Teaching & Learning

Teaching & Learning

The Futures of Educational Testing

The Futures of Educational Testing

By Stuart Kahl, Ph.D.

I’m talking about both state accountability testing and local testing—i.e., district, school, and classroom. The reason I’m addressing both is because I’ve seen the significant impact the former can have on the latter. In their own testing, local educators often mimic the kinds of tests that...

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Equity in Assessment A Guide for Administrators

Equity in Assessment: A Guide for Administrators

By Stuart Kahl, Ph.D.

A brief history of equity in education

Equity in educational opportunity has been a major focus of federal legislation and programs for over a half a century. It started with the passing of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act in 1965 and continued in all its subsequent...

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Finding the Genius in Students with Significant Cognitive Disability

Finding the Genius in Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

By Robin Meyers, Ph.D.

About Lake Hills School

Lake Hills School is the Exceptional Student Education Center School for Lake County, Florida, which serves students with significant cognitive disabilities (SwSCD) ages 3–22. All of the classrooms at Lake Hills School are self-contained meaning the classes are...

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Early Childhood Assessments

Early Childhood Assessment

By Holly King, Ph.D.

In addition, early childhood assessment identifies the need for intervention or support services due to developmental delays or other risk factors influencing typical development. Finally, assessment supports programs in evaluating the effectiveness of learning environments, curriculum and...

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School Turnaround

By Mark A. Elgart, Ed.D

Every graduate we see proudly sporting their cap and gown has a story. Whether their journey across that stage was likely or remarkable, they are to be lauded. Their graduation is the fulfillment of a promise that their hard work, commitment, and determination to overcome challenges large and...

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