Tips for Establishing Collaborative Conversations on Assessment Data
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Collaborative Conversations on Assessment Data

Assessments give educators valuable tools for understanding each student’s learning process. However, educators also know that this data has usefulness beyond what they can deduce on their own. In order to truly support a student’s learning, it’s critical for educators to share their findings with everyone who impacts the student’s...

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More Than a Number: What’s a Lexile?
Monday, September 24, 2018
More Than a Number: What’s a Lexile?

Many state assessments, mid-year tests, and reading programs report students' progress using a Lexile score. But the number is not just a measurement of student growth—it can be a tool for challenging students and promoting a love of reading. The Lexile® Framework for Reading was created by MetaMetrics® to measure...

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Unpacking Personalized Learning: A Brief Primer and Implementation Guide
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Unpacking Personalized Learning: A Brief Primer and Implementation Guide

In 2015, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, launched a new philanthropic initiative dedicated in part to promoting a growing concept in education: personalized learning. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, more commonly referred to as CZI, is poised to give millions of dollars each year to facilitate the...

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