ELA relies on so much of a learner’s toolkit: reading, writing, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, speaking and listening, speech and debate, poetry and research. With such a robust landscape, we promise to provide equally rich resources.
Prevention of literacy and numeracy skill gaps in early childhood is a high priority for parents, teachers and educational leaders. To focus on this priority, there are a myriad ways in which we can …
Author: Tamika Fuller, NWEA
This is the third of four articles in a series about incorporating authentic learning and authentic assessment in both the classroom setting and at home.
In our first two articles, we focused on …
As a speech language pathologist, I often get questions surrounding instructional strategies for English Learners whenever I facilitate professional development workshops, so I thought that it might …
Author: Virginia "Jenny" Williams, NWEA
Today’s world of children’s literature is a myriad of subjects and genres, capable of supporting any unit or path of study. As Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) has moved more to the …
Author: Elaine Raby, NWEA
Ask any primary grades teacher about reading fluency, and you are likely to hear something about WCPM from one-minute oral readings. (That’s words correct per minute, a bit like miles per hour.) …
Author: Cindy Jiban, NWEA
As educators, we constantly hear how important data collection is but are often not given the tools for what to do with data. We need to change that!
In this post, I tackle how data can be used to …
Author: Amy Schmidt, NWEA
As young kids amaze us all by developing reading fluency (remember this blog?), they typically move toward greater and greater comprehension of what they read. That’s good: reading with …
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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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