form tests.

i-Ready Diagnostic:
i-Ready Diagnostic identifies gaps as well as areas for students to be further challenged
1. Identifies why students are struggling.

i-Ready Diagnostic adapts to each student, providing easier or harder questions depending on students’ answers to previous questions. By adapting across grades K–12, i-Ready Diagnostic helps teachers understand the root causes behind student challenges.

This is especially beneficial for providing differentiated instruction and for identifying gaps spanning back multiple years, or for determining where students are ready for further challenge. i-Ready Diagnostic assesses student performance across the key domains in reading and mathematics for grades K–12, providing a valid and reliable measure of student growth with detailed diagnostic results and individualized next steps for instruction.

i-Ready Diagnostic adapts across grades K-12
2. Measures growth across a student’s career.

Because the Diagnostic adapts across grades K–12, i-Ready provides a valid and reliable growth measure from year to year. Use i-Ready across the district to track yearly student progress and to optimize administrative decision making for long-term performance improvements.

Based on Diagnostic results, i-Ready automatically provides targeted instruction
3. Supports data-driven differentiated instruction.

Based on the Diagnostic results, i-Ready automatically provides individualized online and teacher-led instruction targeted to each student’s unique needs. In addition, easy-to-read reports provide teachers with a detailed action plan for individual and group instruction and the tools to deliver that instruction in any style learning environment.

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