In response to disrupted learning opportunities associated with the pandemic, the Road to Recovery (R2R) research team is researching which recovery interventions are improving student outcomes. Learn more about the goals of this project, what we know so far, and early recommendations for districts.
Academic Growth for English Learners: Lessons from school-year learning gains and summer learning loss – Implications for COVID-19 recovery and beyond
How can we support academic growth for English learners (ELs) who may have experienced disproportionate academic impacts from COVID-19? Recent NWEA research may help inform how federal ESSER funding can provide early intervention and extended school year support in the summer and after-school that can create sustainable change and further growth for ELs.
Academic growth for students with disabilities: Lessons from school-year learning gains and summer learning loss—Implications for COVID-19 recovery and beyond
How can we support academic growth for students with disabilities (SWD) who may have experienced disproportionate academic impacts from COVID-19? Recent NWEA research may help inform how federal ESSER and IDEA funding can provide early intervention, extended school year support in the summer, and other evidence-based supports that can create sustainable change and further growth for SWD.
Chase Nordengren shares research-based, actionable strategies for making goal setting part of your instructional practice. Learn tips for using goals to drive growth and discover how goal setting can lead to a deeper exploration of responsive teaching and learning.
Products: Professional Learning
In relentless pursuit of our mission to help all kids learn, the Policy and Advocacy team at NWEA elevates five key areas in which we seek to influence decision-making: informing the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, driving equity and innovation in assessments, supporting the reimagining of accountability, building and supporting a diverse educator workforce, and expanding opportunities to learn.
Topics: Empowering educators, Equity, ESSA, Growth, Informing instruction, Innovations in reporting & assessment, Insights and reports, Measurement & scaling, Policy & Advocacy, Research, School improvement, Teacher preparation
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, Instructional strategies, Math & STEM, Middle school, Personalized learning, Reading & language arts, Research
Products: MAP Growth
Educators and NWEA researchers offer research-backed suggestions and strategies to help recover unfinished learning and chart a new path forward after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Products: MAP Growth