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9 Tips for Improved Math Instruction

Broad scale assessments of mathematics performance in the United States indicate declining overall performance in mathematics. While the COVID pandemic certainly played a…
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10 Tips for a USNS Implementation

As you begin to look to the fall to support your RtI/MTSS efforts to strengthen math instruction in your district, here are ten…
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Math Screener Results 2020-23

In June 2023, lead author of the Universal Screeners for Number Sense (USNS) Project, David Woodward, took a deep dive into math screener…
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The Number Sense Lens

Lenses are conceptual frameworks to organize ideas, skills, concepts, and developmental milestones. They provide educators with shared perspectives on expectations and outcomes, and…
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Overall Performance Levels

Overall performance levels can be helpful, when used well. When there are repeated assessments, overall performance can help teachers quickly and easily understand…
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USNS Predictive Validity

3 Questions at the Beginning of Second Grade Three questions from the fall Universal Screeners for Number Sense (USNS) reliably identify students who…
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Elementary Math Screener USNS Fall Results

A Reflection on USNS Results after 18 months of Covid-19 Pandemic The elementary math screener Universal Screeners for Number Sense (USNS)'s fall results…
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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 the start of a new school year,…
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