Academic Performance Series is a series of instructional tools designed
to provide to everyone in the instructional chain; from teacher to superintendent
including parents the information and process which is necessary to affect
MAP (Management of Academic Progress) takes
a holistic approach to the instructional process at a school and provides
a year long program of administrative and instructional actions to be
performed by administrators, instructors, students and parents.
The ADS Academic Interpretation & Data
Evaluation System (AIDE) empowers instructional staff and leadership with
the data necessary to diagnose instructional and curriculum issues and
establish methodologies to increase student achievement. Unlike
most student diagnostic systems, the program does not assume only academic
deficiencies on the part of the student. The
AIDE program provides analysis at the student, subject, curriculum, teacher
and school levels in a standalone fashion or in relation to standardized
presentation is prescriptive, descriptive and predictive.
AIDE Express provides single click instructional
committee of twenty principals detailed the 10 most asked questions in
data driven instructional decision making. A
wizard presents the questions to the user and guides the user to the information.
The Academic Performance Series adapts
to the organizational structure it becomes apart of. The
heart of the program is the individual school version. In
a traditional school system with elementary, middle and high school organization
structure, there are elementary, middle and high school versions. If
a system is separated into regional or geographical areas there are versions
to reflect the organization. The
series is very flexible and is able to produce sub-sets of student data
to reflect the needs of the system.
The Academic Performance Series has different
functions depending on the time of the year. Before
the start of school it is a planning and diagnostic tool. During
pre-planning it is a instructional planning tool and resource allocation
the school year it becomes a monitoring tool and allows for adjustments
to insure instructional goals are met. At the end of the year it is summative
and indicates if instructional goals are met and if not met, why. The
summative may indicate needs for teacher in-service, curriculum revision,
and or altering school practices and policies.
in the instructional chain from teacher to superintendent can utilize
the Academic Performance Series. The
series provides information which can be used in tactical and strategic
planning of the instructional process.
The Academic Performance Series utilizes
a very unique information distribution system designed to operate in any
program will operated successfully in a connected and or non-connected
distribution system acknowledges that not all schools systems and schools
have the same level of connectivity, therefore has various means to move
data to reflect the current technology operating parameters of a school
system or school.
the stock version of has means for a individual school to maintain its
own data and for the school system to distribute system defined data on
a as needed basis. If
further additions or modifications are needed ADS will work with the school
system on a consultant basis.
ADS provides an extensive consultative
service to school systems and schools utilizing the Academic Performance
and proven educators review the data, visit the site and assist staff
in establishing an instructional plan to meet stated objectives.