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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.
From REL West's Ask-A-REL reference desk, these three research-based tips support accelerated learning after extended interruptions in classroom instruction.
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.
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.
A community college instructor shares how addressing the non-cognitive aspects of learning can contribute to a supportive environment that reduces students' math anxiety and brings out their strengths.
Relaunching school this fall demands a reimagining of education to align with the current needs of students, families, and school staff. A new resource offers districts a blueprint.
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.