Work Sampling Online

Work Sampling Online,, is the online version of the Work Sampling System® and Work Sampling for Head Start®, a research-based, ongoing observational assessment system used in preschool through fifth grade, and Head Start.

Using the Work Sampling System, a child's skills, knowledge, behavior, and accomplishments are documented by teachers several times a year. An age-appropriate checklist is then completed by assigning ratings in a wide variety of curriculum areas. Work Sampling Online streamlines this collection and assessment process and provides individual and aggregate reports on the data entered to support teachers and administrators.

Work Sampling Online features:

  • Guidelines and Checklists: Assessment tools and materials available for grades P3 through 5 and Head Start three- and four-year-olds
  • Summary Reports: Family reports generated from assessment info, including Head Start family versions
  • Portfolio:
  • Online storage of digital work samples and items
  • Reproducible Masters: Blackline masters for collecting and organizing observation info in the classroom
  • Outcomes and Proficiency Reports: Head Start administrators can review patterns of progress and reports on overall proficiency in mandated indicators

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