Individual Growth and Development Indicators (IGDIs) are screening tools for monitoring school-readiness goals within a Response to Intervention Framework
More than one-third of America’s young children enter kindergarten lacking the skills crucial to school success. This means that every year, over 1.3 million children enter kindergarten behind on Day 1 in literacy and numeracy development. Meanwhile, research shows that these early years of education can be directly linked to odds of long-term success.
The IGDIs early childhood assessments are specifically designed to help address this issue by giving preschool educators the decision-making tools they need in order to monitor growth throughout a child’s early years. For over a decade, IGDIs early childhood assessments have enabled early childhood and pre-k instructors to identify children at-risk of developmental delays early and monitor development gains often to help children become school-ready.
As of today, IGDIs early childhood assessments have been used by: