Comparing computer adaptive and curriculum-based measurement methods for monitoring mathematics

multiple schools, NA (city), Pennsylvania (PA)


This study compared a computer adaptive assessment (Star Math) and a curriculum based measurement (AIMSweb) for progress monitoring in math. Star Math was found to be a significant positive relation to the outcome measure Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) across all three grades (3rd, 4th, and 5th grade). Results suggest that Star Math is sensitive to students' mathematics growth and support the use of Star Math as a progress monitoring tool for mathematics.

Citation: Shapiro, E. S., Dennis, M. S., & Fu, Q. (2015). Comparing computer adaptive and curriculum-based measures of math in progress monitoring. School Psychology Quarterly, 30(4), 470-487.

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Updated: 02/03/2015

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