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  • Developments in Curriculum-Based Measurement
    Curriculum-based measurement (CBM) is an approach for assessing the growth of students in basic skills that originated uniquely in special education. A substantial research literature has developed to demonstrate that CBM can be used effectively to gather student performance data to support a wide range of educational decisions...
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  • Development of the Standard Reading Passages
    There are many reading tests currently available to educators, although, very few of these tests measure growth - particularly growth in reading fluency...1. Experts in the field of reading, however, long have emphasized the significance of fluency...
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  • Progress Monitoring
    The purpose of this module is to provide participants with an introduction to procedures for monitoring student reading progress in the classroom based on Curriculum Based Measurement (CBM), and the steps required to implement a system for screening and monitoring students in the area of reading and summary of research on the effectiveness of these procedures. Throughout this module the focus is on students who are not making satisfactory progress and are at risk of failing to develop basic reading skills...
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Links

Research Institute on Progress Monitoring
Began with a mission "to develop a system of progress monitoring to evaluate effects of individualized instruction on access to and progress within the general education curriculum."
National Center on Student Progress Monitoring
An organization "dedicated to the implementation of scientifically-based student progress monitoring."
National Center on Response to Intervention
"The Center's mission is to provide technical assistance to states and districts and building the capacity of states to assist districts in implementing proven models for RTI/EIS."
National Center on Intensive Intervention
"Our mission is to build district and school capacity to support implementation of data-based individualization in reading, mathematics, and behavior for students who require intensive interventions."
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