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Post Test Scores Soar

“Having all these components working together in ONE program is a true difference maker in outcomes.” Dr. Amy Spriggs, Autism Expert, University of Kentucky

 

 

Keys to Student Post Test Success: Project Discovery’s Methodology of Development

 

1.  Connection of Activities to Real Life (Rigor and Relevance)

2.  Inclusion of Evidence-Based Practices

3.  Universal Design for Learning Supports

4.  Differentiated Instruction for All Students

5.  Academic Standards Alignment

 

Post Test Results Across Functional Levels and Curriculum Titles

 

Montgomery, AL

Project Discovery Kits

Functionality

Ages

Score Increase?

Avg. Increase

Planning Career Goals

MD, AUT, SLD, OHI, ID

16 – 20

100% of Students increased scores

42%

Mail Handling – Adapted

MD, ID, TBI, OI

15 – 17

50% of students increased scores

53%

Food Service-Adapted

AUT, ID, MD

14 – 20

91% of students increased scores

149%

Skin & Nail Care – Adapted

AUT, ID, MD

15 – 21

86% of students increased scores

93%

Cleaning Maintenance

ID

16 – 19

63% of students increased scores

48%

Health & Nutrition – Adapted

ID

16 – 18

50% of students increased scores

53%

Greenhouse Worker – Adapted

ID, MD, AUT

15 – 19

78% of students increased scores

116%

Small Engine Repair – Adapted

AUT, OHI

17 – 20

75% of students increased scores

53%

Small Engine Repair

AUT, OHI

16 – 21

100% of students increased scores

94%

Carpentry

ID, OHI, AUT

14 – 18

57% of students increased scores

69%

Mail Handling

AUT

15 – 20

100% of students increased scores

117%

Caregiver

AUT

15 – 20

100% of students increased scores

59%

Retailing – Adapted

MD, ID

16 – 20

63% of students increased scores

76%

Filing – Adapted

ID, AUT, MD, OHI

14 – 20

100% of students increased scores

199%

Table Service – Adapted

MD, AUT, ID, TBI

15 – 21

85% of students increased scores

53%

Canton, OH

Internet Safety – 6th – 8th Grade Reading
Level

SLD, SED, ID, AUT, OHI

16 – 19

86% of students increased scores

43%

Social Skills
– 6th – 8th Grade Reading Level

SLD, SED, ID, AUT, OHI

16 – 19

71% of students increased scores

30%

South Washington County Schools, MN

Food Service

ASD, OHD, DCD

18 – 19

57% of students increased scores

72%

Child Care

ASD, OHD, DCD

 18

60% of students increased scores

160%

St. Paul School District, MN

Living On Your Own

DCD, Autism

50% of students increased scores

18%

Positive Attitudes in Getting a Job

DCD, Autism

50% of students increased scores

11%

Problem Solving

DCD, Autism

67% of students increased scores

17%

Greenhouse – Adapted

DCD, Autism, SMI

19 – 21

77% of students increased scores

63%

Lauderdale County, AL

Cleaning Maintenance –
Adapted

OHI, AUT, MD

13 – 19

50% of students
increased scores

200%

Food Service –
Adapted

SLD, ID, OI, TBI, AUT,
OHI

16 – 21

38% of students
increased scores

30%

Using Money 3rd –
4th Grade Reading Level

ID, MD, AUT

15 – 19

100% of students
increased scores

75%

Food Service  - Adapted

ID, MD, AUT

15 – 19

67% of students
increased scores

48%

Caregiver –
Adapted

AUT, ID

14 – 20

60% of students
increased scores

250%

Friendship Basics 3rd
– 4th Grade Reading Level

AUT, ID

14 – 20

40% of students
increased scores

29%

Food Service –
Adapted

OHI, AUT, MD

14 – 19

33% of students
increased scores

166%

Caregiver – Adapted

ID, MD, AUT

15 – 19

100% of students
increased scores

67%

Friendship Basics 3rd
– 4th Grade Reading Level

ID, MD, AUT

15 – 19

100% of students
increased scores

90%

Southern MN Education Consortium

Consumer Shopping

High

11 – 17

38% of students increased scores

18%

Following Directions

High

13 – 17

63% of students increased scores

24%

Time Management

ASD, LD, DCD: Mild/Mod.

16 – 19

67% of students increased scores

44%

Jefferson County, AL

Retailing – Adapted

Life Skills

16 – 19

43% of students increased scores

22%

Child Care

Autism, ID

13 – 18

100% of students increased scores

41%

Carpentry – Adapted

MD, ID, Autism, OHI

14 – 20

100% of students increased scores

84%

Medical Patient Care

SLD

17 – 18

100% of students increased scores

80%

Animal Care Adapted

ID, ASD

15 – 16

75% of students increased scores

45%

Animal Care

ID, ASD

16 – 20

100% of students increased scores

133%

Caregiver – Adapted

ID, Autism

15 – 20

29% of students increased scores

36%

Greenhouse

ID, OHI, Autism

15 – 19

100% of students increased scores

183%

Autobody Repair – Adapted

ID

15 – 19

17% of students increased scores

33%

Mail Handling – Adapted

ID, MD, Autism

11 – 18

45% of students increased scores

65%

Filing – Adapted

ID, MD, Autism

11 – 18

44% of students increased scores

92%

Food Service – Adapted

ID, ASD, TBI

15 – 17

50% of students increased scores

122%

Table Service – Adapted

ID, ASD, TBI

15 – 17

38% of students increased scores

95%

Law Enforcement

ID, ASD

15 – 19

83% of students increased scores

130%

Construction Trades

SLD, ID, OHI

16 – 18

80% of students increased scores

319%

Carpentry – Adapted

Life Skills

16 – 19

86% of students increased scores

37%

Sewing

ID, OHI, AUT

15 – 19

100% of students increased scores

700%

Child Care – Adapted

MD, AUT, ID

16 – 19

20% of students increased scores

200%

Skin & Nail Care – Adapted

MD, AUT, ID

16 – 19

60% of students increased scores

42%

Food Service – Adapted

MD, AUT, ID

15 – 20

60% of students increased scores

70%

Small Engine Repair

High

17 – 19

100% of students increased scores

43%

Upholstery

High

16 – 18

100% of students increased scores

122%

Hair Care – Adapted

MD, ID, AUT, OHI

14 – 21

100% of students increased scores

100%

Project Discovery Additional Post Test Summary Excerpts

 

Site

Avg. Pre-Test Score

Avg. Post-Test Increase

Kershaw District, SC

24%

71%

Virginia Beach, VA

31%

75%

Mt. Pleasant ISD, TX

70%

95%

Meade County, KY

30%

80%

 

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