Formative assessment is a phrase many know, but it’s one with varying interpretations.
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Taking a few minutes to set up the right testing environment and talking to your students about the diagnostic can increase the validity of results, leading to even more meaningful data to drive instruction. Check out our five tips to make the most of your Exact Path diagnostic administration!
Just because school is out for the summer doesn’t mean the learning has to stop! Whether you’re on the hunt for practice tools for your students to work on at home, activities for your summer school program, or you’re already thinking ahead to next year, we’ve got you covered.
Most students lose two months of math skills every summer, and two-thirds of the achievement gap in reading between low-income students and their middle-income peers can be attributed to summer learning loss in elementary school. Why accept summer learning loss when you can fight it with Study Island? You can use Study Island to run a completely virtual summer learning program consisting of skills practice in all core content areas, as well as additional activities in writing and reading.
State tests are right around the corner, so most likely, preparation in your classroom, campus, or district is well underway. Even if you have a well-thought-out test-prep plan in place, here are a few tips to implement right now to step up your test-preparation efforts with Study Island.
Kinesthetic, Visual, Auditory, Tactile, Oh My! What Are Learning Modalities and How Can You Incorporate Them in the Classroom?
In education, learning modalities (also known as learning styles) are defined as the ways in which students use their senses throughout the learning process to acquire new skills. Let’s take a closer look at what some of the research and commentary on this topic says to determine how much value can be gained by weaving these styles into your instruction.