The harsh reality for many teachers is that students may be several years behind grade-level. Here's a strategy to engage students in grade-level math and fill gaps simultaneously.Read More
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Filtering by Tag: student work
If you ask Mission Achievement and Success Charter School for the secret to success, you’ll likely hear “data.” But it’s not just about collecting data. It’s about using data to enhance teaching.Read More
How to analyze student data: Make sure you celebrate student, not numbers.Read More
How to analyze student data: Balance data with context to use data to inform teaching.Read More
Tamara Johnson and the staff at University Prep have always focused on students. But recently, teachers and leaders have taken it to a whole new level. Throughout each lesson, teachers and leaders maintain a laser-like focus on what students say and do, and how they are progressing toward mastery of the learning goal.Read More
In education, we’re obsessed with data. But how much of this data is really useful?Read More
A positive, “all-hands-on- deck” culture is making a difference for a former “underdog” school.Read More
Teachers and leaders are spending more time than ever focused on improving student writing. But in order to develop strong writers, we need to have a clear picture of our students as readers, too.Read More
We’ve created an efficient and effective protocol to guide teachers’ analysis of student work. By organizing student work along a progression of learning, we can identify trends and devise targeted instructional strategies to give students the support they need to be successfulRead More
We need to flip the way we think about assessments away from the idea that they are only a vehicle for data, and towards the idea that they are powerful instructional resources.Read More
The Common Core’s emphasis on text complexity prompted us to change how we think about ELA data analysis, allowing us—and our partners—to draw stronger inferences about what students need next for instruction.Read More