By: Matt Smith and Travita Godfrey. Texas’s Humble ISD uses a data-driven, district-wide approach to SEL programming and intervention strategies to develop SEL competencies and help ensure students get the support they need.
Our kids are growing up on a curve--a public health curve, an exponential technology curve, and a climate curve. These curves demand personal and collective behavior change, yet we don't see collective action. How do we turn these realizations into action?
By partnering with a university and studying data from several sources including Curriculum Associates' i-Ready, Texas's Plainview Independent School District performed an equity audit and developed an action plan to focus first and foremost on improving instruction and classroom dynamics.
Tom dives into the challenges of social media as it has created an extractive attention economy. This blog delivers promising solutions that have the ability to turn the table and put people back in charge of their data.
In April, Instructure acquired MasteryConnect, a leader in formative assessment. Tom explains why this may mark the beginning of the end of standardized testing.