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View our archive of professional development webinars designed to help schools, districts, and states prepare for Common Core State Standards. Topics range from technology and assessment to mathematics and English language arts.
Help develop English learners’ capacity to engage in deeper learning. Five-day institutes are offered for teachers and education leaders. July 21-25 & July 28-August 1, San Francisco, CA.
WestEd’s National Center on Cognition and Mathematics Instruction is translating cognitive science research into classroom practice. Read this article to learn how the Math Center is applying research-based design principles to revise a middle school math curriculum.
What makes a Title I school high achieving? Professional learning and leadership that supports personalized instruction, say authors Sonia Caus Gleason and WestEd’s Nancy Gerzon. Read their research findings in this article and in their new book, Growing Into Equity: Professional Learning and Personalization in High-Achieving Schools.
In this updated teacher resource, WestEd’s Cynthia Greenleaf and Cindy Litman describe how teachers can help profoundly inexperienced and academically unprepared students make considerable progress as readers and learners.
RAISE (Reading Apprenticeship Improving Secondary Education) is a five-year, federally funded initiative that supports dissemination of Reading Apprenticeship disciplinary literacy professional development.
RAISE builds on the success of three previous randomized controlled studies of Reading Apprenticeship and is poised to reach more than 2,800 high school content teachers and over 400,000 students in five states (California, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Utah).
To learn more, visit the RAISE project page.
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