How Newsela ELA reinforces tested skills with engaging texts

FEB 17, 2022

In this webinar recording, we'll cover:

  • 1

    Findings from a recent correlational study analyzing Newsela ELA quiz performance and MAP Growth assessment performance.

  • 2

    How to build literacy skills without sacrificing authentic content.

  • 3

    How to leverage Newsela’s formative assessments to keep students engaged in classroom learning.

Speaker Details

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Brian Veprek

Strategic Solutions Architect

Brian Veprek is a Curricular Solutions Architect at Newsela, where he collaborates with school districts to surface and address the unique needs of their students and teachers. He is a former professional learning consultant and coach as well as a former teacher of English, theatre arts, history, and Latin in public, independent, and international secondary schools. In all of his work as an educator, Brian strives to support learners as they cultivate their empathy and agency.

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