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Expert Tips for Creating a Schoolwide Reading Improvement Model

October 03, 2019
Since earning her Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst in 2002, Judy Loughlin has made a career as a consultant to districts and schools seeking 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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Illuminate Education Joins Forces with FastBridge Learning, Accelerating Shared Mission to Support the Whole Child

June 25, 2019
Acquisition unites proven assessments, assessment platforms, data analytics, intuitive reporting, curated item banks and pre-built assessments, and support services.
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How to Implement Successful Math Interventions

May 17, 2019
In order to help all students be successful with mathematics, it is important to identify students in need of supplemental math instruction. Educators can do this within...
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Problem Analysis in Math: Using the 5-Step Problem-Solving Approach

March 20, 2019
This blog will explore the ways in which problem analysis of student mathematics difficulties can be applied within a problem-solving approach. We will review the core principles...
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Formative Assessment in Action: Individual Student Success

February 27, 2019
Formative assessment is a powerful tool for supporting student success. Nonetheless, there are valid concerns about the amount of testing done in schools. These concerns include...
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Educational Equity for Children in Poverty

January 04, 2019
Poverty is widely recognized as one of the most significant barriers to educational success.  The reasons for poverty’s effects on education are multi-faceted, but research has...
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