Diagnose each student’s reading skills in minutes

MindPlay Universal Screener™ is a fully computerized, comprehensive diagnostic reading assessment program. It automatically tests and diagnoses basic reading skills and weaknesses for a single student, a classroom, the entire school or a school district population.

In just five to 30 minutes, MindPlay Universal Screener (formerly known as RAPS360®) pinpoints strengths and weaknesses in each student’s reading skills, then creates an electronic individualized learning plan.

MindPlay Universal Screener is available as part of MindPlay’s Virtual Reading Coach program or as a separate teaching tool.

There are many optional features, including frequency of monitoring student progress through automatic testing.

MindPlay’s Universal Screener was developed to meet Response to Intervention (RTI) program requirements. It also:

  • provides a digital diagnostician for every student.
  • offers a series of diagnostic tests for students reading below grade level including vocabulary, eye-tracking and encoding.
  • establishes a baseline for each skill area and measures student progress.
  • identifies students with similar needs to assist in allocating educational resources.
  • develops individual student curriculum for improvement.
  • adapts test complexity based on student responses.
  • offers different paths based on student grade level.
  • empowers teachers to create individual learning plans for every student.
  • allows teachers to customize features, such as testing frequency.

Universal Screener reports include:

  • comprehensive graphic and tabular reporting
  • baseline and progress reporting
  • comprehensive graphic and tabular reporting
  • District, school and class reports
  • Student reports measure comprehension grade level, fluency (words per minute), phonics, phonemic awareness, vocabulary grade level and visual tracking

Who benefits from using MindPlay Universal Screener?

  • Schools that want to target reading practice to improve test scores
  • Educators who want to automatically develop individualized learning plans
  • Schools that want to measure progress against benchmark to achieve student success
  • Schools that want to group students for appropriate Tier 1, 2, or 3 interventions