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These are unofficial WJ III®  pages.  Although we hope they prove useful for purchasers and users of the WJ III® , the information in them has not been authenticated by the WJ III® authors, Dr. Richard Woodcock, Dr. Kevin McGrew, and Dr. Nancy Mather, nor by Riverside Publishing.  For the Riverside Publishing Company WJ III®  web pages, use this link.        © 2000 Riverside Publishing Company

Changes in scores when using Compuscore 2.0 versus 3.0

Table of WJ III®  score ranges:  This link (press here) will download a Word Document that examines the range of scores available for tests, clusters, etc. on the WJ III®

Changes between WJIII Compuscore Version 1.1b and Version 2.0

WJ-III Tests of Achievement Excel Interpretation Template - Free, downloadable Excel template that aids in the interpretation of the test. This template can be used to make inter-domain, intra-domain, and supplemental comparisons & to generate various graphs. the template was created by J. Barry Hewett Any comments or questions should be addressed to Barry.

Calculating Discrepancies between the WJ III® GIA/Std score and selected WJ III® Tests of Cognitive Abilities Clusters WJ III®  This stand-alone template is based on the information provided by Riverside Publishing through their WJ III® Assessment Service Bulletin Number 6

More answers than meets the eye? Clarification on some of the WJ III® items

WJ III® Lower Limits Information about the use of the WJ III® at some of the lower limits of the test

WJ III®  Computer Template  Free, downloadable WJ III®  Excel© Template to further aid in the interpretation of the test. 

WJ III® Understanding Directions Psycholinguistic Analysis  Pat Tomlan's free, downloadable WJ III®  Excel© Template to further aid in the interpretation of the test. 

WJ III® / WISC-II Discrepancies Sometimes the WISC-III is given as the cognitive assessment followed by the WJ III for the achievement assessment.  To determine the discrepancy between the scores, Riverside has provided, in Assessment Bulletin #4, a very useful table for doing the calculations.  This template does it for you.

WJ III® Odd Scores Explained Sometimes a test will give what appears to be strange results.  The test may be inaccurate or our understanding of the scores themselves may be faulty.  here is an example of what seemed like strange scores, but with correct explanation, the mystery is cleared up.

http://www.riverpub.com/products/clinical/wj3/update_letter.html

WJ III® Report Writer Suggestions Read these suggestions after visiting the site above

READING FLUENCY CLARIFICATION:  Information once posted at the Riverside WJ III® web site.  Please read carefully about the "change" in rules.

Estimates of the Percentage of Population Obtaining Given Discrepancies Between Various WJ III® Tests and Clusters

A Difference That Eluded Someone on the WJ III® Achievement Test?? A small correction needed on an achievement piece

A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum!! A funny(??) things about the computer program (Version 1.1b)?

Cognitive Abilities: Implications for Achievement Our thanks to Dr. Ron McGhee for providing us with these pages. 

Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Cognitive Abilities (WJ III®) Unofficial descriptions of the test.

Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Achievement (WJ III®) Unofficial descriptions of the test.

WJ III® Questions and Answers A link to the Riverside Q & A page.

Changes in WJ Tests Comments and descriptions about certain changes made from the WJ-R® to the WJ III® .

Age Equivalent Changes from WJ-R to WJ III®  Cognitive 

Some Item Changes from WJ-R to WJ III® Cognitive 

Age Equivalent Changes from WJ-R to WJ III®  Achievement 

Some Item Changes from WJ-R to WJ III™  Achievement 

Some Interesting Reading and Spelling Measures and Comparisons from the WJ III® Non-empirically based subtest grouping that might be found useful.

WJ III®  Humor
    New Tests:                  Butterfly Ballot Test     New Processing Speed Test
    Replacement parts:    Rubber Band
 

Other sources of information:

  • www.IAPsych.com  Institute for Applied Psychometrics Web Site, Kevin S. McGrew, Director, includes myriad references, tools, and PowerPoint presentations on the WJ III® and other psychometric topics.  You can also sign up there for the Cattell-Horn-Carroll (CHC) mailing list and listserv. Among the wonderful links are:

    Intelligence and Achievement: Lessons from Forrest Gump Regarding Appropriate Expectations for Students with Cognitive Disabilities

    Classification, Diagnosis and Eligibility of Individuals with Mental Retardation: An evaluation of the WJ III Cognitive Battery in the Context of a National Academy of Science (NAS) Panel Report

    Interpretation of the WJ III Delayed Recall Scores Made Simple (includes animation)

    Understanding the WJ III RPI Scores and Their Relation to Standard Scores

    Advanced Interpretation of the WJ III Achievement Battery:  Hypothesized Data-Based Patterns/Profiles & Cognitive Indicators

     

  • Woodcock-Johnson III Newsletter: A Riverside Bulletin for Professionals.  Publisher: Frederick A. Schrank.  Supervising Editor: Jan M. Mauer.  Itasca, IL: Riverside Publishing. 
  • Flanagan, D. P. (2001). Assessment Service Bulletin Number 1: Comparative features of major intelligence batteries: Content, administration, technical features, interpretation, and theory. Itasca, IL: Riverside Publishing.
  • Mather, N., & Jaffe, L. (2001). Woodcock-Johnson III: Recommendations and reports. New York: Wiley.
  • Mather, N., & Schrank, F. A. (2001). Use of the WJ III discrepancy procedures for learning disabilities identification and diagnosis (Woodcock-Johnson® III Assessment Service Bulletin No. 3). Itasca, IL: Riverside.
  • McGrew, K. S., & Woodcock, R. W. (2001). Technical manual. Woodcock-Johnson III. Itasca, IL: Riverside Publishing.
  • Schrank, F. A., & Flanagan, D. P. (In preparation). WJ III clinical use and interpretation: Scientist-practitioner perspectives. New York: Academic Press.
  • Schrank, F. A., Flanagan, D. P., Woodcock, R. W., & Mascolo, J. T. (2001). Essentials of WJ III  cognitive abilities assessment. New York: Wiley.
  • Schrank, F. A., McGrew, K. S., & Woodcock, R. W. (2001). Assessment Service Bulletin Number 2: WJ III  technical abstract. Itasca, IL: Riverside Publishing.
  • Schrank, F. A., & Woodcock, R. W. (2001). WJ III  Compuscore and Profiles program [computer software]. Woodcock-Johnson III. Itasca, IL: Riverside Publishing.
  • Wendling, B. J., & Mather, N. (2001). Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Cognitive Abilities Examiner training workbook. Itasca, IL: Riverside Publishing.
  • Wendling, B. J., & Mather, N. (2001). Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Achievement Examiner training workbook. Itasca, IL: Riverside Publishing.
  • Wendling, B. J., Mather, N., & Woodcock, R. W. (2001). Essentials of WJ III  tests of achievement assessment. New York: Wiley.
  • Woodcock, R. W., McGrew, K. S., & Mather, N. (2001). Examiner's manual. Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Achievement. Itasca, IL: Riverside Publishing.
  • Woodcock, R. W., McGrew, K. S., & Mather, N. (2001). Examiner's manual. Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Cognitive Ability. Itasca, IL: Riverside Publishing.
  • Woodcock, R. W., McGrew, K. S., & Mather, N. (2001). Woodcock-Johnson III. Itasca, IL: Riverside Publishing.
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