Making Test Scores Actionable
Today's students take many
different types of assessments and receive many different scores. These
scores provide important measures of student proficiency in content
areas, but they are often static. The data can't be used to inform
instruction or to help educators and parents to select appropriate
reading materials based on each child's ability.
Framework®for Reading changes that. When an assessment is linked to the
Lexile Framework, students' test scores immediately become actionable.
Lexiles® are the most widely adopted reading measure in use today,
measuring both reader ability and text difficulty on the same scale.
Lexiles are a powerful tool for linking assessment with instruction
across the curriculum, at home and in the library, by taking the
guesswork out of selecting materials that can help to improve student
For more information, please visit: www.doe.virginia.gov/info_centers/sol/lexile/index.shtml