Resources

WestEd’s high-quality publications and resources are designed to inform and engage professionals in a variety of fields including K–12 education, early childhood, and health and justice. Browse our professional development materials, original research, practical tools, archived webinars, and more.

Five Misconceptions About School Shootings
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Five Misconceptions About School Shootings

This research brief addresses five common misconceptions about school shootings and their perpetrators and presents a balanced perspective on what can be done to better promote school safety.
Thought Leadership Forum Brief: Talent Development and Opportunity Culture
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Thought Leadership Forum Brief: Talent Development and Opportunity Culture

What is opportunity culture and how does it fit into the four domains of rapid school improvement? Find out in a new brief from the Center on School Turnaround.
Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation
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Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation

Written with the practical constraints of teaching in mind, this book aims to help pre- and in-service teachers maximize the positive impacts of classroom assessment on teaching.

Teachers & Leaders

CenterView: Teacher Leadership Works – It Builds, Energizes, Sustains
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CenterView: Teacher Leadership Works – It Builds, Energizes, Sustains

The Center for the Future of Teaching & Learning at WestEd reports on a teacher leadership survey designed to assess the impact teacher-to-teacher ...
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Leading Professional Learning: Building Capacity for Sustained Practice, A Simulation Game for...

This engaging, non-competitive simulation game helps educators learn to build a powerful community of practice among school faculty.
Cover for Moving Leadership Standards Into Everyday Work: Descriptions of Practice, Second Edition
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Moving Leadership Standards Into Everyday Work: Descriptions of Practice, Second Edition

Moving Leadership Standards Into Everyday Work: Descriptions of Practice enhances the usefulness of the California Professional Standards for Education Leaders (CPSEL) by ...