We assess our students every day. But do we always know why? In this e-book, Erin Beard, content design coordinator on NWEA’s professional learning team, tells you everything you need to know about assessment empowerment, from what it is to exactly how to bring it to life in your classroom.
A closer look at the attributes and benefits of supportive school environments, along with experience- and evidence-based strategies for getting started. Learn how these safe, welcoming spaces can enable teaching and learning and foster a culture of growth.
Products: School Improvement
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
How can policymakers and education leaders advance learning for all students next year and beyond? These equity-focused recommendations by NWEA Policy and Advocacy, informed by new NWEA research on student achievement trends in the 2020-2021 school year, can help federal, state, and district leaders support learning recovery for all students and lay a strong foundation for student success.
How can policymakers and education leaders advance learning for all students next year and beyond? Read highlights from new NWEA research on student achievement in 2020-2021 and equity-focused recommendations by NWEA Policy and Advocacy informed by this work for federal, state, and district leaders working to support learning recovery to lay a strong foundation for success for all students.
What happens when reliable data becomes a school’s driving force? At South Carolina’s Great Falls Elementary, it helped the adults align and the students grow—and created a culture of higher expectations for all.
Learn how NWEA can help with everything from addressing unfinished learning to working towards proficiency and achievement goals. See an overview of the tools and services available, as well as what can be covered by federal funding sources.