Check out six resources designed to help early childhood professionals promote healthy development and equitable learning for the whole child.
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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.
Discover how a dedicated team of REL West researchers and Utah educators are working on mining and getting teachers to adopt promising math practices.
Learn about professional learning opportunities and resources to accelerate learning and improve outcomes for English Learners.
The resources we highlight this month offer chief financial officers and other education leaders guidance on creating and managing funding systems that promote equitable outcomes for students. With new federal relief on the way, we hope this collection proves helpful in decision-making around the safe continuation of schooling and plans for accelerated learning.
A recent study found that if LGBTQ students experienced the same levels of support and safety at school as non-transgender and straight students, disparities would disappear or greatly diminish.
As one school-based telehealth provider reflects, “the more ways in which we can support children, the more likely we are to change the trajectory of their lives.”
The evidence-based Reading Apprenticeship program has helped thousands of educators around the country to improve students’ academic identity, engagement, subject-area knowledge, and disciplinary literacy.
New Comprehensive Study of Marijuana Use Among California Adolescents: Frequency of Use Is Changing and Is Related to Educational, Behavioral, and Social-Emotional Challenges
WestEd announces the release of the first comprehensive study of marijuana use among California adolescents since the November 2016 legalization of adult use. The study uncovers how frequency of use is changing and how usage is related to educational, behavioral, and social-emotional challenges.
Read evidence-based strategies designed to help educators differentiate between English learner students who have difficulty acquiring language skills and those who may have a learning disability.