EDUCATE INSIGHT Reasoning Skills Grades 3-5
EDUCATE INSIGHT Reasoning Skills 3-5 is specifically designed to measure the critical thinking skills of children in elementary school (grades 3-5).
Research shows what parents and teachers already know: critical thinking skills can be learned from a very early age. The more children are supported and challenged to exercise their core critical thinking skills, the stronger these skills become. The strength of these thinking skills is a key factor in student success in reading and in coursework across the curriculum.
EDUCATE INSIGHT Reasoning Skills Grades 3-5 is an objective measure of elementary reasoning skills. Children do not learn at the same pace and in the same way. Early identification of thinking weaknesses in students provides opportunities for early intervention and remediation. Comprehensive reports provide significant individual and group diagnostics. Quick, easy to administer, this assessment delivers results that are locally relevant immediately. Given at the beginning and/or end of the school year, reports provide metrics that schools use to:
- Develop support programs: Use the research-based assessment data about student strength and weakness in thinking to identify students needing more support so that optimal individualized instruction and learning strategies can be developed
- Target classroom curriculum and activities: Provide the relevant, objective group data that teachers need to incorporate necessary reasoning skills into class work, reading lessons and curriculum
- Leverage accreditation and school improvement data with improved critical thinking outcomes: Evaluate the effectiveness of curricular programs, instructional approaches and educational materials in fostering critical thinking learning; strategically scaffold learning outcomes by building on successes at early grade levels
- Assess effectiveness of enrichment programs: Document the effectiveness and outcomes achievement of after school programs, tutors, community based programs, lifelong learning programs as well as educational programs for disadvantaged youth
- Promote school/home partnership; Comprehensive individual reports documenting their student’s problem solving strengths and weaknesses can help engage parents in student learning support activities
Teachers play an important roles in fostering the development of the core reasoning skills that will be the foundation of future academic progress. EDUCATE INSIGHT Reasoning Skills Grades 3-5 has been specifically calibrated to measure the thinking skills of children in elementary school. Using a familiar multiple-choice format, age-appropriate questions use comfortable, everyday, common sense topics and situations to engage students in applying their critical thinking skills. Every question is familiar, relevant and provides all necessary content to isolate the thinking process. The assessment is timed for 45 minutes which permits maximum performance within the range of possible effort for the intended test-taker group.
Scale Scores Reported
EDUCATE INSIGHT Reasoning Skills Grades 3-5 provides an Overall Reasoning score, and scores on five critical thinking skills that are vital for educational success: analysis, evaluation, inference, induction and deduction. Numeracy is also measured and reported.
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Recommended Companion Assessment
Engaging problems and making decisions using critical thinking involves both skills and habits of mind. For a complete assessment of a test taker’s critical thinking, it is recommended both skills and dispositions be measured. Using companion assessments results in a comprehensive measurement of whether a test taker is ‘willing and able’ to think well. We recommend that EDUCATE INSIGHT Reasoning Skills Grades 3-5 be taken in conjunction with the EDUCATE INSIGHT Thinking Mindset Grades 3-5.
EDUCATE INSIGHT Series
EDUCATE INSIGHT Reasoning Skills Grades 3-5 is a member of the EDUCATE INSIGHT comprehensive thinking assessment program for K-12 students.The metrics delivered by these thinking skills and mindset assessments provide relevant, objective input for teachers in the classroom, for school improvement and accreditation reports. Use of the EDUCATE INSIGHT series makes possible reliable multi-year tracking of individual and group performance statistics as students progress through K-12 education. The EDUCATE INSIGHT series is specially designed for children ages K-12 from all areas and backgrounds. Our client relations specialists will help you determine the optimal tools for your objectives.
EDUCATE INSIGHT Reasoning Skills Grades 3-5 is specifically designed to measure the thinking skills of children in elementary school (grades 3-5). Five important metrics are reported:
EDUCATE INSIGHT Reasoning Skills Grades 3-5 also measures:
Numeracy refers to the ability to make judgments based on quantitative information in a variety of contexts. People with strong numeracy can describe how quantitative information is gathered, manipulated, and represented textually, verbally, and visually in graphs, charts, tables and diagrams. Numeracy requires all the core critical thinking skills. Numeracy includes being thoughtfully reflective while interpreting the meaning of information expressed in charts, graphs, or text formats, analyzing those elements, drawing accurate inferences from that information, and explaining and evaluating how those conclusions were reached.
EDUCATE INSIGHT Reasoning Skills Grades 3-5 has been designed to deliver high quality objective metrics on the strengths and weaknesses of key aspects of thinking. EDUCATE INSIGHT Reasoning Skills Grades 3-5 measures and reports on an array of reasoning skill scale scores: Overall Reasoning Skills, Analysis, Inference, Evaluation, Induction, Deduction and Numeracy.
EDUCATE INSIGHT reports deliver individual and group results in a presentation ready format. Each report includes a wide range of statistical and demographic information about individuals and/or test-taker groups. Group aggregate data, spreadsheets showing each student’s scores, and separate reports for each individual student can be generated. Colorful graphics make it easy to understand how any group of students has performed. Test-taker scores and group summaries are presented with interpretative analysis by Insight Assessment measurement scientists.
Insight Assessment clients depend on the comprehensive data and analysis in EDUCATE INSIGHT reports to provide the insights needed to achieve their assessment goals. Clients are currently using individual data for admissions, placement and to document achievement of learning outcomes. Group data is being used for new cohort assessment, outcomes assessment, demonstrating the quality of an educational program, demonstrating group proficiency, staff development, admissions and more.
Clients can customize their results package with additional analyses, graphics and interpretative text discussing your scores in relationship to your particular goals and objectives. For further information, see Insight Assessment Reports and Analytics
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- a discussion of validity and reliability for the measures;
- all necessary information about administration of the assessment;
- many additional resources that we hope you will find useful for designing your assessment project.
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