Creating effective teams a guide for members and leaders pdf mission is to improve learning by building capacity in schools, families, and communities through applied research and development. Since our inception in 1966, Education Northwest has earned a reputation as one of the premier providers of top-quality professional development, technical assistance, evaluation, and research services in the nation.
We continue to offer customized services that address the specific needs of our clients and that are informed by over 50 years of community-based work in the Northwest and beyond. What can schools do to get the most out of their school improvement efforts?
On our blog, Danette Parsley writes on how one of the latest trends in education reform is one we’ve seen before: continuous improvement. This time around, school leaders have access to an array of emerging strategies that can make today’s continuous improvement efforts more robust.
What are the strategies Parsley highlights? Assessment to help educators provide clear, consistent, and evidence-based feedback on student writing.
Many schools and districts are beginning to emphasize students’ writing skills across the curriculum. This makes it even more essential that all staff members use a common terminology and common strategies to provide feedback.