This article discusses the role that a well-designed professional learning program can play in increasing teacher satisfaction—and thus teacher retention. Corbin Edginton, the manager of professional learning delivery for strategic accounts, and Lindsay Prendergast, a former school leader and current professional learning consultant for NWEA, share their experiences working in the country’s fifth-largest district.
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In an exclusive webinar designed for administrators, NWEA literacy experts Dr. Cindy Jiban and John Luke Bell, led an engaging, research-based exploration of the science of reading. They also walked through strategies to build buy-in, level up and expand a team’s instructional practices, and sustain the change.
Help students, caregivers, and families put assessment in context with practical guiding questions and conversation starters.
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The “science of reading” has become one of those ubiquitous buzzword phrases in education. Educators may find themselves wondering, “What are the implications of the science of reading for me, my students, and my whole approach to literacy instruction?” Answer those questions and more with this detailed guide.
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Implementing the science of reading is an ongoing process to shift instructional strategies to evidence-based practices. Two literacy experts from NWEA® share six ways literacy educators can continue to build on their progress and take the science of reading to the next level.
In this episode of The Continuing Educator, we talk to a working educator about the importance of family literacy and strategies for increasing it. Our guest Martin Silverman is the principal at Salinas Elementary School in Universal City, TX, and has worked as a teacher in both urban and rural schools. From his own experiences growing up, he saw the importance of literacy as a focus in families and has sought to revitalize that practice in the families of his students.