… assessment (or review of data) for every student at a grade level, progress monitoring, and research-based instruction.


Though the RtI models vary from district to district, it is usually defined as a three-tier approach where “Tier 1” corresponds to the high-quality instruction that happens in the classroom that will meet the needs for 80-85% of the students in the classroom. “Tier 2” refers to the need for a small percentage of students whose assessments indicate a lag …


… at each stage of development.

Dr. Steiner-Adair weaves real life stories and clinical research into a humorous and engaging dialogue that will help parents achieve greater understanding and mastery of the tech revolution unfolding in our homes.

Dr. Steiner-Adair has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Huffington Post Live, WSJ Live, The Discovery Channel, CNN, PBS and more.

Copies of her book will be available for sale prior to the event and cost …


Astronomy Night for Grade 4

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… at the Observatory and Planetarium.  Weather permitting, we will use the Clay Center’s research-grade main telescope and multiple smaller scopes to view the moon, Saturn’s rings, and more.  Program ends at 8:30pm.

We are inviting 4th grade students to sign up first by going to: https://docs.google.com/a/aquent.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AiBe8UE5yaRFdEVlZXZ6UDlLMnA5cW1mVWI5SVBFZnc&usp=sharing#gid=0 (https://docs NULL.google NULL.com/a/aquent NULL …


Literacy Coffee 11/27/12

On December 2, 2012 By


Q: What is Literacy Collaborative?

Literacy Collaborative is a research-based literacy model provided as a collaboration between your child’s school and Lesley University. It is designed to improve the literacy achievement of each child in reading, writing and word study.


Q. How do we know Literacy Collaborative helps children?

As a research-based model, Literacy Collaborative works with your school to help it collect data on every child, every …


… coordinator(s) for the programs under review. Committee members must be willing to study current research, to analyze data, to maintain confidentiality, to be full of questions not answers, to honor group process and to value collaboration. We are looking for two-three parents for each review committee, and are looking for representation across grades and schools.*

Time commitment: The entire review process for a program will take approximately one-two years of committee work. …