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10 Assumptions to Rethink About ELLs

10 Assumptions to Rethink About English-Language Learners, written by Anabel Gonzalez, was published in Education Week Teacher on November 1, 2016.

Teaching Our Kids Real from Fake

My 8-year-old daughter recently became frustrated as she struggled with an assignment that asked her to memorize the location and spelling of all 50 states.

MetaMetrics and Istation Expand Partnership to Link Quantile Measures for Math and Lexile Measures for Spanish

Istation and MetaMetrics®, developer of scientific measures of academic achievement, announce today an expanded partnership that will allow educators to access a student’s mathematical ability as a Quantile® measure and Spanish reading ability as a Spanish Lexile® measure. Quantile measures and Spanish Lexile measures will be available to Istation customers this fall.

Istation's School-to-Home Connection

Today we revisit a blog, written by Lindsey Joyce, featuring a school's innovative idea to involve parents in their learning community. Read Fostering a Strong School-to-Home Connection: Tech Know Saturday below. Don't forget to grab your copy of Istation's school-to-home connection e-brochure.

The Long-Term Impact of HEB’s Prekindergarten Program

Prekindergarten programs can have a lasting impact on students’ learning as they continue on to later grade levels. This topic has many advocates as well as many opponents. The prekindergarten program coordinator at Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB) ISD, Shea Stanfield-Mcgarrah, Ed.D., advocates prekindergarten makes a meaningful positive impact on student achievement in later grades. She has led a study to evaluate the effectiveness of HEB ISD’s prekindergarten program, following students from pre-K to the 6th grade.

Georgia Matthews Elementary wins Istation’s Kansas Participation Contest

Georgia Matthews Elementary School of Garden City, Kansas, takes home the winning prize!