Renaissance Success Stories

 

Are you seeing great results with Renaissance solutions in your classroom, school, or district? We'd love to hear about it!

 

Are you seeing great results with Renaissance solutions in your classroom, school, or district? We'd love to hear about it!

April 24, 2017

Ready, set, read: nurturing kindergarten and pre-K independent readers

“Miss Nelson, Miss Nelson, I need a new book!” He’s five, beaming with pride, and nearly dancing out of his sneakers as he spies Miss Nelson in the hallway. He can’t wait to tell her he’s just scored 100 percent […]
April 19, 2017

One year, tremendous math growth: the magic of a determined teacher and the right learning tools

A less tenacious educator might have passed on such a teaching position. The opening was for a mathematics teacher at a small rural school plagued by seriously limited financial and staffing resources. Some 65 percent of the Pre-K–12 school’s total […]
March 24, 2017

Read, read, read: words of wisdom in West Virginia

In a world of multimedia technologies that can distract and even isolate students, educators must work ever more resourcefully to entice schoolchildren back to the basics of learning. Mary Scott, assistant principal at Peterson-Central Elementary in Weston, West Virginia, suggests […]
March 17, 2017

From accurate assessments to fast adaptive action: district accelerates progress to 100% literacy

Nearly 13,000 students attend K–8 classes in the Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) district in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. District educators expect each student to achieve reading and math literacy, actively engage in extracurricular activities, and ultimately graduate on to higher […]
January 23, 2017

Impacting instruction, offering flexibility: Diocese of Madison implements a student growth solution

Michael Flanagan’s parents were educators—music teachers, to be precise—and while that fact shaped his early life, he never imagined he would become one himself. “It wasn’t that I disliked the idea—I just never imagined going the same route,” he says. […]
January 3, 2017

Better data, better decisions: building an assessment portfolio to energize achievement

Administrators in the Hartford School District in Hartford, Vermont, appreciate the equitable-outcome and access objectives of standards-based education. The difficulty, they say, comes in implementing assessments that not only measure student performance against those standards, but also provide the timely, […]