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  • October is National Principals Month

    Show your appreciation by using #ThankAPrincipal and sharing your stories with us!

  • Where is eDoctrina?

    We are headed out to see everyone at the #LIASCD Conference tomorrow! Be sure to visit our booth to learn how #eDoctrina can help your students succeed!

  • Multi-Tier System of Supports

    What It Is: As educators, we always strive to help our students succeed. Sometimes this means implementing Response to Intervention (RTI), or more recently, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) in the classroom…

  • Value of Online Assessments from Lancaster Central School District in NY

    “We wanted to share the success story of a High School Teacher who decided to give his final exam online this year, for the first time. He elected to make results visible…

  • Assessment for Learning (AFL)

    What It Is: With the article “Inside the Black Box,” originally published in 1998, an educational practice known as Assessment for Learning (AFL) has gained much notoriety. Having been called “one of the most important instructional…

  • Data-Driven Decision Making

    What It Is: Five years ago, very few educators had even heard the term “Data-Driven Decision Making.”  Today, very few have not.  DDDM, or “informed instruction,” is the practice of using real-time…

  • Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)

    What They Are: Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) are educational environments in which teachers work together as a team.  They hold each other accountable and focus more on learning and less on teaching (“Are…

  • Common Formative Assessments

    What They Are Formative assessments are frequently assigned activities (not necessarily test, exams or quizzes) given throughout a lesson or unit that provide teachers with measures of student progress.  “Common” assessments refer to those given…

  • Priority Standards

    What They Are: Most states have hundreds of learning standards and many more subsets of those standards.  Educators can’t (and shouldn’t) teach them all in great depth.  So, the process of identifying…

  • Response to Intervention (RTI)

    What It Is: Another practice that is becoming increasingly popular is Response to Intervention (RTI).  This refers to the practice of educators intervening to support struggling students in a proactive manner.  Schools…

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