Supporting Science Learning and Literacy Development Together: Initial Results From a Curriculum Study in 1st Grade Classrooms
This report shares findings from a WestEd-led randomized controlled trial evaluating the efficacy of the NGSS-designed Amplify Science curriculum in 1st grade classrooms, assessing the effectiveness of integrated science and literacy strategies in early-grade science education.
Leading Voices Podcast Series Episode 8: How States Can Attract and Sustain Teachers—A Conversation with Caitlin Beatson and Kate Wright
In this episode, host Marley Arechiga talks with Caitlin Beatson, Deputy Director of the Region 2 Comprehensive Center at WestEd, and Kate Wright, Director of the Region 15 Comprehensive Center, about building a robust educator workforce.
Learn how collaboration impacts the academic development of English language and multilingual learners.
What Are Social and Emotional Learning and Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Education — and What Do They Have to Do with Critical Race Theory? A Primer
This brief explores the intersections and perceived connections between social and emotional learning, culturally responsive and sustaining education, and critical race theory.
R&D Alert Print Editions
This resource collection is designed for facilitators of professional learning, such as district coaches, principals, site-based coaches, and teacher leaders. The modules aim to prepare these facilitators to support teachers in improving Tier 1 instruction. Specifically, facilitators will learn to implement continuous improvement processes, guided by goals and data, and strengthen teacher collaboration.
This article explains a process through which teachers can scaffold students’ successful writing called the “Teaching and Learning Cycle" to best serve multilingual learners as well as English-proficient students.