Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Stride Alabama e-News

A September to Remember in Alabama Stride Schools!
Greetings, Stride educators!  As September comes to a close, we'd like to congratulate you on an exceptional start back to school! 
Statewide usage to-date* shows AL students taking off with Stride!
  • 100,260 AL students are enrolled in Stride.
  • Together, they've answered 16 million questions directly aligned to AL College- and Career-Ready Standards.
  • 9% of work in Stride is happening after school hours!
These are unprecedented numbers in the history of AL schools using Stride. How many more students will you enroll in October? *usage to-date reflects 8/1 to 9/26/16.
Are your students Monumental Achievers? Jump over to the Stride Support Gallery (password STRIDEON) to download these "All About Me" coloring pages. Help your students define their #StrideGoals and give them a brain break to exercise their creativity! 
Share the fun on our LTS social media channels with hashtags #MonumentalAchiever #StrideGoals!

Aoooooo! What prizes are popular with your students?
Tools for Success
1. Earlier this month, we released the brand-new Stride Shop as an added incentive for your students to perform well in Stride. 
How are YOU utilizing the Stride Shop?
  • What prizes are most popular with your students?
  • How are you accumulating prize donations?
  • How will you put a fun Fall spin on the Stride Shop, with Halloween approaching?
Send us your highlights, ideas and pictures, so we can feature you in our October e-news!
2. Remember, PMA Form 1 is now underway, through Oct. 14.This is the first of four, parallel formative assessments to assist you with skills diagnosis and targeted instruction early in the academic year.  If you have students who are not currently enrolled in Stride, be sure to add them as soon as possible, so they have access to this first test form.
Share Your Stride Stories and be Featured Next Month!

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