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Best Practices in Data and Assessment

Every month, we share expertise on best practices in standards-based grading, how to streamline assessment systems, and tips to build a culture of meaningful, data-driven decision-making.

Social-Emotional Needs Before, During, and After USNS Interviews

The first weeks of school are an exciting time! Yet many students also feel anxious at…
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Improve Standards-Based Assessment Practices

    Standards-based assessment is the practice of assessing student learning relative to specific learning outcomes.…
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standards-based grading and equity

Standards-based Grading Systems and Equity

"He is a C student." "She's bad at math." "These students are failing." Traditional grading systems…
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Screener Validity and Reliability

History and Background The Universal Screeners for Number Sense (USNS) released in three phases during the…
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Universal Screeners for Number Sense: Next Steps

Addressing Number Sense as a Whole Group, Small Group or One-on-One When looking at results of…
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A Blueprint for Recovery in K-5 Math

Getting back to “normal” may not happen next fall. Or 2022. Nonetheless, the best chance to…
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