10 time-saving tips
for literacy instruction
There are a few things elementary reading teachers and coaches know for sure:
Reading is crucial.
Reading is challenging.
Reading is complex.
COVID-19 has made teaching incredibly hard. This e-book brings together research and practical advice to support you in continuing to reach your youngest learners during this difficult year.
Topics: Early learning
Products: MAP Growth
Literacy can be a big predictor of how a child will do in school—and even whether they’ll graduate. There’s a lot families can do to support a young reader at home. This collection of Teach. Learn. Grow. blog posts by NWEA literacy experts will walk you through exactly what to try. (If you’re an educator eager to support families reading at home, please share this e-book with them!)
Products: Professional Learning
The NWEA stances on writing lay out a clear vision for the future of writing instruction. This paper addresses what writing is, why it’s important and how the organization can better meet the needs of the writers we serve through our products, services, research and advocacy.
Equity is not a buzzword. It’s not a synonym for diversity. So, what is it? Fenesha Hubbard and Joyce Smith of NWEA join the pod to show what schools and classrooms would look like if we truly valued equity in the context of instruction.
Two years on from the start of the pandemic and we’re starting to see a glimmer of hope and pieces of normalcy return to our schools and classrooms. But as we move forward, we cannot ignore the lingering impact of pandemic disruptions.
“For many, learning mathematics leads to perceiving the subject as a collection of procedures that are disconnected from any big picture. It’s much like filling a box with puzzle pieces, yet never building the puzzle.”
For this episode, we are joined by Dr. Ted Coe and Anita Brown of NWEA to discuss how educators move beyond doing math to thinking about mathematical concepts, with a focus on formative conversation starters.