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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Beyond Standards: 5 Strategies for Enrichment and Extensions

When you are thinking of accelerating instruction, consider instead the possibility of going deeper into grade-level…
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Educational Equity and Classroom Data

When state test results come in, your district leadership may be surprised by, or worse, nonplussed…
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9 Tips for Elementary Math Recovery

We can improve our youngest students' math learning next fall and set goals for a strong…
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Improve Standards-Based Assessment Practices

Standards-based assessment is the practice of assessing student learning relative to specific learning outcomes. To illustrate…
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About the USNS Project

Forefront Education, founded in 2009, provides an assessment data and standards-based reporting and grading solution called…
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Standards Based Grades: Setting the Vision

The switch to standards-based grading increases specificity and accuracy: focusing on performance rather than progress and…
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