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“It’s unfair” special education students lag behind under Common Core in Kentucky

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Field Elementary teacher Jessica Rockhold works with Remy Campbell on a smart board in her classroom. But to expect that the Common Core – or any standards – alone will move the needle is overreaching, he said. They’re probably going to have poor outcomes,’” she said.

Differentiate and Personalize Literacy Instruction for Your Elementary Classroom!

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While students are working independently in the online activities, Lexia’s embedded assessment system, Assessment Without Testing®, provides educators with actionable, norm and criteria-referenced performance data without interrupting the flow of instruction to administer a test.

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This Toolkit Helps Take the Stress Out of State Testing

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Assessment For Learning. We know that educators at all levels are responsible for making big decisions based on student evaluation outcomes. We walk you through the process of distinguishing between various assessment types, building goals, identifying best practices around your assessments and analyzing your data to make lasting instructional decisions throughout the year. At the same time, you’ll gain formative assessment data to inform your instructional decisions.

Developers Put Research to Work

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With a growing number of tools making their way into the classroom, entrepreneurs must recognize how scientific research can help them better understand students and improve outcomes. Mindprint Learning provides a cognitive assessment developed for children that can be administered online.

Response to the Claim that K has Become the New 1st Grade

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Also, elementary school should not be unstructured lacking a scope and sequence of learning or curriculum. It needs to have a sequential curriculum and assess the performance outcomes of student growth to begin to target any students who might be at risk to fall behind. Delaying assessment and support simply delays fixing an issue or denying one exists. It will never be as objective as hard core science research can be.

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Choosing The Right Adaptive Learning Tool

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Outcomes: Using UpSmart, Wirth’s students “gained an average of 5.5 Math RIT points on the NWEA MAP Growth Math Assessment from winter to spring, exceeding expected growth of 3.3 Stride also has the Progress Monitoring Assessments (PMAs) that can be administered four times per year.”

Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

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Rogers Elementary fourth-grade teacher Sudhir Vasal created math lesson pathways so each child can progress at their own pace. Rogers Elementary School here set a three-alarm fire in the library. Is it important for all children to be taught common skills and content? Dan D.

Can Blended Learning Improve Equity in One of Nation’s Most Diverse Districts?

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The station rotation model is utilized across the district, at the elementary, middle and high school level, in both bilingual and mainstream classes. Students at Normandy Park Elementary in Morris School District. Lora Clark, principal at Morris’s Normandy Park Elementary School, explains that due to the range of students’ language levels, bilingual classes remain necessary. She uses i-Ready , which provides both diagnostic assessments and level-appropriate practice.

The delusional ways we evaluate English learners

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Second-graders at Dunn Elementary in Kentucky. Related: Closing gap for immigrant students under Common Core in Kentucky is a moving target. Photo: Luba Ostashevsky. Around 5 million children in U.S. schools are learning English as a new language, about one in ten students.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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Education Technology and Data Insecurity

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As a set of policies, accountability was instantiated in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, reauthorized as the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2002, and reinforced by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015. ESSA gives more autonomy and flexibility to states than they had under NCLB through competency-based assessments, which could drive the development of personalized learning technologies.

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