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Monitoring
Made Easy

An intuitive interface and research-based practices streamline the collection, analysis and sharing of learner data.

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Straightforward
Screening

Efficiently screen your learners using your criteria. Analyze the results and quickly identify learners in need of intervention.

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Easily chart &
Measure Progress

Define an intervention, set goals, collect data, and chart progress toward goals.

Usable

Users are guided through the PM process with the system’s intuitive user-interface.

Flexible

Enter screening and progress-monitoring data on any academic or behavior area for a student at any level.

Accessible

Access data from anywhere on any internet connected device or computer.

shareable

Email easy to understand reports to another educator, a parent, or the child themselves.

Monitor Your Students' Progress Anytime, Anywhere, and on Any Skill.

Progress Monitoring Focus is a new web-based application that allows the user to track student progress on any academic or behavior skill as defined by the user. A student’s response to instruction and/or intervention can be measured over time to aid the teacher and others on the educational team in making data-based decisions. The application is easy to use and lends itself to quick and easy interpretation of data.

PMfocus Features

  • Access your data anywhere
  • Optimized for tablet computers
  • Intuitive, easy to use interface
  • Research-based design
  • Monitor progress toward any type of goal
  • Create custom benchmarks
  • Preloaded with more than 400 standard benchmarks
  • Research-Based Design

    Research on the impact of the visual display of student performance data on student outcomes is abundant. Students who graph their own data, or participate in “self-graphing”, demonstrate improved performance in academic (Digangi, et al., 1991) and behavioral (Bloom et al., 1992) areas. This has been replicated for students with disabilities (Digangi, et al, 2002, Fuchs & Fuchs, 1986). Teachers graphing data has also been demonstrated to have a positive impact on students. As Fuchs & Fuchs point out, “when student data are charted rather than simply recorded, achievement improves approximately .50 of a standard deviation. The importance of graphing has been identified as equally important in other areas of Applied Behavior Analysis (Tawney & Gast, 1984). Graphing “provides a detailed numerical summary and visual description of performance, and facilitates communication of program results” (Fuchs & Fuchs, 1986). The conclusion is clear: graphing data has a positive impact on student outcomes.

 

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