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ERB Insights Blog

Education is changing daily, and ERB strives to keep educators and parents up-to-date on what is happening that may impact your school and your students today, tomorrow, and in the future.

educators

The latest news and updates for educators and our ERB Member Schools.

Communicating Assessment Results with Students’ Families: 6 Tips for Educators

December 15, 2023
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Educators can use this list of key strategies to ensure students’ families have the necessary information and context about their assessment results. […] read more

Beyond Grades: Nurturing Growth at Parkview Baptist with ERB’s Whole Child Solution

December 7, 2023

For Parkview Baptist School, which piloted the Whole Child Solution in the 2022-2023 school year, the solution already offers critical insights into areas of strength and challenges. […] read more

Introducing NextGen Admission: ERB’s Equity-Driven Approach

November 15, 2023
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ERB is focusing on the future of equity-driven admission assessment, tools, and other resources through an initiative we are calling NextGen Admission. […] read more

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

October 13, 2023
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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

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

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families

The latest news and updates for our families.

What Is the ISEE Admission Test? 15 Frequently Asked Questions

December 13, 2023
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The ISEE provides admission teams with objective data points that can benefit both schools – by helping them make admission decisions – and families, by ensuring they find the right school fit for their student. […] read more

How to Overcome Test Anxiety and Support Students Before an Assessment

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

The Distinctive Value of Independent Schools

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

How to Interpret the New Milestones Norms

September 14, 2022
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After two years of administration, ERB determined that it collected sufficient data to construct norms based on actual Milestones test-takers. These norms better reflect students’ performance on Milestones and are more useful to members interpreting results. […] read more

All About the Data – Understanding CTP Norms

September 13, 2022
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As the 2022-2023 school year gets underway, we want to update you on the latest with CTP norms and explain how we developed the current CTP norms in relation to pre and post-pandemic data. […] read more

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