Clark McKown

Five Steps for Maximizing Benefit and Minimizing Risk from Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Screening Assessment

By Clark McKown People often have very strong opinions about student assessment, particularly when it comes to social and emotional learning assessment. This is especially true when discussing the use of SEL assessment for screening. One colleague is adamant that …

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Using Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Assessment in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)

By Clark McKown (Originally appeared in the Transforming Education blog on July 11, 2018.) Multi-tiered systems of support, or MTSS, are based on a simple and positive premise: We should use data to teach in ways that build on student …

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