Funding


 

6 Tips to Secure Your K-12 Federal Funding

Join us for our complimentary webinar to hear funding forecast including new funding flexibilities for districts, highlights of the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and how it will impact program planning for districts, best practices on securing funding and more!

Charles Blaschke

President, Education TURNKEY Systems Inc

Dr. Nola Wellman

Strategic Consultant, Compass Learning

Assessment


 

Using Assessment to Drive a Culture of Growth

When used effectively, formative assessment techniques and data can also provide immediate and accurate feedback to the learner, shifting the mindset of the student and allowing the student to measure, monitor, and manage their own learning.

Linda Foote

Digital Learning Specialist, Poway Unified School District

Pete Gonzales

Regional Manager, NWEA

Summer Learning


 

Stop the Cycle of Cumulative Summer Learning Loss

Join us to hear Sam Brooks, Personal Learning Coordinator at Putnam County Schools, discuss strategies for creating an effective summer school implementation that has a lasting effect.

Sam Brooks

Personal Learning Coordinator, Putnam County Schools

Intervention


 

Tips for Creating a Sustainable Intervention Model

Suffering from a scattered, fragmented RTI plan? Listen in on our discussion of strategies for creating an effective intervention program for grades K-8 including essential components of a RTI framework.

Dale Webster, Ph. D.

Chief Academic Officer at the Consortium on Reaching Excellence in Education (CORE)

Intervention


 

Intervention Strategies to Assist Struggling Learners

Dr. Erica Lembke provides an overview of evidence-based interventions that range from broad strategies to implement with your entire class to more targeted strategies in reading, mathematics, and writing.

Dr. Erica Lembke

Chair and Associate Professor, University of Missouri and Trainer for the National Center on Intensive Intervention

Blended Learning


 

Key Components for Implementing Blended Learning

Good design and planning are critical to the success of blended learning programs. Find out more on the what and the why of blended learning, including successful implementation models and key components.

Kevin Dellicker

Chief Executive, Dellicker Strategies

Arthur VanderVeen

Vice President, Compass Learning

Blended Learning


 

Practical Recommendations for Getting Started with Blended Learning

Heather Staker shares recommendations on getting started with blended learning as well as best practices being utilized in districts throughout the country.

Heather Staker

Senior Research Fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute

Assessment


 

Using Assessment as a Tool for Teaching and Learning

Find out more on strategies for teachers and administrators to gather use student test data to enhance student learning and close achievement gaps and the meaning and purpose of different assessment types.

Nancy Sindelar

Author

Assessment


 

Inform Instruction Using Your Scantron Performance Series® Data

Learn about the success Alabama educators are experiencing in Hoover City Schools and Piedmont City Schools through the use of the Compass Learning-Scantron Performance Series partnership.

Jerry Snow

Principal, Piedmont City Schools

Mary Wyers

Curriculum Specialist, Hoover City Schools

Assessment


 

Using Your STARTM Data to Personalize Learning

Compass Learning can use your assessment results to automatically generate personalized learning paths for each student. Learn how the School District of Osceola County, FL plans to leverage their STAR assessment results and Compass Learning software.

Kim Brewbaker

Product Marketing Manager, Renaissance Learning

Debra Stecher

Director of Learning Services, Compass Learning

Technology


 

Key Strategies to Infuse Technology in Learning

Learn strategies to help build a shared vision and break down the silos of curriculum and technology and see examples of how digital tools are changing instructional practice.

Tonia McMillan

Instructional Technology Coach, Dawson Educational Cooperative

Oretha Ferguson

English Teacher, Southside High School

Harry Dickens

Education Consultant, Compass Learning

Literacy


 

Early Literacy Programs for Struggling Students

Hear Dale Webster, Ph.D. outline strategies and tactics for improving reading proficiency by the end of 3rd grade.

Dale Webster, Ph.D

Chief Academic Officer, Consortium on Reaching Excellence in Education (CORE)

Literacy


 

Tactics, Strategies, and Training for a Complete Literacy Solution

Hear three specialists in the practical application of literacy instruction as they share their proven techniques for helping young readers read to learn and for sustaining literacy development throughout a student’s educational experience.

Jennifer Harrison

K-8 Literacy Specialist for Charlotte-Mecklenburg (NC) Schools

Michele Deveney

Professional Development Manager for Compass Learning

Gail Lewis

Product Specialist for myOn® e-readers

Project Based Learning


 

Project Based Learning: What is it and Why Do it?

Hear Suzie Boss explain strategies for implementing effective PBL that motivates students not only to understand content more deeply, but also to learn how to take responsibility and build confidence, solve problems, work collaboratively, communicate ideas, and become creative innovators.

Suzie Boss

Author, Education Consultant, PBL Advocate

College and Career Readiness


 

Three Skill Sets to Pay Attention to for College and Career Readiness

Hear Dr. Karin Hess discuss the need for a broader framework for college and career readiness and the role of technology in helping students become self-directed learners.

Dr. Karin Hess

President, Educational Research in Action, LLC