Susan Rose

Susan Rose

Susan Rose, Ph.D. is Professor Emerita at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Educational Psychology-Special Education Programs. Dr. Rose has been in the field of Special Education for more than 40 years as a speech-language pathologist, teacher, researcher and interpreter. Her research has focused on formative assessments and the development of literacy skills with students who are deaf, hard of hearing and students with additional disabilities. She is a co-author of several textbooks and the Reading Milestones/ Reading Bridge series.

*Partnering with Anna Paulson

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This session will provide professionals working with students who are deaf or hard of hearing with strategies to monitor students’ academic progress. Discussion will include an introduction to formative assessment, ESSA and the application of valid and reliable data to determine the effectiveness of instruction using in the areas of language, reading and writing. The session will conclude with resources that can be used for instructional planning, intervention and a problem solving- discussion segment. All participants will be given access Avenue PM, an game formatted app used to monitor reading and writing progress. 

  • Participants will discriminate among formative, summative and diagnostic assessments and identify how each process may be used as part of the teaching - learning process.
  • Participants will identify two valid and reliable data-based systems that used to monitor students’ growth in the areas of reading and writing.
  • Participants will be able to use Avenue: PM to monitor students’ literacy progress.
  • Participants will describe how data can be used to determine students’ progress in reading and writing.