The Writing Bee’s impact throughout a district was evidenced prior to the Spring 2017 standardized testing season in Milton, Massachusetts by the following:
‘The Writing Bee was perfectly timed and provided authentic practice for my students as we prepared for the spring standardized testing season.’
91% indicated their students were either "Engaged' or 'Highly Engaged' with writing while participating in The Writing Bee.
77% indicated their students demonstrated 'Improvement' or 'Significant Improvement' with the quality of their students' writing.
The impact on writing engagement, quality, and output levels were extremely positive according to the Milton Public Schools teachers whose students participated in The Writing Bee:
To what extent, overall, were your students engaged with the writing while participating in the Writing Bee?
Regarding writing output levels, please select which of the following best describes your students’ overall performance during the Writing Bee:
Regarding writing content quality, please select which of the following best describes your students’ overall performance during the Writing Bee:
Do you feel the Writing Bee will contribute to improved levels of performance for students when participating in the upcoming standardized testing?