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NASP Position Statement: Grade Retention and Social Promotion

Position Statement from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) addressing grade retention and social promtion.

Updated on

May 31, 2018

Topic

Instruction

Age

All Ages

Preschool Through Third Grade Alignment & DI: A Literature Review

Research shows that participation in a high-quality preschool can improve young children’s readiness skills for elementary school, positively influencing behavioral, social-emotional, and cognitive outcomes. Specifically, for children who may be at risk for academic challenges in early elementary...

Updated on

May 31, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6)

Early Childhood Behavior and Social Emotional Learning Implementation Guide

Kansas MTSS Implementation Guide for Early Childhood Behavior and Social Emotional Learning.

Updated on

May 31, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Early Childhood Math Implementation Guide

Kansas MTSS Implementation Guide for Early Childhood Math.

Updated on

May 31, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Kansas MTSS Pre K-12 Reading Implementation Guide

Kansas MTSS Implementaiton Guide for Pre K-12 Reading

Updated on

May 31, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Reading

Age

All Ages

Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Practice Guides: Mathematics

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) is an investment of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education that was established in 2002. The IES Practice Guide presents recommendations for educators to address challenges in th...

Updated on

May 30, 2018

Topic

Instruction, Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Practice Guides: Early Childhood (Pre-K)

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) is an investment of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education that was established in 2002. The IES Practice Guide presents recommendations for educators to address challenges in the...

Updated on

May 30, 2018

Topic

Instruction, Mathematics

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Practice Guides: Schoolwide Programs

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) is an investment of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education that was established in 2002. The IES Practice Guide presents recommendations for educators to address challenges in their...

Updated on

May 30, 2018

Topic

School Improvement, Instruction

Age

All Ages

Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Practice Guides: English Learners

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) is an investment of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education that was established in 2002. The IES Practice Guide presents recommendations for educators to address challenges in the...

Updated on

May 30, 2018

Topic

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)/English Language Learners (ELL), Reading, Instruction

Age

Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Practice Guides: Children with Disabilities

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) is an investment of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education that was established in 2002. The IES Practice Guide presents recommendations for educators to address challenges in the...

Updated on

May 30, 2018

Topic

Reading, Instruction, Specially Designed Instruction, Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Practice Guides: Science

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) is an investment of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education that was established in 2002. The IES Practice Guide presents recommendations for educators to address challenges in their...

Updated on

May 30, 2018

Topic

Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Practice Guides: Teacher Excellence

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) is an investment of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education that was established in 2002. The IES Practice Guide presents recommendations for educators to address challenges in th...

Updated on

May 30, 2018

Topic

School Improvement, Instruction

Age

All Ages

Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Practice Guides: Literacy

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) is an investment of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education that was established in 2002. The IES Practice Guide presents recommendations for educators to address challenges in the...

Updated on

May 30, 2018

Topic

Reading, Instruction

Age

All Ages

What Research Says About Identification and Assessment of English Learners with Disabilities

This is a webinar provided by the National Center for Systemic Improvement (NCSI).It is critically important for state and local educational agencies to consider English learners with suspected or identified disabilities in planning for assessment and instruction. As part of Results Driven Ac...

Updated on

May 30, 2018

Topic

Evaluation & Eligibility for IDEA, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)/English Language Learners (ELL)

Age

All Ages

Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Practice Guides: Graduation/Drop-Out

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) is an investment of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education that was established in 2002. The IES Practice Guide presents recommendations for educators to address challenges in th...

Updated on

May 30, 2018

Topic

None

Age

High School (9 − 12)

Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Practice Guides: Behavior

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) is an investment of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education that was established in 2002. The IES Practice Guide presents recommendations for educators to address challenges in their classrooms and schools. They ...

Updated on

May 30, 2018

Topic

Instruction, Behavior

Age

All Ages

FY 2014 PreLeadership Presentation

FY 2014 PreLeadership Presentation

Updated on

May 30, 2018

Topic

Special Education MIS Data Collection, APR Indicator Data Collection

Age

None

Classroom Instruction that Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement Book Study

Classroom Instruction That Works answers many questions about what works in education. This book examines decades of research findings to condense the results into nine strategies that have positive effects on learning. The authors provide the statistical effect sizes and show how those transla...

Updated on

May 29, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction: K-3 Book Study

This book is designed to educate teachers on the latest science-based research in the field of reading, and how they can use that research to teach reading more effectively. In addition, it provides many classroom activities that are based on scientifically-based reading research. The information...

Updated on

May 29, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Reading, Dyslexia

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Collaborative Strategic Reading: Strategies for Improving Comprehension Book Study

Collaborative Strategic Reading (CSR) teaches students with varied ability levels four specific comprehension strategies while working cooperatively. Student strategies includes previewing the text; giving ongoing feedback by deciding “click” (I get it) or “clunk” (I don’t get it) at the end of ...

Updated on

May 29, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Reading

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)