PI047: Early Literacy Screening: Comparing PALS-K and AIMSweb

Friday, February 21, 2014 11:00 AM–11:45 AM


We evaluated the predictive validity of kindergarten PALS-K and AIMSweb TEL scores for subsequent reading performance in first grade. Comparisons of identification rates for both screeners will be presented. Finally, session attendees will learn about the strengths and weaknesses of PALS-K and AIMSweb TEL as kindergarten literacy screeners.


Mary Beth Tusing, UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI; Michaela Gatzow, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI