Posts Tagged ‘data-informed classroom’

Case Study: How Innovative Education Technology Can Improve Math Performance by 84 Percent

At Statesboro High School (Bulloch County Schools), student performance on Georgia’s Math End of Course Test (EOCT) state assessment grew from 38 percent to 70 percent – an improvement of 84 percent. Two teachers (Jake Collins and Diana Johnson) established a successful strategy involving their Professional Learning Community (PLC), development of common assessments, and using Illuminate’s Data and Assessment platform to create a…

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9 Steps to an Effective Common Assessment Framework

Where do I even begin? If you’ve been tasked with establishing a system of common student assessments within your school or district, it’s a question that’s likely racing through your mind. It’s difficult enough to get 10 people to cooperate on a shared goal, much less several hundred or more. Yet, as a district assessment…

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v8.4 Release Highlight – assessment feedback to improve learning

Last full release of the year! Read our release notes for all the details. A highly requested feature is the new Annotation for Constructed Response Grading. Teachers can give specific feedback on essays/constructed response answers from their students in Illuminate. Student use that feedback to improve their learning! How does it work?  Create a formative assessment to be administered…

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