Accurate insights from Star Phonics screening and diagnostic assessments empower teachers to advance phonics instruction and help all students become successful readers.
Phonics Assessment Designed to Inform Instruction
Science of reading research proves that mastering phonics skills is critical for students learning to read. Knowing how well students are developing phonics skills gives teachers the insight they need to guide phonics instruction in grades 1-6, and for students who are struggling at any grade level.
Measure understanding of the 12 most critical phonics categories and 102 target skills.
Intervene knowing exactly where a student is struggling.
Know which patterns to teach individuals, small groups, classes, and grades so all students become successful readers.
Immediate, easy-to-read reports provide skill-level insights, patterns of error, and instructional focus that teachers and specialists can use to personalize instruction for students.
Align results to the scope and sequence of your reading curriculum to gauge progress and needs.
Administer online assessments remotely or in-person-no need for manual entry.
Efficient Phonics Assessment in Minimal Time
Categories of the most essential, common phonics patterns assessed
Specific phonics skills assessed to drive targeted instruction
Per student for screening
"I recommend Star Phonics, which is based on years of research, because it is the best phonics screener and diagnostic assessment available. It provides valuable information about phonics skills essential for instruction, especially for those students struggling to read words, including students with dyslexia."
Dr. Louisa Moats
Author, Consultant, and Literacy Expert
Leverage the Science of Reading to Accelerate Learning
Research shows that most struggling readers are struggling with phonics-including students with dyslexia. This means teachers need accurate insights into students' phonics skills to carefully target instruction.
By combining FastBridge and Star Phonics, educators can target instruction and intervention across the science of reading's five core domains of instruction, with additional precision in the foundational domain of phonics.
K-12 universal screening to measure broad and specific reading skills
- Screen all students to identify learners at risk of poor reading outcomes
- Use diagnostic reporting to guide instruction and intervention across the five core areas of effective reading instruction
Grades 1-6 phonics screening and diagnostic assessment
- Screen all students on the 12 most important phonics categories
- Use diagnostic assessment to pinpoint the exact phonics skills to target with instruction