Kindergarten Diagnostic Instrument, Second Edition, Normative Update (KDI-2 NU)

The Kindergarten Diagnostic Instrument (KDI-2 NU) is a comprehensive and time efficient screening instrument designed to assess developmental readiness skills. The KDI-2 NU was normed on 2,800 subjects.

Author: Daniel C. Miller, Ph.D.
Age Range: 4 – 6 years
Administration Time: 35 minutes
Publication Date: 2020
Published By: Schoolhouse Educational Services
Qualification Level B

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Developmental Readiness Skills Assessed by the KDI-2

  • Body Awareness – visual-motor skills and knowledge of body parts
  • Concept Mastery – knowledge of basic kindergarten concepts
  • Form/Letter Identification – knowledge of shape names & letter identification skills
  • General Information – ability to recall basic information from memory
  • Gross Motor – large muscle coordination
  • Memory for Sentences – short-term auditory memory
  • Number Skills – knowledge of basic math skills
  • Phonemic Awareness – phonemic awareness skills
  • Verbal Associations – language-based reasoning skills
  • Visual Discrimination – visual discrimination skills
  • Visual Memory – visual memory skills
  • Visual-Motor Integration – eye-hand coordination, drawing ability, & visual-spatial skills
  • Vocabulary – knowledge of word meanings

A Complete KDI-2 NU Test Kit includes the following materials:

  • Canvas Carrying Case
  • KDI-2 NU Professional Manual
  • Concept Mastery/Number Skills Stimulus Booklet (Easel)
  • Visual Discrimination/Visual Memory Stimulus Booklet (Easel)
  • Form/Letter Identification/Visual-Motor Integration Stimulus Booklet (Easel)
  • Visual-Motor Integration Scoring Template
  • Thirteen 1 Inch Wooden Blocks
  • 1 package of 25 KDI-2 NU Student Record Forms (Test Booklets).

My Kindergarten Fun Book, 2nd Edition

My Kindergarten Fun Book-2 is a take-home book for parents and children that contains learning games and activities designed to help children develop kindergarten readiness skills. After a KDI-2 assessment is completed, My Kindergarten Fun Book-2 can be used in a prescriptive fashion to encourage practice in the skills needing improvement.

Spanish Version of the Kindergarten Fun Book is now available!

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