When used with purpose, assessments can be powerful tools to help educators use data to understand how students learn and design learning experiences to meet their needs. The Formative Assessment and Differentiation focus area provides educators with the skills needed to formatively assess student learning, develop checks for understanding, use student data to inform instruction, and help students understand their academic progress. Our 1:1 coaching methodology centers on the principles of actionable research and job-embedded best practices to provide the most personalized and differentiated approach to meet the needs of our participants. This professional learning is designed to support each participant with what they need, not a one-size-fit all approach. Our Formative Assessment and Differentiation coaches use the “Try, Measure, Learn” approach to create an ongoing change in practice.
This coaching model and support was developed for teachers, instructional coaches, and leaders.
Coaching supports participants where they are at, building awareness, understanding, and opportunities for application and ownership of key competencies like these: