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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.

ERB’s Head of School Report: See the Big Picture in Your School’s Assessment Data

August 11, 2023
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ERB’s Head of School Report is designed specifically for school leadership teams seeking an interpretative summary of their ERB assessment results to guide strategic planning and evaluation. […] read more

How the AI-Driven PEG Scoring Algorithm Can Improve Student Writing

August 10, 2023
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The PEG AI-powered scoring algorithm offers real-time, actionable feedback that helps students revise and refine their work effectively. […] read more

Communicating with Parents and Families Before Test Day: ERB’s Tips for Educators

July 25, 2023
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We’ve compiled a list of tips and strategies to help enhance your communication with parents and families before achievement testing begins. […] read more

What Is to Be Done? Teaching Writing in the Era of AI

July 17, 2023
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The core issue teachers need to consider is this: If writing in the future will be a collaboration between a human and an AI program, then what writing-related skills does a student need to develop? […] read more

ERB Family Report: Engaging with Families to Enhance Student Growth

June 5, 2023
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To help families understand the “bigger picture” behind their child’s assessment data, we are launching ERB Family Report to empower educators to present this information—including key findings and next steps—in a simple, digestible format. […] 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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