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Assessment: The Key to Uncovering Opportunities for Student and Teacher Growth
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Education leaders frequently discuss using assessments to guide student learning, but it’s also important to recognize how assessments can guide educator efficacy and career growth. According to a 2010 white paper on teacher assessment and evaluation from the National Education Association (NEA), the purpose of assessment is twofold: to improve...

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Measuring School Success Beyond Test Scores
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Measuring School Success Beyond Test Scores

A decade and a half after the No Child Left Behind Act was passed by the federal government, standardized test scores continue to be the most common measure of success and failure for public schools across the United States. To answer the question “How are our schools doing?” everyone from...

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2 Classroom Strategies for Teaching Multisyllabic Words
Thursday, November 16, 2017
2 Classroom Strategies for Teaching Multisyllabic Words

There are two related but different strategies to approach the identification of words with more than one syllable: syllable division and structural analysis. While application of the phonic word attack strategies related to syllable division is important for identifying one- and two-syllable words, these strategies may not work as well...

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