Monthly Archives: November 2019


Mindsets! Introducing – Open Reader – Equity For Math & Steam

"When I first saw the Open Reader, I immediately thought of all of my former English Learner students who could have benefited from this innovative technology. Life is all about timing. This technology incorporates the fundamental principles of language acquisition teaching and learning strategies seamlessly. It is a game changer for language acquisition." Tom Davis, Director [...]

Close Learning Gaps the Wichita Way

CONTACT US  |   LEARN MORE Going to Scale: Implementing Evidence-Based Personalized Learning for Math Intervention Discover how leaders in Wichita Public Schools took DreamBox districtwide In this EdWeek Webinar, professional learning developer Debbie Thompson walks you through the essential steps her district used to design and execute a successful personalized intervention program districtwide. Tune in to this one-hour [...]

Dreambox: Ready to Unlock Every Student’s Potential?

  Using Actionable Data to Personalize Math Learning Empower students of all abilities to enjoy mathematics and become lifelong learners This paper explores the leadership role school administrators can take to create data-driven learning environments in their districts. Discover how to leverage the power of data, coupled with adaptive tools, to achieve what parents and educators want: [...]

ThinkLaw: Moving from “All” Students to “Each” Student

Message from Colin Seale, thinkLaw’s Founder and CEO Almost every school system's mission or vision statement refers to positive outcomes for all students. My first book, which is available for pre-order in December through Prufrock Press, has the subtitle A Framework for Teaching Critical Thinking to All Students. And most education equity conversations revolve around the idea that "all means all." But after [...]

ALAS: Leaders in Equity Update – Nov. 7, 2019

November 7, 2019      Home  |  Membership  |  Events  |  Advocacy  |  Careers  |  < a dstrackingaccount="" dstrackingtype="Miscellaneous" href=";X=vWuhzlklgmA~25y6Wur.tYz~amp;f=1~amp;r=" linkname="Academy" style="text-decoration:none; color: #ffffff;">Academy Archive  |   Subscribe   Search Past Issues View Web Version Advertise     ALAS EVENTS ALAS 16th Annual Education Summit — RECAP ALAS Thank you to all of the ALAS members and partners for attending our 16th Annual Education Summit in Orlando, [...]

Measurable Math Growth in 20 Hours?

CONTACT US  |   LEARN MORE Using Adaptive Technology to Increase Math Test Scores Students who used DreamBox for 20 hours scored 5 percentage points higher in national rankings John Danner, CEO of Rocketship Education, explains what makes DreamBox Learning® different. His company’s mission is to eliminate the achievement gap nationwide, in our lifetime. Find out why Danner thinks DreamBox’s [...]

How to Build an Assessment System That Meets Your Unique Needs

Achieving Your Perfect Assessment System Hi Panfilo, In the evolving assessment landscape, it can be challenging to ensure that your district's assessment system is complete, valid, and reliable. Does it include all of the essential tools your team needs for understanding, monitoring, and increasing student learning? We updated our popular eBook, A Complete Guide to Comprehensive Assessment Systems, to help you [...]

The Best (sometimes the worst) Position in the World

Dreamed of Changing Student Lives as the District Leader? Then attend the Aspiring Superintendents’ Conference Friday, November 8th ASA Office   Hear former AASA President Dr. Gail Pletnick answer the question, “Why Be a Superintendent?” Learn to Maximize the Interview Hear from New and Experienced Superintendents Learn about Board Relations from Author and Superintendent Dr. [...]