AIMSweb is a leading assessment and provides Response To Intervention (RTI) solution. This is a web-based solution for universal screening, progress monitoring, and data management for Grades K-12. It provides guidance to administrators and teachers based on accurate, continuous, and direct student assessment. This assessment helps teachers become more effective as well as more efficient in the classroom. Most importantly it helps to create better outcomes for students.
As previously mentioned, AIMSweb is the leading assessment and RTI solution in
school today. AIMSWeb works alongside the RTI system “through a tiered assessment and instructional framework -- allowing educators to screen students based on valid and reliable assessments, monitor the effects of their interventions, and make important data-driven decisions." The goals of the assessment are to ultimately create better outcomes for the students. This assessment is used in thousands of schools across the nation in both the United States and Canada. At the heart of AIMSweb are Curriculum-Based Measures (CBM) of reading and math performance for grades K-12. Assessments include Early Literacy, Reading, Early Numeracy, Mathematics, Spelling and Writing. They’re compatible with any curriculum or set of standards—including Common Core State Standards.
FAQ's regarding AIMSweb:
Does AIMSweb provide instructional materials? AIMSweb does not provide instructional materials, but does provide linkages to several Pearson curriculum products, including Reading Street, enVisionMATH, Prentice Hall Literature and Mathematics, digits, and SuccessMaker, as well as Cornerstone, Keystone, and Language Central for English Language Learners (ELL). aimsweb also provides Lexile® reporting for grades 1-12.
Is AIMSweb considered a diagnostic? AIMSweb is designed for universal screening and progress monitoring to identify struggling students early and to monitor student acquisition of foundational academic skills. Though not intended to be a diagnostic tool, aimsweb does offer strength and weakness analysis by Common Core (or NCTM) domain, Lexile® reporting, and linkages to a variety of Pearson curriculum products − including Reading Street, enVisionMATH, Prentice Hall Literature or Mathematics, digits, and SuccessMaker.
Can I see how others have implemented AIMSweb in their school/district? Thousands of schools and districts across the United States and Canada use aimsweb to help them make data-driven decisions in the classroom and to implement an effective RTI or tiered instruction solution. You are able to view tesitmonials from a number of customers. Contact AIMSweb to find out how schools near you use aimsweb to help their students succeed.
Do students take tests on the computer? AIMSweb measures are currently available as downloadable PDFs, and most measures can be scored real-time using browser-based scoring on a tablet, phone, or laptop. Online administration is currently in development; more information will be provided at a later date.