April 2019

What Drives Success with Data-Driven Instruction: a Survey of 150 School Leaders

By |2019-04-16T02:21:51+00:00April 15th, 2019|

We surveyed more than 100 school leaders about their data-driven instructional plans. While 64% of respondents described their efforts as successful or very successful, all of them faced a number of challenges. We also asked respondents how they measured success, what their greatest challenges were, their top success factors. Their answers [...]

August 2016

Formative Assessment Tools that Truly Inform Instruction

By |2016-08-26T15:51:39+00:00August 26th, 2016|

Is Assessment for Learning any different from testing? Yes indeed! According to the National Council of Teachers of English, "Well over a decade into federal education policy that endows significant consequences to single tests of student achievement too late in the academic year to lead to any action, teachers might be pleased that the term “formative [...]