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February is Black History Month. To help you celebrate, we've compiled a list of writing and reading resources.

February 1, 2017

Welcome to 2017! It's customary around this time of year for many people to make resolutions for the year to come. They resolve to lose the weight, take up a hobby, finish that project that's been gathering dust in the corner, or learn a new skill. In light of these goals, we say, why not learn to write?

January 10, 2017

DURHAM, NC 鈥 November 2, 2016 鈥 Measurement Incorporated庐 (sm论坛庐) recently announced its return to office space in Durham鈥檚 Northgate Mall in Suite 235.  The additional work space signals growth and expansion for the educational assessment firm founded in Durham more than 30 years ago.

November 2, 2016

All week, the team behind our writing products - and - has been sharing their stories of why they write.

Today's #WhyIWrite comes from several team members here at Measurement Incorporated. They wrap up a week of celebrating National Day on Writing.

October 21, 2016

Sometimes it seems crazy to be a writer. I sit in front of a computer for hours at a time, all by myself (well, except for Twitter friends, my cat, and the occasional coffee shop barista). It takes months to write one novel, and there鈥檚 no guarantee the novel will ever be published. In fact, I have spent years working on several manuscripts that will never be published. I鈥檝e been rejected hundreds of times. I鈥檝e given up sleep and social events to meet deadlines. I鈥檝e battled writer鈥檚 block (and lost, badly).

October 20, 2016

I love to write. Writing makes me feel as though I am plumbing depths of myself that I do not always know exist. I鈥檓 often surprised by my writing because the words somehow magically appear on the paper, having flowed not from my mouth but from my fingers, somehow also bypassing my conscious brain.

October 19, 2016

In my personal life, I write to figure out what I think and feel about things. In my sm论坛 life, I write for content marketing, using good stories to support an organization鈥檚 brand.

October 18, 2016
Why do I write? In one (hyphenated word): self-confidence. The act of regular writing inherently includes practice, revision, improvement, and more practice. It鈥檚 a cyclical path that helps you gain more confidence in your own writing skills.
October 17, 2016

Formative assessment has been around for decades in various programs and practices. Benjamin Bloom, so well-known for his Taxonomy of Learning Domains, emphasized the need for instructional differentiation that matched the needs of each student.

October 6, 2016

The presidential election will be here before we know it! Even though Election Day is November 8, there are many current events that will take place between now and then that will undoubtedly create an opportunity for teaching and learning in your classroom. To help with that, we have compiled a list of resources that will get your students talking and writing about this important aspect of government.

September 15, 2016