Here’s what you can expect in each issue:
- A feature exploring student growth. Each issue, we’ll explore growth from a different perspective. We’ll focus on the classroom and start discussions you can join at any time.
- Insights from other teachers. You’ll find articles written by teachers like you about strategies they’re using to support their students. For our inaugural issue, check out Stephanie Bishop’s article, “How I set goals in the fall, and how it’s impacted my classroom culture.” When you’re ready, share your own ideas and apply to be a contributor!
- Timely report advice. There are a lot of MAP Growth reports, and many of them are most useful at specific times of year. Each issue, we’ll explore the timeliest options, whether you’re using assessments for screening, goal-setting, instructional support, or tracking growth. If you’re brand-new to the MAP Suite or you need quick insights about which reports to consider first, you’ll find advice you can put to work. Because this is a community-focused effort, you’ll be able to share your own ideas and questions, too!
- Product and research highlights. Each issue, we’ll also include updates about the latest developments in the MAP Suite and advice on how you can start using them right away. For example, in this issue you can find out more about the Family Report and how you can use it in family-teacher conferences.
We know your time is precious, and we look forward to bringing you quick, instantly applicable insights with each issue of Show of Hands. If you’ve got an idea or a topic you’d like to share with us, let us know.
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