Informal Academic Diagnostic Assessment: Using Data to Guide Intensive Instruction (DBI Training Series Module 5)

Developed By: National Center on Intensive Intervention

This training module, Informal Academic Diagnostic Assessment: Using Data to Guide Intensive Instruction, includes four sections that (a) provide an overview of administering common general outcome measures for progress monitoring in reading and mathematics, (b) review graphed progress monitoring data, (c) introduce error or miscue analysis of curriculum-based measures for the purpose of identifying skill deficits in reading and mathematics, and (d) provide guidance on identifying what type of skills the intervention should target to be most effective in reading and mathematics.

The module is intended to be delivered by a trained, knowledgeable professional. It includes a PowerPoint presentation with speaker notes and handouts.  This module is part of the DBI Training Series. Click here to view the entire series.

Click the links below to access each part of the module.  While it is not essential to move through these parts in order, it is important to have an understanding of how to administer progress monitoring tools and graph progress monitoring data prior to moving through the error analysis and target skills identification sections. 

Part 1: Administering Academic Progress Monitoring Measures

Part 2: Reviewing Graphed Data

Part 3: Miscue and Skills Analysis

Part 4: Identifying Target Skills in Reading and Math