• Flexible Grouping - Individual Classroom

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  • 7 Programs and Games to Help Facilitate Personalized Learning

    As you read the blog, consider the question: Are there any games and programs you are using in your classroom to help personalize learning for your students?   After you have read the post, continue the conversa...
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  • Understanding Instructional Weeks: Why Are They Important?

    As the school year approaches, we’re starting to get more questions about interpreting and adjusting instructional weeks. Specifically, these questions revolve around how instructional weeks impact interpretatio...
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  • How do you recharge during summer vacation?

    Recently, one of our Teach.Learn.Grow. bloggers wrote about "Emotional Rest: An Education Fad for Teachers". Natalie DiFusco-Funk describes the transition that teachers have to go through when saying goodbye...
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  • The 3 Rs of Summer? Please…How About 10?!

      Ahhh…summer: the most beautiful word in the English language to students and teachers alike. But what good is summer if you either squander it with too much down time, or are so frazzled by activities t...
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  • Implementing Data Use

    I am interested in how other teachers are using MAP data for instructional change, specifically as a collaborative process among departments or grade levels. As anyone who has used data for instructional change can un...
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  • MAP Growth Proctor Notification Guidelines

    MAP® Growth™ provides educators with important information about what their students know and can learn next. However, we know that sometimes students become disengaged during testing – and may start ...
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  • What are you using to foster a growth culture?

    NWEA recently had the opportunity to co-host a webinar with Dreambox Learning. The theme was, "Using Student Learning Data to Foster a Growth Culture". (Click on the link to view the on-demand webinar.)   W...
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  • Goal Setting Action Planning - Student Level

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  • Using MAP data with students

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  • What Does it Mean When the Estimated Impact of Disengagement on RIT is Positive?

    NWEA recently introduced some new metrics into our MAP Growth Reports that identify to what extent students rapidly guessed when they took their test, and the effect that rapid guessing had on their RIT scores. I desc...
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  • Connecting MAP Data to Instruction

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  • Tag-Teaming MAP Results with Parents

    As educators, we’re not strangers to working on teams. We work with our colleagues to enrich the curriculum; we work with our peers to monitor the lunchroom and playground; we work with our students to determine...
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  • Student Profile Batch Printing Saves Teachers Time

    Per Your Request!   Effective October 5th, teachers can use the new ‘Print and Share’ function to batch print the Student Profile report for an entire class or download a PDF for an individual studen...
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  • Conducting Student Data Conferences

    You’ve carefully collected and recorded large amounts of student assessment data for your classroom, from MAP® assessments to anecdotal observations, but what’s the best way to get this information in...
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  • Student Success Shareouts

      We host science fairs, art shows, school plays, soccer championships, yet how often do we cast a wider net and simply ask our students to tell us about a time they felt successful? How many shapes can success t...
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  • Establishing a Culture of Student Voice

    Student voice has a positive impact on the classroom climate when students are empowered to go from being observers to initiators. The process by which educators begin to strengthen student voice begins with establish...
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  • Using Accessible Technologies to Personalize Learning

      Personalized learning requires attention to the unique needs of all students—particularly students with learning difficulties or physical disabilities—so that all students have equal access to learn...
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  • Five Myths of Personalized Learning

    Modern classrooms are teeming with students of varying interests, backgrounds, abilities, and learning needs. To engage these students, learning must be every bit as diverse. But what do people mean, exactly, when the...
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  • Personalizing Learning for English Language Learners

    According to the National Center for Education Statistics, approximately 4.5 million English language learners (ELLs) in U.S. schools make up 9.3 percent of the total student population—and the population is gro...
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