The i-Ready Diagnostic Growth Model
Curriculum Associates has conducted longitudinal, multiyear research into the growth of millions of students. Our research has confirmed what educators have long observed: Not all students grow at the same rate, nor should all students have the same growth goals. Based on this research, i-Ready’s growth model provides differentiated growth benchmarks that differ based on students’ performance on the beginning-of-year i-Ready Diagnostic.
Rationale and Background
i-Ready Diagnostic’s growth model provides two empirically derived measures for understanding student growth: Typical Growth and Stretch Growth®. These two measures provide educators with realistic and ambitious growth targets to help more students reach proficiency.
Video: i-Ready Growth Model Overview
i-Ready Diagnostic’s growth model includesTypical Growth and Stretch Growth measures and is based on years of empirical research on the growth of