Everything you need to know about the science of reading
The science of reading is the converging evidence of what matters and what works in literacy instruction, organized around models that describe how and why. It’s been accumulating for a long time, providing solid guidance on how we can better help kids learn to read with understanding. It’s here to help us better reach kids who are learning to read.
If you’re an elementary educator and have been wondering how the science of reading can inform your practice, this Best of Teach. Learn. Grow. eBook is for you. Learn about how it ties into decoding, phonics, language comprehension, and fluency, plus how assessment data can guide your efforts.View ebook
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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.
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Products: School Improvement
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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.
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.
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.