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On-Demand Webinar: Progress Monitoring — Our Educational GPS

September 30, 2019
Timely, accurate data to guide decisions about instruction, interventions and support is one of the most important elements of a successful Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)....
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Norms: What Are They and Why do They Matter?

September 17, 2019
By: John Bielinski, Ph.D. The central purpose of a score on any classroom assessment is to convey information about the performance of the student. Parents, educators and students...
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What is Behavior Screening and Why Should I Do It?

September 10, 2019
As a new school year gets under way, many educators are wondering how to identify and support students’ behaviors and social skills. The starting point for efforts to improve...
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Create an Elevator Pitch for Progress Monitoring

September 05, 2019
By: Dawn Miller, Ph.D. In the early ’90s I entered into the world we now know as Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS). We didn’t have the full vision and all the structures...
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Ensure Every Student Makes Sufficient Growth This School Year

August 28, 2019
By: Sarah Brown, Ph.D. Educators know that all students can learn. Yet, even seasoned educators can be surprised by just how different students’ needs can be in order to grow. In...
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7 Ways to Ensure Reliable Universal Screening Data

August 20, 2019
By: Dr. Scott P. Ardoin, University of Georgia Schools across the country are already starting to open their doors. Not long after the first bell rings, testing begins. There is...
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Progress Monitoring: Setting Realistic and Ambitious Goals

August 13, 2019
Setting student-specific progress monitoring goals is an essential component of a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS). But just as essential as goal setting is setting goals...
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Reviewing Core Instruction in Reading

July 16, 2019
Public schools are responsible for providing effective education for all students.
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How To Select Your Screening Assessments

July 08, 2019
As the school year winds down, it is a good time to confirm plans for universal screening in the upcoming school year.
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Evaluating the Strength of Tier 1 Core Instruction in Math

July 01, 2019
The Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) model is a system of academic and behavioral supports that includes four essential components: (1) multi-tiered levels of prevention and...
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