Monthly Archives: June 2024

Playful Assessment

This 74Million article outlines recent efforts using online games and simulations to make assessments more creative and playful for students, while still providing useful feedback and information for teachers.

2024-06-27T22:17:29+00:00June 27th, 2024|News, Resources|

Impact Story Update: Enhancing Indigenous Understanding with Standards Implementation in South Dakota

Have you ever wanted to accomplish a task but couldn’t find much guidance on how to successfully achieve it? This was the problem many schools and educators were experiencing in South Dakota. Six years ago, the Oceti Sakowin Essential Understandings and Standards (OSEUS) were approved by the State Board of Education Standards based on legislation

2024-06-18T16:17:41+00:00June 18th, 2024|Blog|

Impact Story Update: Creating a Blueprint for Enhancing Support to North Dakota Schools Identified for Targeted and Comprehensive Improvement

When the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) began requiring states to identify schools for support and improvement plans, the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) recognized a statewide challenge. As a variety of improvement efforts got underway at individual schools and districts, the department lacked an overarching plan and uniform framework to set statewide

2024-06-18T15:32:32+00:00June 18th, 2024|Blog|

Voices from the Region: An Interview with Jonni Hertel

Voices from the Region spotlights stakeholders in Region 11 and their work to improve educational opportunities and outcomes. The R11CC is privileged to collaborate with and share the insights of Jonni Hertel, Ed. S., a third-grade teacher and student success facilitator at General Beadle Elementary School in Rapid City, South Dakota. Hertel, a member of

2024-06-10T17:03:07+00:00June 10th, 2024|Blog, South Dakota|