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Reading Apprenticeship

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

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 support.

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

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

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Science Teaching and Learning: When Teachers Learn, Students Succeed

Studies show Making Sense of SCIENCE professional learning improves teacher knowledge and transforms science classrooms.

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Reading Apprenticeship: A Legacy of Positive Outcomes in Literacy

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

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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.

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Reading to Learn: Supporting Literacy Development and Academic Achievement

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

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Two Washington Colleges Succeeding with WestEd's Reading Apprenticeship

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

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Pasadena City College Adopts WestEd’s Reading Apprenticeship

New report identifies pathways to success when implementing Reading Apprenticeship campuswide.

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Reading Apprenticeship Staff to Present at Social Emotional Learning Conference

Cynthia Greenleaf and Sharon Sáez will demonstrate how learning is socially mediated.

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WestEd Top Ten Bestsellers

English Language Learners Resource Tops WestEd's Best Sellers

Check out this month's top 10 best sellers from WestEd — all focused on helping learners succeed.

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