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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 […]

Summer Writer’s Institute

June 21, 2018

SCHOOL IS OUT FOR SUMMER!We know that educators are taking this time to get some much-needed R&R. While you are resting, Demonstrated Success is excitedly planning our summer writer’s institute.  On August 16th, teachers will […]

2017-18 New Hampshire State Assessment System (NH SAS)

October 10, 2017

2017-18 New Hampshire State Assessment System (NH SAS)With the change from SBAC to the new NH SAS, educators have questions to help prepare for this years assessment and to understand what has changed. Following are […]

PLC Teams with Intention

October 06, 2017

Successful transition to competency based education requires that teachers and administrators effectively collaborate to implement a myriad of changes such as student driven classroom practices, performance assessments, and revised grading and reporting systems. Because of […]

Effective Systems for Data Use

August 23, 2017

​ In larger districts, establishing consistent K-12 data practices in multiple buildings can be challenging. A foundation of consistent district-wide protocols and systematic communication with stakeholders is the first step. In Salem School District, a […]

Third PACE Summer Institute

August 23, 2017

Last week, the third PACE summer Institute was held at Concord schools. Over two hundred NH educators attended. The Demonstrated Success team had the privilege of helping in the organization and facilitation of the event.The […]

Standards Linked to Curriculum Development

August 14, 2017

Much of the work we do at Demonstrated Success relates to curriculum development. In order to develop or enhance curricula, administrators and teachers need to understand where they are in relation to their goals/standards. It’s […]

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 […]