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K-2 Students Increasingly Embracing Technology

Mixing academic software programs with traditional classroom instruction is increasingly moving to the early grades.


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Making Arts a Key Component of Curricula

A new report makes the case for why the arts are important for college and career readiness.

PolicyResourceSchools and districtsTeachers and leaders

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Child Care Nutrition Physical Activity Forum: Register Today!

Help children develop healthy eating habits and move their bodies to learn. Forum offered in two California locations.

Early childhoodHealth & safety

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New Resource: School & District Improvement Catalog

WestEd’s new catalog highlights services and resources designed to help educators achieve rapid and sustainable results.

Professional developmentResourceSchools and districts

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Using Literacy Leadership to Help Students Meet Next Generation Standards

Read about a research-validated framework that helps secondary school teachers support student literacy while reading subject content.


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Instructional Coaches Help Teachers Get Up to Speed on Common Core

Without coaches, teachers may not know if they're getting the Common Core-Math instruction right—WestEd's Robert Rosenfeld.

Schools and districtsStandardsSTEM

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Workshop: Making Money Matter and the Development of the LCAP Rubric

Join WestEd for a workshop on finances related to Local Control Accountability Plans (LCAPs). Tuesday, Feb. 24, San Bernardino, CA.

Schools and districts

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New Resource: Strengthening Policies and Practices for Classifying English Learners

Misclassifying students as English learners who are English fluent, or vice versa, could lead to negative academic outcomes.

English learnersResource

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Join WestEd at the National Association of Secondary School Principals Conference

Check out WestEd's professional development offerings at this national conference in San Diego, CA, February 19-21.

English learnersLiteracyMathematicsPolicySTEMTeachers and leaders

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New Resource: Teaching and Learning with Infants and Toddlers—Where Meaning-Making Begins

This groundbreaking book explores infants' amazing capacity to learn.

Early childhoodResource