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1 LeapTrack Assessment & Instruction System Grades K 5 Providing personalized learning paths to accelerate student mastery of state standards Meets NCLB Guidelines Now available in version 4.0 How does the LeapTrack system accelerate student learning in mixed-ability classrooms? Promotes success for all students through ongoing formative assessment and differentiated instruction aligned to state content standards in Reading, Math, and Language Arts Differentiates instruction with personalized learning paths based on system-generated assessment results Prevents learning gaps with engaging, motivating instructional content and LeapTrack alerts that signal need for early intervention Strengthens communication about student progress with easy-to-use reports for parents, teachers, and school and district administrators Provides hands-on learning experiences with standards-based, interactive content libraries and portable personal learning tools (PLTs) Learn more about our latest efficacy research by visiting Research Shows The LeapTrack System Promotes Substantive Achievement Gains In a seven-month, independently controlled study*, funded by the Department of Education, third-grade students using the LeapTrack system showed average gains of 16%, while control-group students showed average losses of 10%. Reading Percentile Scores T1 T=Treatment Mississippi Curriculum Test T2 C1 C2 C3 C4 C=Control Pre-Test Post-Test *Independently conducted by Delta State University 1 to 99order call or fax cores

2 English Assessment Language Development & Instruction 3 Steps to Success with the LeapTrack System With the LeapTrack system s 3-step model, teachers can quickly and continuously assess students skills, pinpoint areas for improvement, and create individualized lesson plans for every student. 1 Assess Teachers can easily and effectively assign standardsbased formative assessment using the system s management software and the award-winning LeapPad and Quantum LeapPad PLTs. 2 Report In seconds, the LeapTrack system identifies areas of strength and improvement needed reporting in individual and aggregate formats. The system delivers just the right amount of information for educators to quickly analyze and communicate student progress. 3 Prescribe Unique personal learning paths are prescribed for every student based on individual assessment results. Standards-based instructional content is brought to life with the engaging portable PLTs. 3-Step Success Model The LeapTrack system s 3-step model provides every student with a personal learning path. As students are guided through the model, they progress toward mastery of state content standards and critical grade-level skills. Experience the LeapTrack interactive demo at Instructional Focus Formative Assessment Differentiated Instruction Special Education Summer School / Afterschool English Language Development Title I IDEA 21st Century Learning Center Grants Math and Science Partnerships Reading First Title III Funding Sources Comprehensive School Reform Complementary Products The following interactive books log with the LeapTrack system: All Around Me Storybook Series, p. 35 Phonemic Awareness Series, pp Read-It-All TM Series, pp Reader Rabbit Phonics Books, p. 49 Transitional Reading Series, p. 41 Support Services Support Services can help you improve student achievement while meeting state standards. With our experience in thousands of classrooms across the country, we can help ensure an implementation that meets your needs. See p. 54. Research Shows Formative assessment helps reduce achievement gaps while raising student performance overall. WHAT S NEW For upcoming products, research, and special offers, visit: get more info: 2

3 G R A D E S K 5 LeapTrack Assessment & Instruction System Easy Classroom Management Now it s easier than ever to deliver formative assessment and differentiated instruction, while tracking student, class, school, and district progress. An intuitive interface supports efficient classroom management of assessment and instruction, quick review of student results, and close monitoring of student progress. Assess Progress and Prescribe Instruction Quickly view important student performance data, assign content, and refresh student learning paths. The LeapTrack alerts signal the need for early intervention. Generate Instant Reports Immediately generate reports showing progress toward state standards at the student, class, school, and district levels. More than 20 reports are available. Manage System Tasks Manage many of the system s important day-to-day operating tasks and keep student information up-to-date. 3 to order call or fax

4 Assessment Description R22 Reading Survey: Middle-of-Year R21 Reading Survey: Assessment Description 09/23/2005, 03:52 PM Students with a score of less than 5% and who spent less than one minute for completion are not included in this report. State standards included in this report correlate only to the skills measured in the assessments. Source of state standards information: Florida Department of Education. Students Tested M22 Math Survey: Middle-of-Year 10 of 26 38% tested M21 Math Survey: 14 of 26 54% tested MATHEMATICS: Grade 2 A. Number Sense, Concepts, and Operations 1. The student understands the different ways numbers are represented and used in the real world. Average Time on Assessment 18 minutes 20 minutes MA.A Associates verbal names, written word names, and standard numerals with the whole numbers less than Reads and writes numerals to 1000 or more Reads and writes number words to "twenty" or higher Understands and uses ordinal numbers 1st - 100th or higher. Kiran Rishi MA.A Understands the relative size of whole numbers between 0 and Compares two or more numbers, to 1000 or more, and identifies which number is more than, equal to, or less than the other number. Page 1 of 7 09/23/2005, 04:10 PM This report summarizes assessment performance over time for the selected subject(s). It also identifies satisfactory performance and improvement needed by skill based on your child's results on the highlighted assessment. Assessment Description Date Percent Correct Time Second Grade Language Arts Survey: 09/23/05 86% 11 minutes Capitalization Punctuation Usage Spelling Paragraphs Date Graphophonemic Knowledge Vocabulary Literal Comprehension Inferential Comprehension Graphophonemic Knowledge Vocabulary Extended Meaning % Correct Raw Score 11/11/03 88% 23 of 26 08/19/03 86% 24 of 28 View Current Reading Learning Path Report Time 09/23/2005, 11:12 AM Audio Assistance Match oral and printed words Recognize contractions Incorrectly Answered #10, 14, 26 #6, 10, 19, 20 Unanswered 0 of 26 0 of 28 Identify antonyms Identify synonyms Use context to identify the correct meaning of simple multiplemeaning words Identify reasons Recall details Recognize feelings Make inferences Predict events or outcomes Recognize compound words Use context to derive word meaning Derive word or phrase meaning Page 1 of 1 Your child knows the difference between lowercase and capital (uppercase) letters, and knows when to use them in a sentence. Your child knows that a person's name is always capitalized. Your child knows that the names of states are capitalized. Your child knows which punctuation (e.g., period, question mark, or exclamation point) to use at the end of a sentence. Your child also knows how to use these punctuations in quotations. Your child knows that a period comes after some abbreviations (e.g., Mr., Jr., Dr.). Your child knows and can point out the different parts of speech (e.g., nouns, verbs). Your child knows how to use and can point out plural nouns. Your child knows how to use subject and object pronouns correctly. Your child can tell whether a sentence is written in the past tense or present tense. Your child can spell words that have blends (e.g., plum, plant) and digraphs (e.g., chip, dish). Your child can spell frequently used words such asfrom, what, were, look, come, one, make, more, with, do, have, many, but, was, this, you. Your child can spell words that contain silent letters (e.g., the k in knife or the l in half). Your child can spell two-syllable words (e.g., better, even). Your child can point out the best sentence to finish a paragraph. Page 1 of 2 Assessment & Instruction Instant Feedback and Personal Learning Paths The LeapTrack system s Report Builder makes searching and assessing student progress more manageable and efficient than ever. Easy-to-use reports quickly outline student learning needs and areas of strength, as well as student performance against key state content standards. Reports are available at student, class, school, and district levels. Reports for parents are also provided. Student Assessment Results READING 22 min. 0 of 13 3 of min. 1 of 13 4 of 28 Skill Analysis for R22 Reading Survey: Middle-of-Year Student Assessment Results READING 09/23/2005, 11:12 AM Susan Buhar's Learning Path Susan Buhar 09/23/2005, 03:56 PM IMPROVEMENT NEEDED ON THESE SKILLS LEARNING PATH PRESCRIBED FROM THIS ASSESSMENT Student's Recommended Activities Assessment Description R22 Reading Survey: Middle-of-Year R21 Reading Survey: Student Assessment Results Vocabulary This report helps you plan student intervention and Literal Comprehension manage students within the LeapTrack system. Date % Correct Raw Score 11/11/03 88% 23 of 26 08/19/03 86% 24 of 28 Time Audio Assistance Incorrectly Answered 22 min. 0 of 13 3 of 26 #10, 14, min. 1 of 13 4 of 28 #6, 10, 19, 20 Skill Analysis for R22 Reading Survey: Middle-of-Year Graphophonemic Knowledge Match oral and printed words Recognize contractions Unanswered Skill Cards Prescribed Skill Cards Successfully Completed Skill Cards Remaining 0 of 26 Reading of 28 READING: Identify antonyms Identify synonyms Yellow R31 Use context to identify the correct meaning of simple multiplemeaning words Recognize Regular Long Vowel Sounds Identify reasons Recall details Recognize feelings Yellow R22 Use Context to Derive Word Meaning Pink R14 Derive Word Meaning Inferential Comprehension Make inferences Predict events or outcomes Class State Standards Results MATH State Standards Analysis for M22 Math Survey: Middle-of-Year IMPROVEMENT NEEDED ON THESE SKILLS Graphophonemic Knowledge Recognize compound words Vocabulary Use context to Class: derive word Mr. meaning Thompson's 3rd Grade Extended Meaning Derive word or phrase meaning 09/23/2005, 03:52 PM LEARNING PATH PRESCRIBED FROM THIS ASSESSMENT Class Student's State Recommended Standards Activities Results View Current Reading Learning Path Report MATH Assessment Description Students Tested M22 Math Survey: Middle-of-Year 10 of 26 38% tested M21 Math Survey: 14 of 26 54% tested State Standards Analysis for M22 Math Survey: Middle-of-Year Pink R30 Use Context Page 1 to of 1 Determine Word Average Time on AssessmentMeaning 18 minutes 20 minutes Yellow R3 Understand Characters and Their Feelings Yellow R4 Understand Main Idea and Details MATHEMATICS: Grade 2 A. Number Sense, Concepts, and Operations Class State Standards Results than This report provides information 2.1. Reads you and writes can numerals use to to 1000 measure or more. class progress against grade-level standards and instructional targets. The report 2.2. Reads also and details writes number words by to each "twenty" or higher. standard the students who need 1 student improvement, needs on making this standard: group instruction easier for the teacher. 1. The student understands the different ways numbers are represented and used in the real world. MA.A Associates verbal names, written word names, and standard numerals with the whole numbers less 2.3. Understands and uses ordinal numbers 1st - 100th or higher. Page 1 of 3 Parent Report LANGUAGE ARTS Skill Analysis for Second Grade Language Arts Survey: Kiran Rishi MA.A Understands the relative size of whole numbers between 0 and Compares two or more numbers, to 1000 or more, and identifies which number is more than, equal to, or less than the other number. Students with a score of less than 5% and who spent less than one minute for completion are not included in this report. State standards included in this report correlate only to the skills measured in the assessments. Source of state standards information: Florida Department of Education. Parent Report Parent Report Punctuation The Parent Report communicates student performance to parents and guardians. Available in English and Usage Spanish, it is an excellent way to provide feedback on a student s level of achievement. Student Learning Path with Pictures Report Personal Learning Paths Deliver on the promise of differentiated instruction with the LeapTrack system s personal Page 1 of 7 Student Learning Paths. In the Student Learning Path with Pictures report, every student receives an individual lesson plan in the form of a personalized report. And the report provides students with a visual guide to the skill cards to support independent learning with the LeapTrack system. A text-only report is also available. 09/23/2005, 04:10 PM This report summarizes assessment performance over time for the selected subject(s). It also identifies satisfactory performance and improvement needed by skill based on your child's results on the highlighted assessment. LANGUAGE ARTS Assessment Description Date Percent Correct Time Second Grade Language Arts Survey: 09/23/05 86% 11 minutes Skill Analysis for Second Grade Language Arts Survey: Capitalization Your child knows the difference between lowercase and capital (uppercase) letters, and knows when to use them in a sentence. Your child knows that a person's name is always capitalized. Your child knows that the names of states are capitalized. Your child knows which punctuation (e.g., period, question mark, or exclamation point) to use at the end of a sentence. Your child also knows how to use these punctuations in quotations. Your child knows that a period comes after some abbreviations (e.g., Mr., Jr., Dr.). Your child knows and can point out the different parts of speech (e.g., nouns, verbs). Your child knows how to use and can point out plural nouns. Your child knows how to use subject and object pronouns correctly. Your child can tell whether a sentence is written in the past tense or present tense. Experience the LeapTrack interactive demo at Spelling Your child can spell words that have blends (e.g., plum, plant) and get more info: digraphs (e.g., chip, dish). 4 Your child can spell frequently used words such asfrom, what, were, look, come, one, make, more, with, do, have, many, but, was, this, you.

5 G R A D E S K 5 LeapTrack Assessment & Instruction System Meeting the needs of mixed-ability classrooms Interactive Decodable Books available for grades K 2 and resource rooms Interactive Skill Cards Computer not included Quantum LeapPad Personal Learning Tools (PLTs) Student Cartridges LeapTrack Management Software, Version 4.0 LeapPort TM Cartridge Station Interactive Assessment Books Classroom Handbook and Installation Guide Getting Started Video LeapTrack Kit Components: LeapTrack Management Software is available for Apple Macintosh computers or computers using Microsoft Windows. Please see our website for a list of important system requirements and installation options. Standards-based content for multiple student levels in each classroom kit includes: Assessment books for Reading, Math, and Language Arts. Additional assessments for early literacy, vocabulary diagnostics, and practice tests (types of assessments included vary by grade level) Skill cards for engaging interactive instruction across the content areas Interactive decodable books for grades K 2 for additional decoding practice Additional interactive libraries: more than 150 interactive books available from LeapFrog SchoolHouse (see sidebar on p. 9 for the libraries that log within the LeapTrack system) Personal learning tools (PLTs) deliver engaging, interactive, and supportive learning experiences. Student cartridges read and write assessment and instructional content. The LeapPort TM cartridge station transfers data between the computer and the student cartridges. The Classroom Handbook and the Installation Guide each support effective classroom implementation of the LeapTrack system. The Getting Started Video contains step-by-step instructions for implementing and using your LeapTrack system. For exact LeapTrack kit configurations, visit 5 to order call or fax

6 Assessment & Instruction LeapTrack Assessment & Instruction System Pricing Grade-Level Classroom Kits Available for grades K 5. Each kit includes content for multiple learning levels in Reading, Math, and Language Arts. For exact kit configurations, visit with 12 PLTs* $ 4,395 Grade K Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 WIN MAC w/o PLTs $ 3,695 Grade K Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 WIN MAC K 5 Resource Room Kits Designed for special education programs, libraries, and afterschool programs. with 12 PLTs* WIN MAC $ 6,195 w/o PLTs WIN MAC $ 5,495 LeapTrack Cartridge Components Student cartridges Box of 12 WIN MAC $ 324 Box of 3 WIN MAC $ 81 LeapPort TM cartridge station $ 450 To purchase additional PLTs, see p. 7. Optional installation services available. See p. 54 for more information. *with headphones, AC adapter, and batteries Support Services On-site professional development, installation support, coaching, and other support services are available for the LeapTrack system. See p. 54 for details. For information on state-specific classroom kits and pricing for replacement skill cards, assessment books, and other components, visit Educators say: With the LeapTrack system, I m able to quickly and easily assess every student. Then I m given a learning path for each student that addresses his or her specific learning needs. I have a teaching resource that keeps students effectively engaged. Steve Hartley, Teacher and Technology Coordinator E.R. Sheldon Elementary School, Fairfield, CA Experience the LeapTrack interactive demo at get more info: 6

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