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!

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, […]
December 19, 2016

Finding the greatness: from at-risk student to teacher of the year

She seemed destined to be just another at-risk statistic, on a path to increasingly destructive behavior born of a troubled home life, poverty, abuse, and neglect. But along the way, one caring church family and a devoted elementary art teacher […]
December 16, 2016
Lexington Elementary

Community + collaboration + celebration = National Blue Ribbon merit at Lexington Elementary

The mere suggestion of a trip to the principal’s office can strike fear into the hearts of elementary students. But at Lexington Elementary School in southern Indiana, that response seems rather old school, harkening back to a time before reading-goal […]