NWEA research into student learning during the 2020–21 school year has confirmed what many suspected was true: COVID-19 school closures have exacerbated inequities in education. This eBook details the findings and offers pragmatic advice for reading and math instruction that can help teachers harness the power of growth mindset.
Topics: Classroom tips, Differentiated instruction, Early learning, Empowering educators, Equity, Growth, Informing instruction, Math & STEM, Middle school, Personalized learning, Reading & language arts, Research
A fear of math is far too common. While many of us are inadvertently stifled in our ways of thinking and doing mathematics, it doesn’t have to be that way. This compilation of Teach. Learn. Grow. blog posts by NWEA math experts will walk you through how to support all your students in building a positive math identity and a lifelong love of learning.
Teachers work hard to help students master grade-level content by year’s end. But it can be challenging to know how students are progressing relative to end-of-year expectations. MAP® Growth™ can help. It projects student performance on the state test and gives teachers an accurate picture of what students know and are ready to learn next.
Topics: Assessment literacy, Differentiated instruction, Empowering educators, English language learners, Equity, Growth, Informing instruction, Insights and reports, Math & STEM, Middle school, Reading & language arts