ACCESS-ABILITY Volume3_Issue1 - Page 29

LEXPLORE! u se t h e t ool over an d over t o m easu r e pr ogr ess w it h a h igh degr ee of specif icit y. In sh or t , Lexplor e is object ive. Th e com pu t er does t h e t im in g an d m iscu e an alysis, t h er eby elim in at in g h u m an er r or . Th e assessm en t is also easy t o u se w it h older st u den t s, becau se it w or k s equ ally w ell w h et h er ch ildr en ar e r eadin g silen t ly or alou d. Lexplor e h as st r on g con cu r r en t validit y w it h assessm en t s of r apid n am in g, as w ell as w it h ot h er m or e t im e-con su m in g assessm en t s of r eadin g abilit y. Th e assessm en t is also a f ast an d ef f icien t t ool, allow in g m or e t im e f or in st r u ct ion . We ar e excit ed t o be pilot in g Lexplor e! St ay t u n ed f or m or e in t h e f u t u r e.