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!

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 […]
December 13, 2016
bringing out the best

Bringing out the best: Elise L. Wolff Elementary makes reading crazy fun!

Nine grade levels of reading ability separate students entering the fifth-grade class at Elise L. Wolff Elementary in Henderson, Nevada. As daunting as that may sound for an educator, teacher Lloyd Goldberg says he expects all of his students to […]
December 13, 2016
chance buns

Reading confidence and a record-breaking goal—all by Chance

When asked about his favorite books, sixth-grader Chance Buns is quick to reply with several. Of course, there’s Eragon, a fantasy novel about an orphan who finds a blue stone, only to realize that it’s a dragon egg. Then there’s […]