Woodcock-Johnson III Achievement Test
Woodcock-Johnson III Achievement Test is available from
preschool thru high school. This test is an individually administered test
and is available in four versions.
Individually administered tests like the WJIII give you more than a great individual test profile. Because the test is administered in a one-on-one situation, the test administrator is able to add valuable observational information.
Each test provides you with a written profile that will impress anyone who is questioning your educational process. Each testing session includes a parent educator consultation immediately following the testing session.
The Core Battery tests the student in reading, writing and math. It takes 1.5 hours. This test produces a very nice student profile that will give you valuable information about your child's basic educational achievement. This version of the WJIII is the most popular for small children and children who are reading a little or not at all. It is a quick and easy way for parents to determine if their child is at grade level in basic academic skills and allows the parents to document their child's progress in a professional and effective way.
The Standard Battery tests the student in reading, writing math, understanding directions, recall, recall-delay and writing samples. The additional tests give you valuable information about your child's individual learning style and mental processing style. This version takes 2.5 hours.
The Standard Plus Battery tests the core skills of reading, writing and mathematics and the learners mental processing skills. The metal processing tests of understanding directions, recall, recall-delay, writing samples, word attack, picture vocabulary and oral comprehension help us better understand the learner and allows them to demonstrate strengths that are not related to school subjects. This form is especially helpful with a child who is not strong in reading, writing and math. It is helpful in understanding why a learner is having difficulty with learning and answers the parent educator's questions about how to teach a particular learner. This version takes 3 hours.
The Core & Extended Battery tests the core skills of reading, writing and mathematics and the advance skills of science, social studies and advance grammar and writing skills. This form is especially helpful when the learner is in junior high or high school and looking to graduate as a home schooler. These tests can be used to determine proficiency levels of the student and can help the parent educator create a high school transcript that truly reflect the learners level of mastery in all areas of academics. This version takes 3 hours.
The Extended Battery tests the student in reading, writing
math, understanding directions, recall, recall-delay, writing samples, word
attack, picture vocabulary, and oral comprehension, editing, vocabulary,
quantitative concepts, science, social studied, humanities and grammar. This version takes 5 hours and produces the most
comprehensive and impressive student profile available.
Each parent educator and each learner is unique and the testing desired and necessary will vary. If you are uncertain of which version would be the best for your child, please call or email and I will be happy to help.
I you think your child is struggling with learning or is very gifted you may want to see: Testing for Learning Disabilities and Gifted Learning