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.
How can we support all learners in an academically diverse classroom? Will providing supports to some give them an unfair advantage? We can begin to address these common concerns by thinking about …
Author: Gina Wilmurth, NWEA
How much do we want all our students to be successful in reading? I’ll borrow a phrase from my son when he was little and say, “Infinity much.” We can all get behind that statement. So how …
Author: Cindy Jiban, NWEA
When we use progress monitoring with a student, will we close gaps in learning? Maybe, but maybe not. It all depends on how we respond to the data. So how can we be planful and clear about …
If the science of reading were to invite me to a dinner party, I betcha I can tell you who else would be there: data-based decision-making. That’s because the science of reading and data-based …
One of my favorite reading memories is of my adult daughter when she was three years old. Before bedtime, I always read aloud to her, and I can still see us cuddled together with Charlotte’s …
Author: Lynne Kulich, NWEA
Language arts has always been my jam. When I was about 10, my most prized possession was a boxed set of the entire Ramona Quimby series. Eight years later, it didn’t take long to settle on English …
Author: Monica Rodríguez, NWEA
I loved being a high school English teacher: introducing teenagers to new literature and sophisticated topics, supporting them as they grappled their way through complex texts, and helping them …
Author: Lauren Bardwell, NWEA
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Students continue to rebound from pandemic school closures. NWEA® and Learning Heroes experts talk about how best to support them here on our blog, Teach. Learn. Grow.
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The science of reading is not a buzzword. It’s the converging evidence of what matters and what works in literacy instruction. We can help you make it part of your practice.
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High-quality professional learning can help teachers feel invested—and supported—in their work.
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