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Professional development

CenterView: Learning Cycles: A Powerful Tool for Teacher-to-Teacher Professional Learning

How Teacher Leaders Effectively Lead Teacher-to-Teacher Professional Learning on Standards-Aligned Practices

Use a learning cycle framework as an effective professional learning strategy.

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Trauma-Informed Practices in Early Childhood Education: A New WestEd Service

Promote trauma-sensitive programs and services for young children impacted by trauma and toxic stress.

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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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Register for the California Statewide Reading Apprenticeship Conference, May 11-12

Discover how educators are using the Reading Apprenticeship framework.

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Empowering Families to Improve Student Learning

Academic Parent–Teacher Teams approach helps elementary school empower families to improve children's learning.

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Group of teachers playing Leading Professional Learning: Building Capacity for Sustained Practice, A Simulation Game for Educators

A Game for Learning to Lead Professional Learning

A unique simulation game aims to help leaders plan and carry out professional learning initiatives.

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New York School Superintendents Learn Improvement Science

How can leaders best develop, implement, and measure the impact of improvement initiatives?

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Join WestEd at the TexTESOL Region 2 Spring Conference

Educators attending this year’s TexTesol Region 2 Spring Conference will have the opportunity to attend a workshop with Nicholas Catechis, Senior Program Associate in WestEd’s Quality Teaching for English Learners (QTEL) project.

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Camp Making Sense of Science 2018

Camp MSS: An Adventure in Science Learning

Join Making Sense of Science this Fall to deepen your science content knowledge, teaching expertise, and facilitation skills – all in a beautiful setting.

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Evidence-Based Argumentation in Science Webinar: A Reading Apprenticeship Approach

Learn to use the Reading Apprenticeship instructional framework. Wednesday, 4/25.

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