Amplify sought to help a large, urban school district confront an enormous literacy problem in kindergarten and first grade students. Members of our team were members of the Amplify team that developed new technology to reverse the trend, using assessment, instruction, and teacher support.
Our contributions: project management; data management; development; UX design; visual design; strategy, concept development; strategy; workshop facilitation.
Using Assessment to Design Lessons
Burst:Reading uses formative assessment data to organize small groups of students with shared skill needs and generates a specific sequence of lessons for each group. Student’s progress is monitored, and the cycle then begins again with a new, data-driven lesson sequence.