Top Most Used Remote Programs, Interventions and Strategies in 2020

    Distance Learning, Interventions and Learning Supports' Strategies

    Over the past 10 months, with the pandemic outbreak, education systems have shifted to virtual and quasi virtual learning. The usage of remote learning intervention, tools, programs and strategies have increased drastically across subjects for all grade levels. 


    Over the next few months we will be rounding up our top used supports in 2020.
    First up we have our most popular remote learning programs, interventions, and strategies that have been used during the 2020 year.

    3 Common Issues With Assessments During Distance Learning

    Distance Learning, MTSS Assessment Data

    Among many of the COVID-19 and remote learning struggles for educators, understanding students’ assessment data has been one of the most common challenges. Interpreting student scores from universal screeners and benchmarks, and using the data to inform instruction and support, is an essential component of any MTSS framework.

    Without this information, educators must rely solely on their own observations of students to determine who is keeping up and who is falling behind. And of course, this becomes even more of a struggle when teachers aren’t able to observe and work with their students in person.

    These types of issues will likely stick around for a while, but as long as we continue to have students learning remotely it is essential to figure out ways to work with the data and information that is available. Below are common concerns that educators have with assessment data from their remote learners and suggestions for how to address them. 

    Understanding Tier Patterns and Movement in MTSS

    Tier 1 - Core Instruction, Tier 2, Tier 3

    Tiering is an integral part of any Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) framework. Not only does it help educators identify which students require additional support, but it also provides insight into the health of a district or school’s MTSS practice. When district and school leaders have visibility into the proportion of students at each tier level and how students are moving across tier levels, they can identify gaps in support and develop strategies to strengthen their intervention approaches. 

    3 Takeaways from CASEL’s New Definition of SEL

    SEL and Behavior

    Last week CASEL shared its updated definition and framework for understanding and implementing Social-Emotional Learning (SEL).