Progress Monitoring

Progress Monitoring

Educators monitor student performance towards goals and objectives, or create groupings for teaching and re-teaching through a variety of formative assessments. Students become more actively engaged with interactive learning, personalized experiences, and the opportunity to chart growth.

The teacher should be using short assessments to test the student frequently and evaluate the student's progress. The teacher can monitor individuals or the entire class. When progress monitoring the teacher should focus on fidelity when selecting the evidence based tools and the implementation process.

It is important to use the right assessment tools in the classroom to focus on the needs of the students. The tools should also give instant data to the teacher in order to inform the instruction of individuals and the entire class. 

Progress monitoring is a scientifically based practice used to assess your child's academic progress and evaluate the effectiveness of instruction. Progress monitoring tells the teacher what your child has learned and what still needs to be taught.

Progress monitoring can be implemented with individual students or an entire class. In progress monitoring, the teacher uses short tests to evaluate your child's progress in specific areas. The teacher may tests your child often - every week or two.

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Quizalize is an online resource that allows you to create unlimited quizzes, edit other teacher's quizzes, have unlimited classes and perform progress tracking.

This is a fantastic FREE resource that shows the results of the students in your class by viewing a spreadsheet that is generated after they have taken the asssessment. It generates a tab labeled who needs help and what they need help on


1.  Go to Quizalize and create a teacher account.

2.  Watch this short video to learn how to create or edit a quiz. 

3. Download this helpful teacher guide that shows you how to create a quiz, how to play the quiz and see the results. 

4. Check out the marketplace to download or purchase a quiz created by another teacher. Once you download a quiz into your own account, you can edit any and all the questions and then give the quiz to your students. 

5. For this part of the module, create a quiz or edit a quiz from the marketplace.

6. Give the quiz to the students in your classroom.

7. Look at the results to determine who needs additional help and what they need help on. 

8. Document the quiz you created and the results in your assessment document and share it with your instructor. Make sure that any student's identities have been deleted. 

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Addressing the ISTE Standards For Educators

1a. Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness.
1c. Stay current with research that supports improved student learning outcomes, including findings from the learning sciences.

2b. Advocate for equitable access to educational technology, digital content and learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of all students.
2c. Model for colleagues the identification, exploration, 
evaluation, curation and adoption of 
new digital resources and tools for learning.

5a. Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
5b. Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
5c. Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning.

6a. Foster a culture where students take ownership of their learning goals and outcomes in both independent and group settings.
6b. Manage the use of technology and student learning strategies in digital platforms, virtual environments, hands-on makerspaces or in the field.
6c. Create learning opportunities that challenge students to use a design process and computational thinking to innovate and solve problems.
6d. Model and nurture creativity and creative expression to communicate ideas, knowledge or connections.

7a. Provide alternative ways for students to demonstrate competency and reflect on their learning using technology.
7b. Use technology to design and implement a variety of formative and summative assessments that accommodate learner needs, provide timely feedback to students and inform instruction.
7c. Use assessment data to guide progress and communicate with students, parents and education stakeholders to build student self-direction.

​CITW 9:

1. Setting Objectives/Providing Feedback;
2. Generating & Testing Hypotheses;
3. Identifying Similarities & Differences

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