Claus von Zastrow has held senior positions in education policy and research for more than 15 years. He currently oversees efforts at Education Commission of the States to improve statewide longitudinal data systems and provide state-by-state data on STEM education.
Before joining ECS, he was chief operating officer and director of research at Change the Equation (CTEq), where he led initiatives to publish data on STEM education and scale the nation’s most effective STEM education programs to millions more children across the country....
Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness
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About the Organization
Founded in 2005 to support research on education policy and practice, the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE) has established itself as a specialist research organization focused on the investigation of causal questions critical to effective educational practice. Guided by a...
Craig Wacker is a strategic partner at EDGE Consulting Partners and serves as a senior fellow at FutureEd, a solution-oriented think tank at Georgetown University. Previously he was strategy lead for the Raikes Foundation’s student agency program, a portfolio focused on leveraging mindsets and other nonacademic factors in support of learning. He has also served as a senior program officer with the MacArthur Foundation, where he designed and launched a new $75 million strategy to reverse mass incarceration and managed portfolios in...
It’s Earth Day and the March for Science in Washington DC today. It’s a good day to promote bi-partisan evidence-based policy making in education!
Two strategies to combat test stress
by Eva Kohlmoos on April 19, 2017 in Blog, Nashville • 0 Comments
This month across the state of Tennessee students will take assessments in math, reading, science and social studies to measure their learning over the course of the school year and their preparedness for the upcoming year. It’s easy to get overly amped during this time and create a stress-filled environment for kids and adults alike. Here are two research-based and teacher-approved strategies to dial down the stress and dial up...
To Put America First, Start With Public Education @NellieMaeEdFdn
President & CEO of @NellieMaeEdFdn: leading efforts to reshape public education to be more equitable & more effective for all learners. www.nmefoundation.org
President Trump and Education Secretary DeVos have made clear their intention to divert public education dollars by way of vouchers to private institutions, arguing that these options to attend private school can deliver a better, more equitable education to students. Our outdated...
How to support your child’s reading growth
by Eva Kohlmoos on February 28, 2017 in Blog, Nashville • 0 Comments
What’s the best way parents can support their child’s reading growth at home? Read every night.
That sounds simple enough but anyone who has had the “have you done your homework” conversation knows this can be easier said than done. Here are a few tips for success that can make reading every night a reality in your home.
Choose a “just right” book
To get the most out of independent reading...
Jeff Archer, President & Founder, Knowledge Design Partners LLC (www.knowledgedesign.org). Jeff leads KDP, which provides communications and knowledge management services to education organizations and innovators working to improve teaching and student learning. KPD partners with clients to share powerful and often complex ideas in clear and compelling ways, using graphics, narratives, data, and video. Through KDP, Jeff served as a lead consultant to the highly influential Measures of Effective Teaching project, for which he helped...
Dr. Martin Orland (PhD) is an independent consultant whose varied educational leadership roles have consistently focused on filling the nexus between evidence-based knowledge and improved policy and practice. He most recently spent nine years as Senior Program Director for Evaluation and Policy Research at WestEd as well as founding director of its Washington DC office. During his WestEd tenure Orland led a nationwide staff conducting policy, research and evaluation studies and large scale technical assistance efforts on topics including...
Teachers as healthy models of behavior
by Eva Kohlmoos on January 17, 2016 in Blog, Nashville • 0 Comments
I have a vision: A classroom of 25 nine-year-olds is abuzz with students discussing the story they are reading. One student asks, “Why did Charlotte decide to use all her energy to help Wilbur?” Two students excitedly start to answer at the same time. They pause and one student says, “You can go first.” The other student says “Thank you” and shares why he thinks Charlotte helps Wilbur. The students do all this on...