WestEd’s Johnpaul Lapid talks about virtual professional learning that helps educators develop young English Learners’ academic language and literacy.
A community college instructor shares how addressing the non-cognitive aspects of learning can contribute to a supportive environment that reduces students' math anxiety and brings out their strengths.
Redesigning the PITC Trainer Institute from in-person to online entailed finding ways to maintain the core principles of relationship-based learning.
“It’s about equity,” says WestEd's Ruth Sebastian. “Giving every student access to rigorous, grade-level content and providing them with the supports they need to be successful.”
WestEd's Jennifer Blitz talks about virtual professional learning that helps educators provide and facilitate students’ opportunities to listen, speak, and read in ways that lead to writing.
Last year, WestEd's Jennifer Folsom offered five principles to guide educators through the COVID-19 pandemic. In this post, Jennifer describes how the same principles can guide the reopening process.
Relaunching school this fall demands a reimagining of education to align with the current needs of students, families, and school staff. A new resource offers districts a blueprint.
The recently completed Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Early Implementers Initiative built districts’ capacity to implement the NGSS in grades K–8 and make science a core subject.
Our most accessed resources offer educators guidance on a range of topics, including practicing and prioritizing self-care and strategies for trauma-informed distance learning.
A recent study found that if LGBTQ students experienced the same levels of support and safety at school as non-transgender and straight students, disparities would disappear or greatly diminish.