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A library of articles that provide useful and objective information about a particular business problem and potential solutions.

Publication Date: 
9/15/2016

Using multiple measures, instead of just test scores, to determine an education endeavor's success can lead to enhanced student performance, better decision making, and a more comprehensive view of school quality and student achievement. There's no single way to do multimetric evaluation right. Each state and local community must determine for itself the ideal outcomes for its students. This guide by renowned assessment expert W. James Popham offers educators, policymakers, and the public a step-by-step process for identifying and evaluating the criteria by which progress toward their unique goals can be measured.

Publication Date: 
9/15/2016

This White Paper highlights the key supports teachers need to create and maintain an effective student writing program. 

Publication Date: 
9/15/2016

Leaders share what worked for them, their teachers, and their students.

Publication Date: 
8/16/2016

Dr. Diane Lauer details how video coaching is improving teacher practice and increasing peer collaboration

Publication Date: 
8/11/2016

Learn how to measure students' social-emotional learning (SEL) in your school or district.
 

Publication Date: 
8/11/2016

Hear from school districts how ease of use and integrated work completion features in an LMS are critical to success

Publication Date: 
7/14/2016

A Research Paper Prepared by YouGov on behalf of Kickboard

Publication Date: 
7/14/2016

Learn about:

  • Common issues that other schools have with their deployments
  • Tips and solutions to these issues
  • Common questions we get surrounding mobile device deployments
Publication Date: 
7/14/2016

The Affordances of VocabularySpellingCity Technology: Meeting Research Based Practices for Word Study Instruction.

Publication Date: 
6/16/2016

Think about this for a moment: What e ect do you think high-functioning Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) might have on your school’s performance?

Our researchers at Learning Sciences International wanted to take a closer look at the impact PLCs have on the schools we work with. We hoped to tease out answers to two related questions about PLCs. When PLCs are working at optimum levels, what is their relationship to student achievement? Secondly, do cohesive and focused high-functioning PLCs have any impact on teacher morale?

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