TEA Approves Computer Adaptive Assessment for Spanish Reading

The Texas Education Agency announced today that istation's computer adaptive assessment for Spanish reading, ISIP Espanol, was approved and is placed on the 2012-2013 Texas Commissioner's List as a valid and reliable Spanish language screening and reading diagnostic instrument for grades Kindergarten – Grade 3.

Features include real-time data reporting and scripted teacher lesson plans. An entire class can be assessed in approximately 30 minutes.

istation also announces plans to release its Spanish reading intervention program for grades PreK – Grade 3 in late August 2012. The Spanish intervention program will fully integrate with the ISIP Espanol assessment. Students will automatically be placed into the Spanish reading program, istation Reading en Espanol – an animated, computer-delivered intervention program – based on results from the ISIP Espanol computer-adaptive assessment. The integrated Spanish assessment and Spanish intervention program offer students with engaging interactivity, animation and game-like features. Computerized differentiated intervention and personalized instruction will address the needs of each student.