Literacy & Other Content Areas

Transforming Education for English Language Learners: Five New Resources

NYSED Articles

Read a new series of briefs written by WestEd staff and published by the New York State Department of Education. Read More

WestEd's Reading Apprenticeship Wins New Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) Grant and Top Score in 2018 Award Program

Reading Apprenticeship

WestEd is the recipient of an esteemed 2018 Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) grant to improve subject-area literacy nationwide for secondary schools demonstrating a strong need for...Read More

WestEd i3 Evaluations Meet Evidence Standards

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A recent report found that three WestEd grant evaluations conducted as part of the Investing in Innovation (i3) Fund were implemented according to What Works Clearinghouse evidence standards.Read More

September is National Literacy Month!

Leading for Literacy

View the Leading with Literacy webinar to learn how educators are introducing the evidence-based Reading Apprenticeship framework to their colleagues and improving literacy teaching and learning.Read More

National Literacy Month: Promoting Best Practices, Research, and Innovation in Literacy Instruction

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WestEd is highlighting best practices in literacy instruction, from early childhood through postsecondary school.Read More

Reading Apprenticeship: A Legacy of Positive Outcomes in Literacy

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Multiple independent studies show the core Reading Apprenticeship model improves teacher practice and student learning. Read More

Reading Apprenticeship Online: Introduction Course Starts September 9

Help students develop the literacy competencies, subject-area knowledge, and the learner dispositions they need to succeed in school, college, careers, and life.Read More

Reading to Learn: Supporting Literacy Development and Academic Achievement

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Learn how to integrate a comprehensive approach to close reading of traditional and non-traditional texts across all disciplines, pre-K-12.Read More

Two Washington Colleges Succeeding with WestEd's Reading Apprenticeship

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How can strategic professional development at colleges help achieve equity and foster student success? Read More

Self-Regulation in Learning: The Role of Language and Formative Assessment

Self-Regulation in Learning: The Role of Language and Formative Assessment

Discover how to help students monitor and take charge of their own learning. Read More