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Washington Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (GOLDTM by Teaching Strategies®)

 

Grade

Subjects

Requirement/Availability

Testing Window

Fall 2016

K

Six areas of development and learning: social-emotional, physical, language, cognitive, mathematics, and literacy

Required for students in state-funded, full-day kindergarten; available to any public school that volunteers, pending available funding (see M037-15)

WaKIDS isn’t a “test.” Kindergarten teachers observe children during everyday classroom activities and take an inventory of their skills by October 31