It is widely known that using formative assessment in the classroom is an indispensable component of teaching.
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Brittany Becker currently serves as a Marketing Specialist at Edmentum, and has been with the company since 2016. Before her time at Edmentum, Brittany studied both Early Childhood and Elementary Education, and eventually went on to teach 4th grade in Title 1 schools. Because of her background in education, Brittany is passionate about providing educators across the United States and the world with the tools and best practices to empower their students each day in the classroom.
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By leveraging technology you already have in your classroom, Group Sessions give teachers the ability to conduct simple, measurable, and easy-to-use whole whole-class activities while they gather actionable student data—and their students have fun in the classroom.
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