What can educators do when they notice themselves or others moving toward fatigue and burnout? Here are five simple strategies to use in the moment when dysregulation or overwhelm occurs.
Building State-Level Data Capacity in Arizona to Improve Instructional Services for English Learners
With REL West coaching and support, the Arizona Department of Education is learning to implement new data collection methods and to use reliable data to inform policy and practice.
Putting Science Instruction at the Center of Re-engagement: An Interview with the Lawrence Hall of Science's Ardice Hartry
To explore how science education can help re-engage students and rebuild strong cultures of collaboration and inquiry in schools, we sat down with Ardice Hartry of the Lawrence Hall of Science.
As students return to schools during the pandemic, educators work to accelerate learning, deepen student understanding, and address long-standing inequities that negatively impact student outcomes, especially for underserved students. These four resources aim to help educators address education equity issues in four ways — fair funding allocation, dedication to self-care, honoring student voice, and investment in restorative practices.
"When it comes to improving systems and achieving equity, a paradigm shift that involves a shared vision of equity and a culture of co-creation is needed," says WestEd's Christina Pate.
Study of California's Special Education Funding System Uncovers Opportunities to Realign Funding to Better Meet the Needs of Students with Disabilities
WestEd's second report of a two-part study provides considerations for changes to the state's special education funding policy that are focused on creating a more equitable, effective funding system.
Check out six resources designed to help early childhood professionals promote healthy development and equitable learning for the whole child.
Breaking Down Barriers, Building Relationships: Delaware’s Collaborative Approach to Inventorying Whole-Child Efforts
Discover how the Delaware Department of Education used a WestEd resource to improve the alignment and coherence of their whole-child initiatives.
Karon Klipple, Executive Director of the Carnegie Math Pathways, shares what's been most impactful and where further work is needed in the math pathways movement.
Spotlight: Equitable Conditions and Learning Environments Support the Success of the Whole Child, Family, and Community
With safe, supportive, and equitable conditions, all learners can thrive. Two new resources contribute to a growing body of work that highlights the importance of addressing racial inequities in every aspect of education.