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.
Check out six resources designed to help early childhood professionals promote healthy development and equitable learning for the whole child.
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.
Now available, the newly released PITC Curriculum further enriches learning for infants and toddlers with a planning process based on reflection, observation, and documentation of play and learning that respects each child’s developing abilities, individual strengths and needs, family culture(s), and language(s).
Learn about professional learning opportunities and resources to accelerate learning and improve outcomes for English Learners.
Our most accessed resources offer educators guidance on a range of topics, including practicing and prioritizing self-care and strategies for trauma-informed distance learning.
Announcing the Virtual Quality Counts California Family Engagement Toolkit for the Early Childhood Workforce
The new toolkit helps the early childhood workforce build strengths-based relationships with the children and families in their care through meaningful engagement.
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.
Committed. Together. Moving Through COVID-19: Fostering Social, Emotional, and Mental Well-Being [Video]
WestEd’s Natalie Walrond addresses the kind of learning environment and relationships all students need for success when school buildings reopen.
New REL West tools support the selection of evidence-based strategies for distance learning and other environments.