Technology and Literacy Assessment

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) - includes an examples and resources page that is being revamped

Rewordify - simplifies text by replacing difficult words

Newsela - current events articles in 5 reading levels

EdPuzzle - embed questions in a video to make it more meaningful in the classroom

Read, Write, Think Student Interactives - Digital Tools for Organizing & Summarizing, Inquiry & Analysis, Writing Poetry, Writing & Publishing Prose, Learning About Language

Curriculet & Actively Learn -  tools for guided reading

Spelling City - includes spelling, vocabulary, and grammar practice.  Add your own word lists or choose from their lists.  Includes Dolch and Fry Lists.

Dolch Sight Words Game - part of, you choose the word that is read aloud from a bingo card.  Provides feedback on performance.

Reading Skills Assessment Tool & The San Diego Quick Reading Assessment Test - directions for two simple reading assessments that help estimate a grade level at which a student is reading

Easy CBM - a free progress monitoring system for reading and math.  

Reading Resources - this site allows you to search for tools to support literacy - note that these tools are not free, but the site provides a way to see what is out there to support literacy assessment.

Rubrics - Rubistar and iRubric - two terrific online rubric generators that give you templates to edit so you're not starting from scratch


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