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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.

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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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Assessment Types – Pros and Cons

There are a variety of tools that can be used to measure student learning. From standardized…
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How to collect quality student learning data

Teachers and school and district leadership have less student learning data than ever before. Many teachers…
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