IDMS (Instructional Data
Management System) offers an integrated approach to manage and use data to
drive instructional practices, improve student achievement, and optimize
learning results. IDMS supports a standards based instructional approach
that delivers user-friendly data directly to the desktop of the teacher
through a web based design. IDMS provides powerful analysis capabilities
that allows educators to target improvement efforts and personalize student
interventions or supplemental learning opportunities. Basic features
State Assessment Analyzer
The State Assessment Analyzer allows state specific disaggregation
of student performance data (norm or criterion referenced tests) in a
teacher friendly menu.
Curriculum/Course Management System
A tool to provide district/site personnel to align syllabi to
standards; align existing instructional materials to standards; pace and map
curriculum; create linked lesson plans and interim assessments to support
direct instruction in the classroom and to link all to a grade book and
Interim Assessments allows district/schools to load existing
formative assessments or to create assessments that are linked to standards
to determine the performance of students throughout the year in the
acquisition of grade level standards.
Electronic Grade Book
A tool that allows teachers to track student achievement as it
relates to standards and interim assessments that transfers the scores into
the standards-based report card.
A tool that allows a district/site to create a standards-based
report that is driven by the electronic grade book.
Lesson Planner provides the ability to correlate lesson-planning
activities to content standards.
A web site that allows parents secure access to student grades on
the grade book (limitations set by district/school or teacher; generates
status reports (both hard copies as well as e mail); and provides activities
for parents to use with students at home based upon the student’s needs.