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Curriculum-Based Measurement for Written Expression (CBM-W):

The Supporting Research

This module provides an overview of the research supporting Curriculum-Based Measurement for Written Expression (CBM-W) and how it is used within a problem-solving approach for data-based instructional decision making.

As a result of participating in this module, you should be able to:

  1. Identify Curriculum-Based Measures in Written Expression (CBM-W) that are appropriate within and across elementary and secondary grades.
  2. Discuss appropriate uses of CBM-W for data-based instructional decision-making.

CBM-W Supporting Research presentation by  Kristen McMaster, Ph.D., University of Minnesota (in Adobe Presenter format).

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Supporting research presentation slides for printing out (PDF).

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