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Transforming Education for English Language Learners: Five New Resources

Read a new series of briefs written by WestEd staff and published by the New York State Department of Education.

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Next Generation Science Standards in Practice: Tools and Processes Used by the California NGSS Early Implementers

Next Generation Science Standards in Practice

Learn about 10 effective tools and processes used by the California NGSS Early Implementers.

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Top 10 Downloads

Continuous Improvement Ranks High in WestEd's Top 10 Downloads

Visit our top downloads page for free resources designed to help all learners succeed.

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Supports for Students with Disabilities in the Math in Common Districts

Supports for Students with Disabilities in the Math in Common Districts

Students with disabilities are falling behind as districts work to implement new math standards.

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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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Standards and Assessment: Resources for Informed, Student-Centered Teaching and Learning

Learn about new tools and resources from the Center on Standards and Assessment Implementation.

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Transforming Science Education with Simulation-Based Formative Assessment

Research points to the potential of simulation-based assessment to improve science education.

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AERA 2018 Annual Meeting

Join WestEd at AERA 2018

WestEd staff will be involved in more than 20 sessions, chairing, presenting, or serving as discussant.

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Developing District Plans for NGSS Implementation: Preventing Detours and Finding Express Lanes on the Journey to Implement the New Science Standards

District Plans for Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Implementation

The resource provides a clear idea of what goes into a thorough NGSS implementation plan.

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Technology-Enhanced Innovative Assessment: Development, Modeling, and Scoring from an Interdisciplinary Perspective

New Resource Highlights Technology-Enhanced Assessments

Learn about innovative uses of technology in assessment development, modeling, and scoring.

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