Subscribers to this service can purchase user licenses for supported Local
Student Assessment systems. NERIC staff provide local software support and
training for teachers and administrators utilizing the assessment software
systems. Where appropriate, professional development may be presented in
collaboration with Capital Region BOCES'
Support Services staff.
The software packages currently supported are:
- Amplify (604.650.040 and 604.651.040) provides rapid
collection and analysis systems for a range of diagnostic assessment
tools with quick indicators for foundational skills. Amplify is
designed to provide a picture of students’ abilities in a variety
of disciplines through its mCLASS suite of products (mCLASS: DIBELS
Next, mCLASS: TPRI, mCLASS: Reading 3D and mCLASS: Math).
- iReady (604.650.500, 604.650.510 and
604.651.500) delivers an online product that combines
student growth measures with individualized instruction. It is a K-12
adaptive diagnostic assessment for reading and math that measures
academic gaps, as well as achievement, providing the tools that allow
educators to adjust and individualize instruction. Additionally,
iReady equips teachers with an action plan for delivering that
instruction to small groups, individually, online or through live
lessons targeting the specific skills identified as in need of
improvement or enrichment.
- Renaissance Learning (604.650.010 and 604.651.240)
cloud-based assessment and teaching tool that provides valid,
up-to-date actionable data allowing educators to individualize
instruction that engages students through personalized practice. The
suite of products available are STAR Early Literacy, STAR Reading,
STAR Math, STAR Custom and STAR Spanish that can be purchased
individually or bundled together as STAR 360. Other components include
Accelerated Reader 360, Accelerated Math, Math and English in a Flash