Algebra Screening and Progress Monitoring

Report
Algebra Screening
and Progress
Monitoring
Anne Foegen, Ph.D.
Iowa State University
Barbara Dougherty, Ph.D.
University of Missouri
U. S. Department of Education,
Institute of Education Sciences
Overview
 What
is ASPM?
 Algebra progress monitoring overview
 Commitments from participating teachers
 Benefits of participation
 Research activities
Q&A
What is APSM?
ASPM Basics
 Funded
by the Institute for Education
Sciences, US Department of Education
 $1.5M over four years
 Extend previous research on algebra
progress monitoring
 Designed for 3 sites
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Mississippi (Desoto County)
Missouri (Independence)
Iowa (Sioux City)
ASPM Goals and Activities
 Develop
and refine 6 types of algebra
progress monitoring measures
 Procedural (3 existing measures, refined)
 Conceptual (2 exist, 1 in development)
 Extend existing research
 Research activities
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Measure development (Years 1, 2)
Static measurement (screening, Years 1, 2))
Progress monitoring (Years 3, 4)
Algebra
Progress
Monitoring
Algebra Progress Monitoring
 Key
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
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
features
Brief, frequent assessment using measures of
constant difficulty
Assessment content represents long term
outcomes
Graphed data used to monitor student
growth
Complements existing assessment strategies
Sample Measures
 Procedural
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Algebra Basic Skills
Algebra Foundations
Algebra Content Analysis
 Conceptual


Concept of a Variable
Proportional Reasoning
Sample Progress Graph
Commitments
for Participation
Participating in ASPM
 Professional
development for teachers
 Teacher data collection
 Student data collection
Teacher Professional
Development
 Learning
about algebra progress
monitoring (administration, interpretation,
scoring)
 Instruction for data collection activities
 Feedback on measures, face validity of
data, other “consumer” input
 Years 1 and 2: 3 meetings/year
Teacher Data Collection
 Demographic
information
 Ratings of student proficiency
 Interviews/focus groups to provide
feedback on procedures, measure
content and administration, face validity
and format for sharing data with teachers
Student Data Collection
 Year
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1: Static Studies of Procedural Measures
3 types of measures
2 forms of each at 3 points (early class 1 and 2,
end of class)
Initial instruction and practice assessments
 Year
2: Static Studies of Conceptual and
Revised Procedural Measures
 Year 3: Progress Monitoring
Benefits of
ASPM
Participation
Benefits of Participation
 Professional
development for teachers
 Access to algebra progress monitoring
measures and materials
 Access to online PD materials in future
 Teacher stipends: $75 per participating
class, $75 per project meeting
 All project costs (duplication, mailing)
paid by ISU
ASPM Research
Activities
Sample of Year 1 Data:
Summary Data
Summary of Student Performance Rounds 1 and 2
Desoto County - Fall 2011
Round 1
ABS 2
ABS 3
ABS Avg.
Desoto County
TransAlg
(N) Algebra 1
10.1
91
18.7
9.8
92
15.7
9.9
92
17.2
(N)
91
91
91
Lewisburg
(N) Algebra 1
0
20.4
13.5
15
11.1
13.5
15
17.3
TransAlg
21.1
(N)
42
21
63
AF 2
AF 3
AF Avg.
11.0
13.3
12.0
95
91
95
18.9
21.0
20.0
101
100
102
18.0
18.0
0
16
16
21.1
42
0
42
ACA 2
ACA 3
ACA Avg.
14.3
11.7
13.0
92
83
93
30.7
28.3
29.2
90
104
104
24.7
24.7
0
15
15
28.3
19.0
25.0
38
21
42
Round 2
ABS 2
ABS 3
ABS Avg.
12.4
11.1
11.8
81
83
85
20.9
18.4
19.7
97
97
97
17.1
15.7
16.4
15
15
15
19.0
17.0
17.7
65
62
70
AF 2
AF 3
AF Avg.
13.0
13.5
13.2
85
86
86
22.0
23.1
22.5
102
101
102
22.6
22.5
22.3
15
15
16
25.1
24.4
24.3
65
61
69
ACA 2
ACA 3
ACA Avg.
16.3
12.0
14.2
90
90
91
29.2
27.6
28.3
101
104
104
31.1
26.0
28.6
15
16
16
28.0
26.0
26.8
63
67
70
Sample of Year 1 Data:
Class Data
Smith Period 2 - Algebra 1
Last name
First name
ABS 2 ABS 3
29
24
16
11
7
8
28
32
* Two AF3 scores
19
6
16
19
12
6
14
20
20
19
32
7
23
4
ABS
AF 2
26.5
13.5 12
7.5
9
30 27
18
15.5 19
6
9
15
19.5 18
16
19.5 28
22
20
27.5 18
5.5 12
8
6
7
16
Round 1
AF 3
AF
ACA 2 ACA 3
30/38*
34
44
33
18
15
32
31
15
12
21
27
33
30
44
37
26
22
31
32
21
20
22
13
13
11
30
23
22
27
20
19
39
34
18
17
30
14
29
28.5
19
27
17
19.5
29
34
20
33
32
32
25
44
46
18
15
19
20
21
18.5
26
27
ACA
ABS 2 ABS 3
38.5
36
37
31.5
19
18
24
9
6
40.5
29
32
31.5
16
18
17.5
18
14
26.5
8
6
24.5
15
22
36.5
30
30
22
8
9
23
40
27
31.5
19
11
32.5
23
19
45
32
39
19.5
5
5
26.5
13
14
Round 2
ABS
AF 2 AF 3
AF
ACA 2 ACA 3
36.5 33 41
37
42
40
18.5 21 25
23
30
27
7.5 11 14
12.5
17
20
30.5 32 32
32
42
38
17 28 30
29
22
32
16 24 28
26
31
24
7 14 11
12.5
25
27
18.5 16 19
17.5
30 25 29
27
34
34
8.5 22 21
21.5
20
24
33.5 34 31
32.5
16
31
15 19 25
22
29
30
21 15 24
19.5
19
32
35.5 37 28
32.5
48
46
5 13 14
13.5
17
5
13.5
16
31
23.5
4
6
ACA
41
28.5
18.5
40
27
27.5
26
34
22
23.5
29.5
25.5
47
11
5
Questions
and Answers
THANK YOU for your time
today!
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