Using data to support instructional decision making: Designing a progress monitoring system to use with students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

ID: 51721 Type: Brief Paper
  1. Simon Hooper, Penn State University, United States
  2. Susan Rose, University of Minnesota, United States
  3. Rayne Sperling, Penn State, United States

Thursday, March 29 11:30-11:50 AM Location: Bell View on map

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Abstract: Ave: PM is a web-based progress monitoring system we designed to help teachers to monitor their children's literacy The software presents students with brief assessments and uses novel interfaces to help teachers score the assessments Scoring data are recorded in a database and presented to teachers in a visualization system to help them to determine whether individual students are making adequate progress We will present the results of two investigations First, we will report data addressing the reliability of two of the assessments included in the software Second, we will present the results of a study exploring how teachers use data to improve their instruction Teachers reviewed three case studies supported by various types of data and identified which data sets showed that a student was making progress and were most informative

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