Instructional Performance Management System (IPMS)
IPMS is an integrated solution that includes web-based
assessment, data disaggregation, reporting, model lessons and activities all
aligned to the TEKS. With the collaboration of Cambridge Knowledge Systems
and The University of Texas Charles A. Dana Center, the IPMS provides
researched-based model lessons, activities and strategies that enhance
Benchmarking Test Item Bank
- Students can test on-line or teachers can print out a paper-based copy of the test.
- When given on-line, results are immediately calculated and provided to the teacher and administrators.
- All test items are aligned to TEKS so teachers can focus on a particular area of
- Test items provided in this system include math, science, social studies, and
language arts for grades 2-11.
- Districts can continue to add to the test item bank with items that have been
- Each test question is aligned to TEKS by student expectation.
- Teachers and administrators can view TEKS mastery by class, campus or by
- Data is available by socio-economic, gender, ethnicity and LEP.
- Distractor data is available by individual student, by class or by school.
- Activities and model lessons are available by TEKS. Scenario-based model lessons include
extension questions and sample solutions for the teacher.
- Each lesson plan includes a TEKS mapping process. The teacher is able to choose the TEKS that
are covered in the lesson.
- Lesson plans can be emailed or printed for the parents and students. (If applicable)
Scope & Sequence
- Cambridge Knowledge Systems can incorporate the District
scope and sequence into the Instructional Performance Management System.
This is meant to reinforce the strong tie between testing, teaching and
lesson planning. All elements of the system are aligned to the TEKS.