Proven Tips and Strategies to Face the State Summative Assessment

Regardless of what state students are getting their education in, state summative assessments are a challenge all students must face. Each state has different requirements and different subjects in which end of course assessments are given. There are a few … Continue reading
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How to Effectively Use Calculators on the Smarter Balanced Assessment

General Tips for Taking the Mathematics Portion of the Text The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) is a Common Core-aligned assessment system used in many states. One tool for students is the built-in Desmos calculator, which can be used on … Continue reading

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StepUp to the Right Solution for Your Campus

Are you having difficulty in choosing the best assessment rehearsal program for your school? Lumos Learning has the answer! What are you looking for? Practice assessments that mimic your state assessment? Remedial and deep remedial lessons to close achievement gaps? … Continue reading

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Disciplinary Literacy (Common Core Application)

In Denver high schools, students are being asked to learn new scientific vocabulary and concepts and additionally offered Spanish/English cognates, root words, and a system for translating new words and worksheets on scientific content. This is one case of how … Continue reading

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Impact of Common Core Standards on academic improvement

More thorough principles in math and English language arts have added to enhanced academic accomplishment for students in many states. A late examination took a gander at enhancements in test scores from the 2014-15 school year to the 2015-16 school … Continue reading

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Illinois state receives $7 million grants

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has been awarded $7 million grants by The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to develop a data system named Illinois Statewide Longitudinal P-20 Data System (SLDS). “The ability to collect and track data … Continue reading

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Tennessee Teacher of the year – Cathy Whitehead

Cathy Whitehead has been awarded as Tennessee Teacher of the year for the year 2015-16. She is well known for her leadership and for her instructions to students. “The Teacher of the Year Awards is an opportunity to recognize instructional … Continue reading

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