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NSS™

NSS™

At-a-glance

Tool name

Number Sense Screener™ (NSS™) Set, K–1, Research Edition

Use to evaluate

Counting skills, number recognition, number comparisons, nonverbal calculation, story problems, and number combinations

Age range

K–1

Completed by

NSS can be easily completed and scored by a teacher, a learning specialist, or a school psychologist

Time commitment

About 15 minutes per child, and about 5 minutes to score

Are you catching math struggles early enough?

Number sense is a key indicator of future math success—and now there’s a quick, reliable, and affordable way to screen early numerical competencies in Grades K–1 and identify students at risk for later math struggles.

Benefits

A research-based tool that requires no extra training, Number Sense Screener™ (NSS™) K–1 gives you the critical information you need to:

  • catch at-risk students early
  • predict mathematic achievement through at least third grade
  • start planning effective, targeted interventions
  • monitor progress and identify where students need more support
  • meet national and state standards, including Common Core State Standards in Kindergarten and NCTM Standards and Focal Points

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What You'll Need

NSS™

Number Sense Screener™ (NSS™) Set, K–1, Research Edition

$89.95

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Includes

User's Guide

Stimulus Book

Quick Script

Pack of 25 Record Sheets

Additional products and resources

Q&A on NSS

Q. What do the scores tell us?

A. Subarea raw scores can be used to design appropriate interventions for children who struggle in a specific area. The total raw score, together with the percentile rank, can be used for overall screening and progress monitoring.

Q. Which scores are provided?

A. 6 subarea raw scores, total raw score, total standard score, total percentile rank.

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