Tackling the learning gap with the help of reading assessments
The transition to remote instruction propelled a downward trend in early literacy skill development, particularly for students with previous unfinished learning. See how an approach grounded in the science of reading, combined with precise, reliable assessment data, can help teachers reverse the trend.
Bolstered by years of timely, reliable, MAP® Growth™ assessment data, Dayton Public Schools had the trustworthy insights they needed to launch their innovative two-teacher initiative.
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Resulting from our work with schools and districts through research partnerships, these guiding questions are a a relevant, helpful way to think through planning interventions and identify what aspects of interventions educators need to track to evaluate effectiveness.
What are digital and disciplinary literacy, and why are they so important right now? We dive into these questions with Laura B. Hansen, director of Teaching and Learning Connections at NWEA.
The essence of family literacy is that parents are supported as the first teachers of their children.” Family Literacy is the idea that long after diapers and baby steps, our children have so much to learn by watching, observing, and collaborating with trusted adults at home, particularly when it comes to building a strong foundation for reading with confidence. On this episode, we dive deeper into this idea and share the how and why of building and sustain robust family literacy practices.
On this episode, we explore literacy instruction, the science of reading, early childhood literacy, and the differences between skills-focused and knowledge-focused classrooms. Our two guests are passionate leaders in the field: Dr. Lynne Kulich, Director of Early Learning at NWEA, and Natalie Wexler, an education writer and author.
Writing is an essential life skill. It opens doors for kids and adults alike and helps us better understand the world around us.
In this best of Teach. Learn. Grow. eBook, you’ll hear from several experts on writing and writing instruction. They’ll help you better understand how writing is learned and how best to support your student writer at home.