Progress in Reading Assessment PiRA Digital Basic by Colin McCarty, Kate Ruttle


Progress in Reading Assessment PiRA Digital Basic by Colin McCarty, Kate Ruttle

Easily process all your PiRA assessment data from the pencil-and-paper tests, analyse group performance, track pupil performance throughout the school and generate performance predictions. PiRA Digital provides a networkable scoring, profiling and analysis facility - for all twenty PiRA tests - which is not time-limited: use it in conjunction with the pencil-and-paper tests, with all of your pupils, for as long as you wish. Upgrade online to PiRA Digital Interactive so all of the PiRA tests can be taken independently onscreen, fully automating the scoring and diagnostics profiling. To access the Interactive tests, first buy and install the PiRA Digital Basic CD-Rom (150 +VAT), then follow the simple instructions to purchase and activate the full interactive facilities online: the price for your school will be quoted onscreen. Note: Interactive pricing is per two-year site licence

About the Author

Colin McCarty is an experienced test developer and assessment consultant, and Kate Ruttle is Deputy Head, SENCO and Literacy Coordinator at a First school in Suffolk and an established children's reading book author/editor. As well as the Progress in Reading Assessment (PiRA) series, providing termly tests for use from Reception to Year 6, they co-wrote Assessing P Scale and Level 1-2 Performance and the Phonics and Early Reading Assessment (PERA) tests for use in Reception and Year 1.

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Publication date

30th September 2011



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