Low-performing West Virginia school boosts achievement by focusing on continuous improvement
North Dakota teachers work with McREL standards consultants to build support and create resources for the Common Core State Standards.
One school in the Cree Nation of Northern Canada learned to work together as a community to increase students’ attendance and graduation rates using McREL’s Success in Sight.
Central Valley School District raised test scores through their work with McREL on a wide span of services—Classroom Instruction That Works®, Power Walkthrough®, Success in Sight®, and guaranteed and viable curriculum.
McREL’s North Central Comprehensive Center teamed up with the Minnesota Department of Education to develop a five-part redesign framework to support high schools across the state in improving achievement for all of their students.
McREL developed a student survey instrument for Expeditionary Learning that allowed them to track results across schools, link core programs to student outcomes, and determine how their practices can foster the results they want.
Cosmic Chemistry, a two-week summer program designed to proactively engage students in science, improved the level of students’ background knowledge and interest in science as well as teachers’ expectations of students in 9th and 10th grades.
By using a common process, Power of Data allowed Deer Valley School District to generate school goals from their student data and then determine which practices to put in place and which principal responsibilities they needed to achieve those goals.
Principal Consultant Cynthia Björk combined Success in Sight® with Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners to help Kayenta Unified School District in the Navajo Nation in Arizona, improve their sense of community and their use of research-based instructional strategies to increase reading and writing scores.
Goshen County contracted with McREL to help them create a guaranteed and viable curriculum that showed teachers how to pace instruction and develop the instructional rigor they expect from students.