4 ways to help teachers trust data—and you
Data can be a powerful tool for supporting student learning, but it can also create tension for teachers who feel pressured to meet data-driven goals. In some cases, teachers end up feeling undervalued or threatened, concerned that their administrators may focus more on data than they do student experiences in the classroom. These teachers are troubled by the same question: will data be used to judge me as a teacher?
The missing ingredient in these scenarios is trust. Building trust between school leaders and teachers can help shift data from burden to support resource. And, more importantly, it can put the focus back where it should be: on students.Learn more
NWEA researchers explore the challenges and opportunities surrounding academic recovery. Designed for school and system leaders, this session details their latest research insights and explores the effectiveness of strategies like summer intervention programming and high-dose tutoring.
Use this strategic planning tool to identify your district’s key areas of need and resources that support learning for students affected by COVID learning interruptions.
A 4-page document outlining the user norms for MAP Growth tests in Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry. Includes details on how the user norms were developed, how user norms differ from national representative norms, and what years of data were used to craft them. Detailed charts are included that cover fall to winter, Fall to spring, and winter to spring norms.
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We’re excited to partner with you to help all your students learn. Whether you’re bringing on MAP Growth, MAP Skills, MAP Accelerator, or MAP Reading Fluency, count on us for a successful implementation.
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.