Dec. 24, 2020
Looking back over my 13 years at Hatch Early Learning, I have witnessed a remarkable evolution. I recall the
Understanding where a child’s strengths lie — and where room for improvement may exist — is critical when it comes to academic success. While assessments will shine a light on the skill areas that need more attention, it’s more effective to identify where additional support is needed before test time. This way you can tailor classroom experiences that not only boost learning, but make it even more enjoyable!
If you’re using Ignite by Hatch in your classroom, you already know how easy it is to access real-time, data-based reports that identify the children who need additional support in specific skill areas. This information is incredibly useful in the days and weeks leading up to assessments, showing you exactly where to focus your attention to make your preparation time even more effective.
To boost assessment readiness even more, here are five creative tips to consider before test time:
Children focus better when their basic needs are met — and that’s especially true during an assessment. A healthy snack, whole-group yoga, or a short meditation session are all great ways to be mindful and set a positive tone before test time.
To learn more assessment strategies and how Ignite by Hatch can help children achieve academic success, check out our webinar, “Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Assessment.”
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