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Reading and Spelling ages

Discussion in 'Special educational needs' started by boingboing07, Jun 29, 2020.

  1. boingboing07

    boingboing07 New commenter

    Hello
    I am looking at modernising our Reading and Spelling assessments in a Special Secondary school. I'm unsure of our budget to do this but can anyone recommend a good reading and spelling age assessment please!
    Thank you!
     
  2. Dodros

    Dodros Star commenter

    I'm long retired from my mainstream secondary school SEND department, but even when I was teaching there full-time, reading and spelling ages had become things of the past, long replaced by percentiles. Have spelling and reading ages made a comeback since then?
     
  3. Lucy2711

    Lucy2711 Occasional commenter

    Standardised scores generally considered more useful than 'reading / spelling / maths / phonics ages' (all of which I've seen). 'Ages' are derived from standardised scores so they're just a norm-referenced measure.
     

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