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May 01, 2023Taking a Stand Against Divisive Concepts LawsType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentHow misguided legislation infringes on students’ right to learn in an open and honest environment.
April 25, 2023Literacy as a Process, Not a Program: Supporting the right workType:
Webinar RecordingTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentA webinar with experts in literacy through PLC implementation
April 18, 2023How to (Finally) Succeed with Science of Reading: Research-Backed Strategies for Early LiteracyType:
Webinar RecordingTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentAASA and EAB hosted a virtual event to share innovative strategies that are accelerating early literacy in districts nationwide.
March 31, 2023Opportunities Through Future-Focused CurriculumType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & Assessment Rural CommunitiesEighth in a series about AASA demonstration districts spotlights the Coxsackie-Athens Central School District in upstate New York.
March 01, 2023Convergence of Digital Learning for Staff and Students AlikeType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & Assessment TechnologyThe seventh column in a series about AASA demonstration districts spotlights the Elizabeth Forward School District in western Pennsylvania.
February 01, 2023The Creation of Next Generation LearningType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentWhat should K-12 education look like in its next iteration?
February 01, 2023Where’s the Affirming Vision for Public Education?Type:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentIn a polarized time, no individuals are better positioned than superintendents for promoting a community’s broader mission of schooling beyond standardized test scores. The author is vice president at the Aspen Institute and executive director of its Education & Society Program.
January 01, 2023The Questionable Forms of Student AssessmentType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentStudent testing has seen major developments since the No Child Left Behind Act.
January 01, 2023How the Pandemic Changed Our Thinking about Teacher EvaluationType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentAn intermediate education agency refocuses staff performance reviews to include evidence of student engagement.
January 01, 2023What We Focus On GrowsType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & Assessment District & School OperationsAre schools measuring what really matters for learners?
January 01, 2023Case Study: The River Valley School District (Pa.)Type:
Case StudyTopics: College- Career- and Life-Readiness Curriculum & AssessmentHow one AASA Learning 2025 Demonstration System is creating a future-driven school district
December 01, 2022Leading Systemic Redesign: Strategies from the FieldType:
Webinar RecordingWebinar participants will learn how their school community can work together to redesign the school system, reengineer instruction and co-author personalized learning for all learners.
December 01, 2022Transitioning from a Traditional Educational Model to a Competency Based Educational Model: Lessons Learned from AdministratorsType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentThis study examined why schools and districts transitioned from traditional education systems to competency-based, the challenges and benefits
December 01, 2022Ratings and Rankings: The Illusions of Student Measurement without ContextType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentAmericans like to rank. We like standings. We assign scores - numerical ones - to sort and select our favorites, best, and worst. We make decisions based on polls that rank songs, movies, restaurants, places to live or retire, and colleges to attend.
December 01, 2022Feedback for Teachers: What Evidence Do Teachers Find Most Useful?Type:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentThe purpose of this exploratory, descriptive study was to investigate teachers’ perceptions of three types of feedback on students’ performance to guide instructional improvements.
December 01, 2022[GPA] in, [GPA] out: Uncovering Inequity and Flaws in Grading PoliciesType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & Assessment EquityThis commentary explores how the omnipresence of letter grades and grade point average (GPA) as metrics in American education encourage uncritical acceptance of current grading practices despite the inherent inequity and flaws that harm students and institutions.
November 17, 2022Re-Building Student Supports for Pandemic Impacted Times: Student Success Systems and the GRAD PartnershipType:
Webinar RecordingTopics: College- Career- and Life-Readiness Curriculum & Assessment District & School OperationsJoin us for a webinar to learn how the GRAD Partnership is working with districts, schools, and communities to Rebuild Student Success Systems to meet current needs.
September 01, 2022A Beacon of 12 Shining LightsType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & Assessment District & School Operations EquityThe first column in a year-long series that will showcase each of the AASA Learning 2025’s Lighthouse school districts.
September 01, 2022Outcomes-Based EvaluationType:
InfographicTopics: Curriculum & Assessment District & School OperationsJob performance that‘s tied to student outcomes.
August 01, 2022Opening Our Eyes Again to Overseas SchoolingType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & Assessment District & School OperationsAASA’s executive director reflects on a recent education mission he took with others to Italy.
Jun26AASA Learning 2025 National SummitType:
SummitHear how school leaders across the country are building future-focused school systems that support all learners.
Jul06STEM Leadership ConsortiumType:
ConsortiumTopics: Curriculum & Assessment, TechnologyUse research-based STEM Leadership indicators to develop, evaluate, and improve STEM initiatives in your district, with the opportunity to be nationally recognized as a STEM Certified district.
Jul26Social and Emotional Learning CohortType:
CohortThe AASA Social and Emotional Learning Cohort is designed to help educational leaders and districts across the country meet the needs of the whole child.
Jul27Redefining Ready! CohortType:
CohortTopics: College- Career- and Life-Readiness, Curriculum & Assessment, District & School OperationsStudents are so much more than a standardized test score. Redefine what "ready" looks like for your students.
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