Algebra is considered the keystone of students’ understanding of higher mathematics, and districts across the country have moved to introduce the course in middle school
Best Practice: Use Data
Herold, B. (2019, April 06). Screen Reading Worse for Comprehension, Leads to Overconfidence, New Meta-analysis Concludes. Retrieved April 10, 2019.
More evidence is in: Reading from screens harms comprehension.
Kline, K. (2019, April 02). New study pushes Pa. to embrace trauma-informed education. Retrieved April 10, 2019.
Schools and lawmakers in Pennsylvania should take steps to introduce trauma-informed education in schools, according to a report from the nonprofit Research for Action. The
Koerner, L. (2019, March 28). Leveraging the ‘extra information’ in the grade book. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
Educators should use diagnostic, formative, summative, as well as portfolio- and performance-based assessments together to offer a complete picture of students’ learning, writes Lori Koerner,
Marcoux, H. (2019, March 19). Irregular bedtimes have a huge impact on kid’s behavior development, says study. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
Sometimes the bedtime battle can make a mama feel like it would be easier to just let the kids fall asleep whenever they want, but
At one public charter school, data helps teachers set targets for students’ social-emotional growth.
Use a professional learning cycle to get teacher learning to stick.
Matthewson, T. (2019, March 27). Intrinsic motivation is key to student achievement – but schools kill it. Retrieved March 29, 2019.
Some approaches to education — such as offering rewards for mastering content — actually may be harming students’ desire to learn. Deborah Stipek, a Stanford
Tate, E. (2019, March 26). When Zero-Tolerance Was Failing Students, This School Turned to Restorative Justice – EdSurge News. Retrieved March 29, 2019.
A public charter school in Texas has reversed its approach to school discipline after recognizing its policies were not providing students with the support they
Compton-Haggard, C., & Wolterman, L. (2019, March 26). Students use data to steer their learning. Retrieved March 29, 2019.
An elementary school in Kansas uses data conversations to help students set goals and take ownership over their learning experiences. The strategy has helped close