...adding a comprehensive assessment platform to our digital education curriculum and giving educators more power to personalize instruction.
This combination means that ATI’s flagship product, Galileo® K-12, will be infused into Imagine Learning programs beginning with Imagine Language & Literacy for back to school 2019. Galileo K-12 will also be available as a stand-alone assessment solution.Contact us
Our work in enhancing the instructional placement structure using fully scaled empirical data allows us to accelerate the rate of learning in two ways:
- Allows better placement of students in their zone of proximal development for maximum instructional impact.
- Provides a micro-correction system through progress monitoring, enabling students to take ownership over their own learning and make immediate adjustments.
The power of these two benefits combined with proven and effective curriculum can make a huge difference in a student’s trajectory, if implemented with fidelity in the classroom.
Educators can now give benchmark assessments to screen students for instructional placement at the beginning, middle, and end of each year. This allows teachers to evaluate students’ RTI tier designations three times a year.
The Galileo K-12 assessment system automatically places students into the most relevant instruction for each student.
Formative assessments offer ongoing progress monitoring to keep educators informed on how students are learning and growing throughout the school year. Standard gaps are identified for each student. Then teachers can assign standards-based tests for weekly or bi-weekly progress checks, or even create their own tests from a large formative item bank.
Galileo K–12 has predictive capabilities built directly into the program allowing a district to load state or local test data into the system and receive almost immediate predictive state or local test performance data using the program’s benchmarks. Educators can see if their instruction is moving the needle towards proficiency, allowing them to make adjustments as needed.
Galileo K-12 includes a K-5 dyslexia screening toolkit that can be used to assemble a screener offering assessment for Foundational Skills, Nonsense Word Fluency, and Rapid Automatic Naming (RAN). The screening toolkit also offers adaptive testing functionality, demographic filtering, intervention group tracking, a student-parent portal, and open educational resource (OER) links by standard.
Standards-aligned item banks, included with Galileo K-12, cover grades K-12 with more than 161,000 items. These secure benchmark items and community (formative) items are in reading, math, science, and social studies. Nineteen different item types are available including technology-enhanced items (TEI). Powerful metadata is available for items and passages such as Item Response Theory (IRT) item parameters, Depth of Knowledge (DOK) level, standard, scoring rules, answer rationales, Lexile®, and Flesch-Kincaid readability.
Jack Bergan, founder of ATI and creator of Galileo K-12, explains what sets Galileo K-12 apart from other assessments on the market today. Watch this brief, informative interview to learn more about the origins, science, and processes of Galileo K-12.
Note: Galileo is a registered trademark of ATI