Immediately Sense Change
Quickly track changes in the social-emotional behaviors of students with regular progress assessments that determine if your students’ competency scores have progressed or regressed during the rating period. Use the DESSA and DESSA-mini to determine how your social and emotional teaching strategies have impacted your students.
The DESSA identifies changes in specific social and emotional skills, and the sensitivity of the DESSA and DESSA-mini helps you evaluate the effectiveness of SEL programs and strategies. For more detail, the DESSA can be administered to see exactly how each skill is progressing. Even if you can’t observe changes in social and emotional skills, the DESSA can give you valuable insight to inform your intervention decisions.