Kindergarten Math Assessment

What is Kindergarten Math Assessment? Kindergarten is often the first contact children have with a formal education system, and it’s important for teachers to quickly discover where children stand in their emergent academic career. Children at this age often show a wide variety of academic progress thus far, and many schools use screening

By |2024-01-23T23:26:33+00:00December 6th, 2023|Math Curriculum|0 Comments

The Hierarchy of Instruction in Math with Let’s Go Learn

The Hierarchy of Instruction in Math with Let's Go Learn Math competency and 21st-century employment are inextricably linked. However, no matter how you slice it, U.S. student scores on NAEP mathematics assessments demonstrate that year-to-year student achievement is faltering. Further, multiple subgroups are impacted by dismal performance. A recent movement using the umbrella

By |2023-10-12T19:34:57+00:00October 12th, 2023|Math Assessment|0 Comments

Assessing reading skills in ELL students

Assessing reading skills in ELL students English Language Learners (ELLs) refer to students who are non-native speakers of English. These students come from diverse language-based and cultural backgrounds and may have varying levels of proficiency in the English language. ELLs may also be referred to as English learners, second language learners, or bilingual

By |2023-10-23T21:52:14+00:00October 6th, 2023|Reading Assessment|0 Comments

Optimizing Learning Potential with Diagnostic Assessments

In traditional education, a standardized teaching method clashes with the varied ways students learn, highlighting the need to explore innovative strategies like optimizing Learning Potential with Diagnostic Assessments.  Some may excel in mathematics but struggle with writing, while others may have a natural talent for visual learning but find auditory instruction challenging. Recognizing and

By |2023-08-24T17:24:11+00:00August 9th, 2023|Reading Assessment|0 Comments

Flexible Groupings

How to Maximize Flexible Groupings Let's Go Learn (LGL) is a powerful educational technology platform that provides teachers with valuable insights into their students' learning needs. One of the key features of the platform is its wide range of reports, which can offer teachers detailed information on each student's progress and areas of

By |2023-05-27T02:10:43+00:00May 19th, 2023|Education Reform|0 Comments

Project Based Learning

What is Project Based Learning? Project-based learning (PBL) is an instructional approach that structures curriculum into real-world tasks which encourage students to design, create, and refine solutions over time, often in groups. PBL encourages students to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to develop deeper understanding of academic content. PBL can involve extended

By |2023-05-04T05:24:44+00:00May 3rd, 2023|Education Reform|0 Comments

Universal Design for Learning

What is Universal Design for Learning (UDL)? Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an educational framework created by David H. Rose, Ed.D. of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and the Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST), that seeks to provide all learners with access to an inclusive learning environment. The guiding principle

By |2023-04-18T02:34:33+00:00April 18th, 2023|Education Reform|0 Comments

Special Education Law—Perez vs Sturgis

One of the most significant special education court cases in several years has been decided by the US Supreme Court this week. The case, Perez vs. Sturgis, clarifies the circumstances in which a disabled student has the right to sue a school district for failing to provide a “Free Appropriate Public Education” (FAPE). Students

By |2023-03-28T02:29:20+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Special Education|0 Comments

IEP Accommodations

What are IEP accommodations? Individualized Education Plan (IEP) accommodations are an important part of individualizing a student’s education plan. Accommodations are changes made to enable a student to achieve learning in their own way. Unlike modifications, accommodations do not alter the learning expectations, only the manner in which the learning goal is taught.

By |2023-02-28T04:31:16+00:00February 28th, 2023|Special Education|0 Comments
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