3 Reasons savvy leaders
prioritize formative assessment
Across the US, the number of districts implementing college and career ready performance standards continues to grow—a fact that helps explain educators’ increasingly determined search for effective instructional support.
Common educator challenges center around three key issues:
- Gathering timely, usable data to drive instruction
- Meeting each student where he or she is ready to learn
- Helping students cultivate higher-order thinking skills
As teachers continue to seek ongoing ways to personalize their instruction to meet individual student learning needs, many are finding that embedding formative assessment is a critical piece of the solution.View article
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Kailey chats with actor, comedian, and NWEA professional learning lead consultant Nicholas Joe about how, why, and when teachers get laughs in their classroom. Along the way they discuss strategies like how to pivot in the classroom with a “Yes, and…” mindset and how to utilize comedy in your lesson planning. And yes, Nick gets Kailey to do improv!
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What a great crowd for our first live show! After discussing their Georgia roots, Jacob and Kailey chat with their guests about choosing the best summer professional learning opportunities and what gets them motivated at a conference. Next, they turn to the new school year and discuss the biggest challenges ahead, including how to scale success across schools and districts. Kailey also asks a few of her signature lightning-round, light-hearted questions. Finally, stay tuned for the audience Q&A at the end of the show for your daily dose of teacher inspiration. There may have been some tears of joy in the room…
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Like the students they serve, every educator enters the classroom in varying states of readiness. Education leaders must ensure each teacher has the tools, professional learning, and guidance they need to be successful. This detailed guide examines how the components of an NWEA Solution can provide the support teachers demand and deserve.
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