Who are the Friends of ESGI?
The Friends of ESGI are educators who have used and promoted ESGI. They are all considered experts in their field. They have written tests that are available in your account!
Adam has created 24 tests for the IL KIDS assessment.
Please visit Adam's YouTube page!
Here is a list of Adam's Tests.
Alive Studios provides 34 Supplemental Reading and Math tests for PK-3. They are the world's first company to develop an augmented reality curriculum for early education.
Please visit Alive Studios!
Here is a list of Alive Studios' Tests.
Chris has shared the complete series of 57 assessments that belong to the KAP (Kindergarten Assessment of Progress), which is a state-approved DPAS II Internal Measure assessment, along with the state approved DPAS II sections of the DELS Survey for Language Arts and the DELS Survey for Math. All assessments also align to the Common Core State Standards.
Here is a list of Chris Barrett's Tests.
Crystal Radke has created 57 custom ELA and Math tests, especially for Texas kindergarten teachers. All tests are aligned to the TEKS and designed to make your life much easier. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) are the state’s curriculum standards.
Please visit Kreative in Kinder!
Here is a list of Crystal's Tests.
25 CCSS Kindergarten tests by Deedee Wills provide an easy and efficient way to track and report student progress, create small groups and develop effective intervention strategies using real-time item analyses. She also has created 89 Guiding Readers and Guiding Math tests for her curriculum.
Please visit Deedee's blog!
Here is a list of Deedee's Tests.
Deanna has created 11 Phonological Awareness tests for Kindergarten and First Grade.
Please visit Deanna's blog!
Here is a list of Deanna's Tests.
Donna has created 93 assessments for the K-4 Reading Continuum series she created which allows teachers to quickly diagnose reading steps that determine a student's skill level and their specific needs required to move forward in literacy.
Please visit The Smartie Zone!
Here is a list of Donna's Tests.
Dr Jean Feldman and Carolyn Kisloski
Dr Jean and Carolyn have created 47 assessments for their Happies series.
Please visit Happies 4 Teachers!
Here is a list of Dr Jean and Carolyn's Tests.
Greg has created 58 assessments for ESGI. A 'Smorgasbord' of ELA, math, and science tests for kindergarten teachers.
Please visit The Kindergarten Smorgasbord!
Here is a list of Greg's Tests.
Heidi Butkus created 58 phonics assessments directly tied to her world-renowned HeidiSongs instructional resources.
Please visit Heidi Songs' page!
Here is a list of Heidi Songs' Tests.
Jayne Gammons made 68 tests, a test for every Georgia Common Core Performance Standard for Kindergarten! The GKIDS tests are all included in this amazing library of assessments.
Please visit Jayne's blog!
Here is a list of Jayne's Tests.
Jennifer Kadar created 34 Basic Skills tests for Kindergarten, all available in ESGI Test Explorer.
You can read more about Jennifer by visiting her Simply Kinder blog.
Here is a list of Jennifer's Tests.
Kathy Crane has shared 85 CCSS-aligned tests, including 28 for Preschool and 48 for Kindergarten. She has also included 9 Kindergarten Pre-Screener Tests.
Please visit Kindergarten Kiosk!
Here is a list of Kathy's Tests.
Kim created 7 ESGI assessments to accompany her popular series DI: Easy as Pie, Small Group Math Activities. These assessments ensure effective instruction through appropriate grouping.
Please visit KinderGals!
Here is a list of Kim's Tests.
Kishmorr Productions, LLC has published 9 ESGI tests in Spanish, which are aligned with their online program called Lee Con Ángel. It is a supplementary Spanish reading program which gives students the opportunity to develop reading skills at their own pace.
Please visit Kishmorr Productions!
Here is a list of Kishmorr's Tests.
Marsha McGuire has created 11 sight words tests based on the Dolch list using different sports balls to aid in Differentiated Instruction.
Please visit Differentiated Kindergarten!
Here is a list of Marsha's Tests.
Mary Amoson created 42 assessments to accompany her Sight Word Stations resource available for preschool through third grade.
Please visit Sharing Kindergarten!
Here is a list of Mary's Tests.
Palma Lindsay has shared the complete series of her 26 custom Transitional Kindergarten tests! These tests are created with consideration to both the pre-school foundational standards and the kindergarten CCSS.
Please visit Palma's blog!
Here is a list of Palma's Tests.
Trisha is a 2nd Grade teacher in Illinois and uses ESGI to assess and differentiate for her students in order to work more closely on their individual needs! She created the entire 2nd-grade CCSS assessment series -- a total of 82 tests!
Please visit the Adam & Trish Teach blog!
Here is a list of Trisha's Tests.
Vanessa shares her 52 custom Preschool and Pre-K assessments based on her many years of experience as a Pre-Kindergarten teacher in the public school system. These assessment tools are perfect for testing the basic skills that are the foundation of all early childhood programs.
Please visit Pre-K Pages!
Here is a list of Vanessa Levins' Tests.