Blog Archive

Category: Students

Student achievements

Ramapo for Children Partnership

February 04, 2019

Demonstrated Success has embarked on an exciting partnership with Ramapo for Children, a New York based nonprofit, to bring new learning opportunities to New England educators. Our team members, Sarah Galligher and Karen Matso spent […]

Pinkerton Academy Profile

December 06, 2018

Pinkerton Academy is taking proactive steps this year, to support the social emotional health of its approximately 3,000 students through three initiatives with Demonstrated Success: 1. Youth Action Research around Climate and Culture, 2. Integrating […]

ESP Launches in Kittery

November 24, 2018

Educator Success Platform has officially launched! ESP is a secure, cloud-based management system designed just for schools. With the click of a button, educators can quickly develop a variety of templates to suit their needs […]

Education in Finland

November 12, 2018

Select Columns LayoutEvery fall teachers and students get a “fresh start,” and the majority of students are excited to progress to the next grade. There will be a new set of expectations,  new homework, a […]

Are Classroom Reading Groups the Best Way to Teach Reading?

October 14, 2018

​ Select Columns LayoutAre Classroom Reading Groups the Best Way to Teach Reading? Maybe Not. DS Professional Development Specialist and veteran teacher, Sarah Galligher reflects on a recent EdWeek article. Have you finished your benchmark assessments? Tis […]

NEA Fall Instructional Conference

October 05, 2018

Insert Image Insert Image On Friday, October 5th the NEA-NH hosted their Fall Instructional Conference in Bow.  With 540 educators attending, Demonstrated Success sent Professional Development Specialist, Sarah Galligher to take part in this energizing […]

Day at Wilton

September 24, 2018

On Tuesday August 28th, one of the hottest days of the year, I spent the day in the air-conditioned library at the Florence Rideout Elementary school in Wilton, NH.   There, the principal, Tim O’Connell, […]

Focus on One Thing

August 31, 2018

Insert Image Insert Image Insert Image Insert Image In September, we are all our most motivated, clearest thinking selves.  We enter the school year with optimism and intent.  The year’s potential is before us, a […]

School Support

April 17, 2018

Among the various types of in-school support we at DS offer, the most exciting to me is helping teaching teams discover what they have been teaching well, and where they can make changes to improve […]

April 3rd Workshop

April 03, 2018

On a much warmer and less snowy day, the Consortium Members met for our Spring Workshop. The morning kicked off with the participants revisiting the pedagogical merits of Reciprocal Teaching. Reciprocal teaching refers to an […]

Competency Education Blog

March 21, 2018

Select Columns Layout It is with tremendous gratitude to our panelists and attendees, that our team at Demonstrated Success celebrates the success of our first ever Competency Panel/Workshop on February 6th.  Rich, insightful questions from […]

Hats Off to Allenstown!

February 22, 2018

Select Columns Layout Select Columns LayoutHats off to Allenstown Elementary staff and students for significant school improvement. Allenstown made an impressive accomplishment as they closed the gap between a subgroup of students.We are excited to […]

January 23rd Winter Consortium Workshop

January 23, 2018

Select Columns Layout Select Columns Layout Select Columns Layout Select Columns LayoutJanuary 23, 2018 – Winter NH Consortium Workshop In true New England style we had to pay close attention to the weather before the second […]

Timberlane is on the Move!

January 09, 2018

Insert Image Select Columns LayoutTimberlane school district is on the move! Like so many other school districts in NH, Timberlane is adopting new practices in teaching and learning, assessment, grading and reporting tied to a […]

Incredible October 24th Consortium Workshop

December 11, 2017

Insert Image Insert Image  October 24, 2017 (Concord, NH): Consortium Members get together for their Fall Workshop: Using Data, Developing Assessments, and Grading in a Competency Based SettingThere is never enough time; however, in the […]

Making Instructional Change Through Assessment

July 24, 2017

Grade level teams at Marston School in Hampton, NH had already completed the arduous work of sifting through the Common Core Standards to articulate competency statements for literacy in grades 3-5. Teachers were thoughtful and […]