As any researcher will tell you, good data doesn’t just happen. It’s the result of a lot of care and planning. When administering an interim assessment like MAP® Growth™, we get good data when …
Author: Jonathan Fine
Topics: MAP Growth, Assessment basics
Interrupted learning during the pandemic has increased inequity in education. The research proves this. But there’s a lot we can do to come together as educators and support children this year. …
Author: Brooke Mabry
Topics: Assessment basics
We’ve all been there: We’re at an important event, like back-to-school night, and we’re nodding along, self-consciously avoiding asking the questions that are burning inside us. We think, …
Author: Kailey Rhodes
Topics: MAP Growth, Supporting families, Assessment basics
There’s something to love about the first pancake that comes off the grill in the morning. The first pancake usually comes out a little more lumpy, misshapen, or overdone than the rest. Yet …
Author: Chase Nordengren
Topics: Formative assessment, Assessment basics
If your child takes MAP® Growth™ at school and you’re not sure what it’s for or how it works, we’ve got you covered. Here’s everything you need to know, from what it is to how teachers use …
Author: Jaime Vázquez
Even in the best of times, it takes care and effort to engage kids in their learning process. Students do better when they’re able to make active choices about what and how they’re learning, …
Schools and classrooms are overflowing with information about students and their learning, and teachers continually collect and respond to evidence of student learning in a variety of ways (Tarasawa, …
Author: Cara Jackson
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Lots of kids dread math. You can help them love it. Get advice on how from our Teach. Learn. Grow. math experts in our latest ebook.
There’s a lot policymakers can do to support schools during COVID-19. We talked with experts Evan Stone and LaTanya Pattillo about what to focus on during SY21–22.
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