Featuring real-world examples and instructional strategies for Grades 6–12, this research-based book provides the guidance secondary administrators need to implement RTI and improve student outcomes.
Chapter 7: Progress Monitoring
Definition: What is Progress Monitoring?
Progress monitoring is the routine assessment of student performance to determine whether the student is responding adequately to the instructional program. In an RTI framework, progress monitoring is conducted at all tiers of instruction. Progress monitoring provides information at the individual student level, the classroom level, and the school level. Based on the data provided by progress-monitoring measures, teachers can determine the efficacy of the overall program and determine individual student response to the instruction or intervention (Fuchs & Fuchs, 2006). Progress monitoring offers many benefits to teachers and their students. A recent review of research indicates that when implemented correctly, progress monitoring provides the following:
- Documentation of student progress for accountability purposes.
- Better informed instructional and intervention ...