Vytas Laitusis

Dr. Vytas Laitusis

Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Math

Dr. Vytas Laitusis is an Education Research Director managing STEM and math intervention research work at HMH. He conducts efficacy studies to examine the effectiveness of the supplemental and intervention math programs at HMH as well as the assessments that support them. His interests also include the use of data modeling to inform decisions surrounding placement, retention, and instruction. He has written and presented papers on Strategy Utilization, Metacognitive Knowledge Monitoring, Learning and Study Strategies, and the development of Performance-Based and Formative Assessments. Previously he has served as an adjunct faculty member at Fordham University and provided on-site training in data analysis for the Improving Education Quality (IEQ) project at the Malawi Institute of Education (MIE). Vytas holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Fordham University. He also holds an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a B.S. in Psychology from The University of Florida.

 
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Math diagnostic assessment is defined, explained, and compared to other types of assessment, such as formative assessment and summative assessment.

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Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Math

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Here, we break down the answer to the frequently asked question: What is the purpose of formative assessment?

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Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Math

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Discover quick and simple reading comprehension assessment strategies that can be seamlessly incorporated into a lesson.

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Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Math

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When the 2021-2022 school year begins, the disruptions of the past year due to the pandemic will continue to impact instruction in different ways.

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Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Math

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Learn how the dynamics of an assessment system will need to adapt when students are participating in a virtual classroom.

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Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Math

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The pandemic poses challenges when it comes to how we acquire data through assessment and shines a spotlight on the inequalities that exist in our educational system.

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Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Math