As Baby Boom teachers begin to retire, a new generation of teachers is taking on the classroom. Generation Y teachers—those born between 1977 and 1995—are young, technologically savvy, and interested in global outcomes.
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This report uses data from the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) on fourth-grade teachers’ reading instruction practices and strategies.
Response to intervention (RTI) can be both a system for providing early interventions to struggling students and a special education diagnostic tool for evaluating and identifying students with specific learning disabilities.
This series of modules Using CBM in a Response to Intervention Framework, provides information about how student progress monitoring, specifically Curriculum Based Measurement (CBM), can be used to determine a student’s response to an intervention.
The National Center for Technology Innovation (NCTI) advances learning opportunities for all students, with a special focus on individuals with disabilities.
This article, authored by distinguished AIR researcher Jennifer O’Day, compares the effects of selected instructional practices on both English Language Learners (ELLs) and non-ELLs.
The Trauma-Informed Organizational Toolkit offers concrete guidelines for organizations to assess whether they are responding appropriately to the needs of families who have experienced traumatic stress.
This report describes how the education system in the United States compares with education systems in the other G-8 countries--Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Russian Federation, and the United Kingdom.
The complex analysis compares the various, independently set student proficiency standards set by states with those of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), commonly known as the “nation’s report card.” The results offer a way to assess the relative rigor of the adequate yearly progress (AYP) standards set by states under NCLB. This study, using 2005 and 2007 math and reading assessments for grades 4 and 8, was conducted by AIR for the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).