Teachers, we know you’re devoted to staying at the top of your game. Grab quick tips to strengthen your practice, from having fruitful math conversations to building student agency to getting the most out of instructional coaching. All these easy-to-skim posts are ready for Monday-morning implementation.
It's a question many teachers and principals have on their minds – how to get kids more interested in reading. And it’s one topic that our NWEA account manager Jessica Lyons regularly brings up …
Author: Kara Bobowski
Topics: MAP Growth, Classroom tips
I think a teacher’s most important task at the beginning of the school year is getting to know the students—who they are as people, what they’re interested in, what excites them, and what they …
Author: Tami Hunter
Topics: MAP Growth, Assessment basics, Classroom tips
We love connecting with teachers on Instagram and sharing practical and creative ideas related to growth, goal setting, and building a positive classroom community. If you didn’t catch these posts …
Author: Nikkie Zanevsky
Topics: Classroom tips
We often use interim and summative assessments to measure student learning a unit or chapter at a time. But when it comes to gathering evidence of student understanding minute-to-minute and …
Author: Kathy Dyer
Topics: Formative assessment, Classroom tips
My fifth graders were busily taking the MAP® Growth™ Math assessment. The room was quiet. While the proctor sat at her desk monitoring testing, I walked around slowly, watching my students …
Formative assessment is about using instructional practices that provide evidence of where students are in their learning so teachers (and learners) can make adjustments day-to-day and even minute-to …
The MAP® Growth™ K–12 interim assessment provides essential information about a student’s continuum of learning and growth trajectory. MAP Growth provides real-time information that …
Author: Andy Set
Topics: MAP Growth, Supporting families, Classroom tips
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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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Effective literacy instruction must rely on the science of reading and best practices in balanced literacy.
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