ERB Team

How to Overcome Test Anxiety and Support Students Before an Assessment

By ERB Team / November 21, 2023

Students with test anxiety show symptoms in situations involving academic evaluation, making it difficult to demonstrate their true knowledge and abilities. […] read more

How ERB Collects Data to Measure Student Well-Being in the School Community

By ERB Team / October 13, 2023

At ERB, we measure students’ overall well-being through three key facets: emotional well-being, academic engagement, and sense of fairness and belonging in the school community.  […] read more

How Different Assessments and Measures Can Help Inform Student Growth

By ERB Team / October 9, 2023

To get a holistic view of the multiple factors that can foster or impede student growth, educators can leverage several different types of assessment to track students’ academic achievement and well-being across multiple dimensions. […] read more

Examining the Factors That Impact Social and Emotional Skills: Data from ERB SelfWise

By ERB Team / September 29, 2023

The findings of an ERB pilot study of more than 2,000 students offer important lessons for educators and school leaders as they build and iterate social and emotional skill development programs. […] read more

What Data from the ERB Check-In Survey Tell Us About Student Well-Being at School

By ERB Team / September 29, 2023

During the 2022-2023 school year, 14 ERB member schools piloted the Check-In Survey with over 2,000 students in grades 4-8. The study revealed both persistent challenges and powerful takeaways for educators. […] read more

The Distinctive Value of Independent Schools

By ERB Team / September 15, 2023

Independent schools are non-profit, mission-driven institutions governed by a board of trustees and funded by tuition and charitable contributions. […] read more

Introducing SelfWise, the Key to Unlocking Student Social and Emotional Skills

By ERB Team / August 30, 2023

We are excited to introduce SelfWise, our innovative student self-report inventory designed to measure students’ social and emotional skills. […] read more

ERB’s Head of School Report: See the Big Picture in Your School’s Assessment Data

By ERB Team / August 11, 2023

ERB’s Head of School Report is designed specifically for school leadership teams seeking an interpretative summary of their ERB assessment results to guide strategic planning and evaluation. […] read more

How the AI-Driven PEG Scoring Algorithm Can Improve Student Writing

By ERB Team / August 10, 2023

The PEG AI-powered scoring algorithm offers real-time, actionable feedback that helps students revise and refine their work effectively. […] read more

Communicating with Parents and Families Before Test Day: ERB’s Tips for Educators

By ERB Team / July 25, 2023

We’ve compiled a list of tips and strategies to help enhance your communication with parents and families before achievement testing begins. […] read more

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ERB and Kahoot! Forge Partnership to Enhance Student Learning Experiences

ERB, a not-for-profit trusted leader in K-12 assessment and data-driven insights for independent school educators and families, and Kahoot!, a global leader in interactive learning and engagement, announced a partnership to elevate the teaching and learning experience for educators and students. […] read more

The Power of Evidence-Based Problem-Solving to Improve Student Outcomes

Dave Hersh, CEO of Character Lab, recommends educators use five steps to collect evidence for problem-solving and ultimately improving student outcomes. […] read more

Navigating the Middle East Conflict and Assessing Mission Success

As with any challenge to the value and integrity of schools, this is an opportunity to reaffirm our core commitments as educators. Teaching about the Middle East is part of the educational mission of schools […] read more

Spring Cleaning: Taking the Time to Reflect on the School Year

Spring is an ideal part of the year to sequester some good thinking time in order to reflect on what has worked well during the past year, along with what could have gone better. Be unsparing. Take notes. Then set it aside for at least the first half of the summer. […] read more