Learning Found: How to leverage formative assessments to drive student learning


In this webinar recording, we'll cover:

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    Why formative assessments provide teachers with the continuous visibility needed to meet students where they’re at and help them succeed

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    Findings from a recent EdWeek survey on the value and importance of formative assessments

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    How-to leverage Newsela’s low-stakes formative assessments to keep students engaged through self-efficacy

Speaker Details

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Brittany Boyd

Professional Learning Manager, Newsela

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Kristen Rafferty

Professional Learning Manager, Newsela

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Emily Lepkowski

Educator Specialist, Newsela

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