RSE-TASC Reporter Articles


Jugyokenkyu: Lesson Study Leads to Student Success

By Jennifer Gensior, Regional Special Education Trainer
September 2014
Japan’s academic results are worthy of admiration. Its students are ranked third in the world in both reading and science, and eighth in the world in math according to the 2012 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) scores (Weisenthal, 2013). And this is no anomaly - since...

Formative Assessment

By Martha Trujillo-Torp, EdD, Special Education School Improvement Specialist
February 2013
As I coach teachers in classrooms on instructional practices that improve outcomes for struggling students, I have become convinced that formative assessment is one of the most powerful tools we have for ensuring student success.  Formative assessment is a tool that provides teachers with...
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