Put your collected reading data to work in Insights in Microsoft Teams. Check on your students with at-a-glance views for accuracy rate, most challenging words, and words per minute data. Reading Progress works with Insights to support you in differentiating instruction and documenting progress - so you can make the most of time with your students and demonstrate your impact as an educator.
Navigate to the Insights tab of your desired class.
At the bottom of the Insights overview dashboard select the Reading Progress link.
Filter your data
By default, your report reflects all students, all assignments, the last 28 days. Select to view all options in each filter.
Student filter: type a student's name in the Search student box to narrow your data to that individual student.
Genre filter: select a genre to learn more about students' performance on fiction or non-fiction passages.
Reading level filter: Select a reading level to view how students at that level performed.
Time filter: select Last 28 days to open a dropdown of additional timeframe options.
Select Custom range to enter your own dates for a timeframe that can begin as far back as class creation.
Read your data
Average accuracy rate
Hover over the bar graph for any assignment for a detailed breakdown of error types and number of occurrences.
Scroll down to view a line graph of accuracy rate over time. Hover over any dot to see the name of the task, genre, and exact words per minute.
Scroll down to view Average accuracy rate by student. Hover over any student's bar graph for a detailed breakdown of errors. Select the student's name to initiate a conversation.
Average words per minute
View how students' performance changes over time. Hover over any dot on the graph for the assignment name, genre, and exact words per minute details.
See which words students missed most often in a word cloud. The larger the word, the more students struggled to pronounce it correctly. Hover over any word to see exactly how many times it was mispronounced.
Extend your students' learning by creating a rigorous assignment from the most challenging words. Depending on the filters you've used, this can be personalized and assigned to an individual student, students at a specific reading level, or the whole class. Just choose your filters then select Create challenge assignment. You'll be able to modify the assignment's parameters as you normally do in Reading Progress. Select Assign to distribute the challenge to your students.
Tips for taking action using your Reading Progress data report:
Supplement background knowledge:
Support student comprehension by providing additional information for passages that prove more difficult than expected. When you see a dip in accuracy rate, post a video or resource in the General channel of your class team about the content from that passage. Contextualizing new vocabulary helps all students retain new vocabulary and improves reading fluency over time.
A passage with lots of mispronunciations can be a valuable tool in explicitly teaching phonics. Dig into a passage with a high mispronunciation rate and identify trends in mispronunciations. Are students stuck on vowel teams or blends? Armed with that data, you can cater a whole class lesson or small group attention to develop specific phonetic recognition with your students.