What is Progress Monitoring?
While student progress monitoring sounds fairly self-explanatory, it has a distinct meaning when used in an RTI model. Student progress monitoring is a repeated measurement of performance, using equated probes, to inform instruction of individual students in general and special education, especially in grades K-8.
The purpose of progress monitoring is to measure the overall effectiveness of any intervention. Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) Probes are used for identified students and can serve as documentation as part of the tiered intervention process or for referral for special education testing. These probes have multiple forms equated for the same skills at the same level of difficulty. They truly measure progress and show retention of gains with successive test administrations.
The progress monitoring reports track results for every test instance during the intervention period and include targeted Rate of Improvement goals and a trend line to establish the student's current Rate of Improvement. As students complete their weekly CBMs, their progress monitoring results automatically inform their learning paths. This means the progress monitoring data and the intervention units automatically assigned are very tightly coupled, exactly where the student is ready to learn.
Getting Started with Progress Monitoring
Prior to diving into Progress Monitoring, take our free, self-paced, online Smartguide course, Effective and Efficient Progress Monitoring. Classworks online Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) probes help you identify what is or isn't working with a ...
Using Progress Monitoring with NWEA Status Norms
Now that you have your NWEA test data, you can use student RIT scores to identify what level you will want to Progress Monitor your students in Classworks using Curriculum Sampling. Reading and Language Usage The Grade Level RIT ranges for Reading ...
Classworks Progress Monitoring and Specific Learning Disabilities
Progress Monitoring is a key component of Classworks that provides ongoing snapshots of student progress on specific areas of concern. The importance of Progress Monitoring increases when implemented in an RtI or tiered intervention model. Progress ...
What do Suggested Tiers on the Progress Monitoring page mean?
If a student has completed the Classworks Universal Screener, Classworks will automatically identify the student's suggested tier for Progress Monitoring: Urgent Intervention (below 10 percentile ranking) Intervention (below 25 percentile ranking) On ...
How do I stop a Progress Monitoring session for my student?
To turn off Progress Monitoring Probes for a student: 1. Navigate to the Progress Monitoring page and use the filters to find the student you would like to view. 2. Using the toggle on the left-hand side, select the subject you want the student to ...