How Progress Monitoring Assists Decision Making in a Response-to-Instruction Framework

National Center on Student Progress Monitoring

Progress monitoring requires frequent data collection (i.e., weekly) with technically adequate measures, interpretation of the data at regular intervals,and changes to instruction based on the interpretation of child progress. The two cases presented in this report illustrate how progress monitoring data could be used to make reasonable decisions about children’s responsiveness to instruction.

This resource is a part of the Tool Kit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities – Parent Materials (2004, Archived).