data-driven instructional cycle

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Rethinking How We Teach Literacy in Tier 1: Targeted, Small-Group Instruction

Friday, April 5, 2024
Targeted, small-group instruction supports all students, including struggling readers and students who have already met or exceeded expectations.
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Meeting Students' Needs With Iowa's Continuous Improvement Framework and Process

Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Iowa's Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) and Continuous Improvement Process (CIP) help educators and districts identify needs and make decisions.
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Where Have All the Spelling Lists Gone?

Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Well-designed spelling lists can support your students’ literacy development. Despite how commonplace spell check and other writing tools have become, explicit spelling instruction is still an important practice.
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IRRC Resources to Support Teachers Using FastBridge

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
The IRRC’s new eLearning module and instructional recommendations tool can support teachers as they make instructional decisions based on universal screening data.
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Using a Data-Driven Instructional Cycle to Improve Core Literacy Instruction in Middle School

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Learn about an instructional cycle that also involves coaching and planning next steps as a team in our Q&A with Cedar Rapids Schools’ administrators.