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Didn’t the school year just start? Isn’t it too early to start talking about testing?Nope.If you want to see improvements on the spring tests, you need to intervene now. Below are 9 interventions that you can perform that will improve student test scores. …
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Stop and think about where you lose the most time with your RTI/MTSS process. No, really. Think about it. Walk through the whole process. How do you get all of your student data in one place? How many different systems, Excel files, and local docu…
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Summer is in full swing, filled with professional development and conferences to push educator collaboration and conversation. We are currently in the midst of the ISTE 2017 conference, but reports are already coming back about hot topics this year, provi…
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Data: the education world’s favorite four-letter word. Student data can drive higher student achievement in your district or leave you with piles of paperwork and a major headache. The difference boils down to your district’s processes for collecting, anal…
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Many educators view  Response to Intervention (RTI) and Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) as one and the same. The terms’ similar definitions don’t provide a strong distinction. Response to Intervention (R…
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There's always a new classroom craze from Tamagotchis to silly bands, but the latest fad was originally intended to provide educational benefits. In case you haven't heard, fidget spinners are the gadgets most likely to be praised or confiscated in schools…
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Instructional strategies like social-emotional learning and critical thinking are generating a buzz in the education community. But what do these practices actually look like for students in the classroom? How do you tie them to curriculum and learning sta…
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If you’re an educator, you probably already have Teachers Pay Teachers (TpT) bookmarked on your web browser. Founded by Paul Edelman in 2006, TpT is the education community’s first and largest classroom marketplace where more than 4 million active members …
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New Study Shows High PSSA Alignment for OHS Benchmark Assessments Due to the increased rigor associated with the PA Core, PSSA and Keystone exams were modified to support the new standards. Since then, accurately predicting student performance has …
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The Kandoolu Learning Navigator earned its 12 minutes of fame on January 20th as a hot topic on Pittsburgh Technology Council's (PTC) TechVibe Radio show. Hosts PTC CEO Audrey Russo and Director of Visibility Jonathan Kersting sat down with Elizabet…
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