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Advanced Progress Monitoring with Aimsweb 2009 Alaska Winter Education Conference Scott Linner 651-366-2731 [email protected] If you have any questions feel, free to contact me. Where are we in Alaska with progress monitoring?

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Where are we in alaska with progress monitoring

Advanced Progress Monitoring with Aimsweb2009 Alaska Winter Education ConferenceScott [email protected] you have any questions feel, free to contact me


Where are we in alaska with progress monitoring

Where are we in Alaska with progress monitoring?

All districts were surveyed in Alaska with principals (60 %) primary respondents

222 survey responses received

63.7% of respondents indicated “familiar” or “very familiar” with term RTI

73% said that they “use assessments to monitor progress”.

Of the 115 that were implementing RTI substantially in…

Survey done by Margaret Mackinnon and Jennifer Knutson. The survey was presented at the Alaska Principals Conference in fall of 2008


Where are we in alaska with progress monitoring

Alaska training needs….

The respondents rated the “Identifying screening and progress monitoring” as the third highest need… after “Academic interventions” and “Identify funding source and further guidance.”

Significant training needs remain RTI

(Does not include Progress Monitoring)

--15 percent of the staff has had no training on RTI

--42 percent of the respondents said that 1 to 24 percent of their staff has had training.

In summary, over half of the staff (57 percent) have had no training on RTI…which does not include RTI.


Problems with progress monitoring

Problems with Progress Monitoring

  • Lack of data points

  • No intervention lines & lack of documentation of intervention (s)

  • Difficulty with survey level assessment and correct goals


Where are we in alaska with progress monitoring

Use your “brain”…what might have been the problem?


Where are we in alaska with progress monitoring

Progress Monitoring is conducted frequently and is designed to:--Estimate rates of student improvement--Identify students who are not demonstrating adequate progress--Compare the efficiency of different forms of instruction and design more effective individualized instructional programs for learners who need extra help in mastering the curriculumFrom: Using Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) for Student Progress Monitoring : Presented by Dr. Rebecca Holland-Coviello – www.studentprogress.org


Where are we in alaska with progress monitoring

  • Lack of data points and

  • (Lack of intervention lines)

A first graders progress monitoring graph


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How do we get more data points?

--Have one person assigned in building and/or paraprofessional gather the PM’ing

--Develop district wide assessment calendar

--Explicitly state the expectation for progress monitoring at the school or district level.

--Data Team/administrator review graphs at least monthly.


Where are we in alaska with progress monitoring

State expectations on PM

Universal Screening:

3 X Year

Tier II:

2 X Month or greater

Tier III:

“At least on a weekly

basis”

Draft 12/23/2008


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  • No intervention lines and lack of documentation of intervention


Where are we in alaska with progress monitoring

2. Lack of intervention lines or documentation


Where are we in alaska with progress monitoring

Recommended in

RTI draft

Data Decision Guidelines

Is the student has 4 consecutive data points below the aimline (assuming you are PM’ing on grade level material), ASK THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS (and continue to progress monitor)

--Is the intervention being done with fidelity

--Is the student in the right level of materials

--Has the student been in school? Are they getting enough minutes

of intervention per week?

Should the intervention be “tweaked”? Changed? Is there a better

Intervention to “match” the student needs?

Staff should work together to discuss the data, the student, and what intervention changes would have a better chance of success.

Minnesota Reading Corp Training Manual


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Data Decision Guidelines, Cont’d

If the student has some data points above and some below the aimline

(doing the “aimline hug”) keep doing what you are doing?


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If the student has 4 consecutive data points above the aimline, consider exiting or lessoning the intervention

--Note the exit with a chart label

--Continued progress monitoring


We need the intervention labels and descriptions to tell the story

We need the intervention labels and descriptions to “tell the story”

How do we know what is working for this student?

How do we know what has already been tried and possibly didn’t work?


Initial program labels and the intervention description

Initial Program Labels and the intervention description

  • Be SURE to include a “Chart Label” and Description of the intervention on your charts! This is CRITICAL!

  • Every time something changes in the student’s intervention (e.g., you change the intervention, the student exits the program) you will add a new label and description

  • Some students start the year off with an intervention – This needs to be documented

  • Practical hint: For grades 4+, put results of the SBA with Initial Program label.


Describing an intervention recipe

Describing an intervention ‘recipe’

Chart Label is the name of the intervention and if it’s Tier II or III.

Description information to include:

1. The full name of the intervention, e.g.,Repeated Reading

2. What the student and adult will do in the intervention

3. Who will do the intervention with the student, member, community volunteer

4. How often the intervention will be conducted, per week, size of the group

5. How much time will be spent in each intervention session


3 difficulty with correct goals and survey level assessment

3. Difficulty with correct goals and survey level assessment


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3. Difficulty with correct goal

Please do not progress monitoring above students grade level.

Reading enrichment should not revolve around fluency, but

comprehension and vocabulary


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  • Difficulty with Survey Level Assessment

    • With upper grade student, progress monitoring on too easy of probe.

    • Progress Monitoring students with significant academic delays with their grade level material (less of a problem).


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The goal is to progress monitor a

student at their grade level

A fifth grade being progress monitored in second grade probes


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Where do you enter the survey level information data

Click on button to get graph


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When do you need to survey at a lower level?

6th grade minimum

110 wpm

5th grade

87 wpm

4th grade

82 wpm

3rd grade

56 wpm

2nd grade

29 wpm

1st grade

12 wpm


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A common problem with survey level assessment is with upper grade students.

9th grader was progress monitored in fall on 4th grade passage with

112, rather than trying the 5th grade passage.

Our goal is to progress monitor on the student’s grade level.

Conducting a Survey Level Assessment


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When moving up a grade level probe, you must have an

Intervention line due to change of measurement.


Where are we in alaska with progress monitoring

  • You have two Goal Choices:

  • Use Aimsweb Norms, which is the 50th percentile on aggregate norms.

  • Research in Alaska has shown that if you are above these targets,

  • your students have over a 90 percent probability on being proficient

  • on the Reading SBA.

  • Develop your own local targets, based on probability of proficiency

  • on your district SBA.

  • Are any of you using local cut scores?


Relationship between hsgqe and 10 th grade orf 8 th grade probes in a bush district

Relationship between HSGQE and 10th grade ORF (8th grade probes) in a bush district

HSGQE

Proficiency 287

Correlation .73

Goal 157

Oral Reading Fluency


Alaska 3 rd grade sba and orf

Alaska 3rd grade SBA and ORF

300=proficiency

SBA

Reading

Score


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How to read a Goal Statement

4.91

1.47.


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What is an appropriate growth rate?

Rate of Improvement Use researched ROI** or Aimsweb Norms

Aimsweb

Norms

50th percentile

Realistic Ambitious

** From the download sections: Progress Monitoring Strategies for Writing Individualized Goals in General Curriculum and More Frequent Formative Evaluation


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Determine what your class or school grade growth rate.

The average growth

rate for a first grader at this School is 2.2 words a week.


Where are we in alaska with progress monitoring

When setting goals, the student must more than the expected typical student

Rate of Improvement if the student is to catch up.

Generally, multiply the average Rate of Improvement by a value between

1.5 and 2.

If average student is improving at 2.2 words a week, a student to catch

up needs to improve be at least 3.3 words per week.

Fuchs, Fuchs, Hamlett, Waltz and Germann (1993) or Hasp and Hosp 2003


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In the majority of cases, one will use the same goal with all students (i.e.

3rd grader with a spring goal of 110 wpm.

If a student has a severe reading deficit and the Rate of

Improvement is to steep, the goal needs to be individualized

3.35 to steep

1.58


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1.82 -2.09 .27 2.39


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Looking at the graphs

Thinking is required for progress monitoring!!

We need to look at each PM graph as

a Team…Grade Level or RTI monthly.

“Isolation is the enemy of improvement”


Where are we in alaska with progress monitoring

Read the

manual


On line training

On-line training

National Center on Student Progress Monitoring

www.studentprogress.org for webinars

--The ABCs of Progress Monitoring in Reading

--Data Utilization within a CBM Screening and Progress Monitoring System

--Monitoring Student Progress in the Classroom to Enhance Teacher Planning and -

Student Learning

--Progress Monitoring in Mathematics

--Using CBM for AYP and other Data Reporting

--Using CBM to Progress Monitor English Language Learners

--Using Student Progress Monitoring in a Response to Intervention Model


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