The Continuing Educator
Which back-to-school Barbie are you? With Shelby Coffin & Olivia Rocamora
August 29, 2023
Lots of great teaching stories and tips in this one! Two teachers (and longtime friends) join Kailey to get the tea on getting back to school. They talk back-to-school routines, first week tips, introducing yourself to new families, hitting the wall, relationship-centered learning, and more. And of course: What’s on your back-to-school playlist? Thanks to our guests: Shelby Coffin, ELA teacher @ Decatur High School, and Olivia Rocamora, high school Spanish teacher @ the Weber School.
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.
This article summarizes the foundational research and scholarship on early word recognition, discusses strategies and tactics for putting the science of reading into practice, and includes numerous useful tips and best practices from an experienced reading interventionist.
Products: MAP Reading Fluency
Three education leaders from a high growth district share their strategies for encouraging data-driven instruction. They also offer tips for onboarding new teachers, building trust, and encouraging buy-in—the hallmarks of a strong growth culture.
Products: MAP Growth
NWEA early literacy experts teamed up with a district-level data whiz for a lively discussion on inventorying literacy data to help your team make informed changes to instruction. Presenters also shared how to triangulate points between MAP® Growth™ and MAP® Reading Fluency™, spot anomalies, track trends and more.
NWEA collaborates with more than 30 providers to determine how MAP Growth scores can be used by dozens of instructional and data products to make every classroom a data-informed classroom. Learn more about the Instructional Connections program and explore its unique benefits for administrators, teachers, and coaches.
Products: MAP Growth
This document describes the Fluency Protocol developed as part of an NWEA research study funded by the Reading Reimagined grant, a program within the Advanced Education Research and Development Fund (AERDF). It consists of five sessions, approximately 20 minutes each.