How do we establigh PLEPS? Here are some resources for you to consider!


A. Ability and assessment test scores:

Otis-Lennon School Ability Test: k – 12, http://education.pearsonassessments.com/HAIWEB/Cultures/en-us/Productdetail.htm?Pid=OLSAT
SCAT: Scholastic and College Ability Test, grades 2 – 12, http://cty.jhu.edu/talent/testing/about/scat.html
STB: Spatial Test Battery, http://cty.jhu.edu/talent/testing/about/stb.html#STBsampleitems
STEP: Strategic Teaching and Evaluation of Progress, http://www.uchicagoimpact.org/step/assessmentkit.shtml
TOMAGS: Test of Mathematical Ability for Gifted Students, http://www.ganderpublishing.com/TOMAGS-Test-of-Mathematical-Abilities-for-Gifted-Students.html
4Sight: http://www.successforall.org/
AIMSweb: http://www.aimsweb.com/
PSSA (eMetric)
B. Group and individual achievement measures:

SAT-10: Stanford Achievement Test 10th Edition, http://brighted.funeducation.com/Practice/Stanford-SAT-10
Terra Nova: http://www.ctb.com/ctb.com/control/ctbProductViewAction?p=products&productId=721
WIAT: Wechsler Individual Achievement Test - Second Edition (WIAT-II), Pre-K-16, http://www.pearsonassessments.com/HAIWEB/Cultures/en-us/Productdetail.htm?Pid=015-8983-505
WJ-III: Woodcock Johnson Test of Cognitive Abilities, ages 2 to 90, http://www.riverpub.com/products/wjIIICognitive/details.html
KeyMath: http://www.keymath.com/
PSSA (eMetric)

C. Grades:
1. Include the most recent grades from the student's file
2. May include Behavioral Assessments:
3. Performance on performance based or authentic assessments

4. Advancement on Mastery Learing Steps:
    1. Mastery Learning Manual: http://www.jhsph.edu/prevention/Publications/mlm.pdf
    2. Mastery Learning: http://www.ibstpi.org/Products/pdf/chapter_4.pdf

D. Progress on goals:
On a NEW GIEP, indicate that there were no previous goals estblished.
On the annual creation of a GIEP, restate each goal from last IEP and document progress/performance on each goal



E. Instructional levels:

TOWL-4: Test of Written Language, http://psychcorp.pearsonassessments.com/HAIWEB/Cultures/en-us/Productdetail.htm?Pid=PAa19045&Mode=summary
Perdue: For Secondary Students, administered to teachers of content areas
IOWA Acceleration Scale: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0910707928/thehoagiesgifted/

Classroom Diagnostic Tool
F. Aptitudes, interests, specialized skills, products and evidence of effectiveness in other academic areas:




Parent Surveys:


Student Surveys:



Standardized Assessments

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