December 13, 2016
aiding educators

Renaissance Star® data provides crucial piece for aiding educators in RTI

Paula Defley, Education Strategist in Special Education for Louisiana’s Plaquemines Parish Schools, will never forget when Hurricane Katrina destroyed six of their nine schools and every home. Educational consultant Scott Johnson also witnessed the significant psychological, geographical, and emotional effects […]
December 13, 2016
castlewood

Rural South Dakota school goes “all in” with Renaissance Accelerated Math® for state test prep

Castlewood Elementary, a small rural school in northeastern South Dakota, started using Renaissance Accelerated Math® seven years ago, and fourth-grade teacher Mark Iverson says there’s no feasible way they’d ever give it up. “We have completely revamped our rooms and […]
December 13, 2016
acacia elementary school

It takes a village: raising engaged readers at an Arizona school

It takes a village to raise a strong culture of readers, and the Washington Elementary School District’s Acacia Elementary School in Phoenix, Arizona, is living proof. The community as a whole has become directly involved in and accountable for their […]
December 13, 2016
differentiated instruction

Differentiated math instruction key to large classroom gains

Differentiation is the goal for classroom instruction, but admittedly not easy to do—unless you have Renaissance Accelerated Math®, says John Daffron who teaches second and third grade at Newport Heights Elementary School in Newport Beach, California. “With Accelerated Math, you […]