Elizabeth Foster

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A window into teaching

By Elizabeth Foster | December 1, 2019

Robert Pianta discusses the evidence-based coaching model MyTeachingPartner.

We’re working to close the gap between research and practice

By Elizabeth Foster | October 1, 2019

Increasing research on professional learning is a priority for Learning Forward.

Writing instruction study benefits from teachers’ insights

By Elizabeth Foster | August 1, 2019

Understanding both the specificity and generalizability of studies like this one helps build awareness about the benefits of professional learning.

Study examines teachers’ perceptions of student achievement data

By Elizabeth Foster | June 1, 2019

Lessons from a study showing teachers believe student characteristics drive outcomes more than instruction.

How assessment supports English learners

By Elizabeth Foster | April 1, 2019

Margo Gottlieb explains how to support multilingual learners through assessment.

Network uses improvement science to scale up change

By Melinda George, Nick Morgan and Elizabeth Foster | February 1, 2019

Learning Forward’s What Matters Now Network engages three state teams in rapid-cycle testing of innovative strategies. Each state is focusing on specific ways to support schools’ use of high-quality instructional materials.