Literacy, Mathematics, and Science

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Literacy, Mathematics, and Science

Our literacy, math, and science experts support effective curriculum development, instruction, and assessment. By facilitating engaging and authentic learning experiences, we challenge all students to become proficient and creative thinkers in these subjects while meeting rigorous standards.

  • EAC webinar logo
    April 15, 2016
    As a way to support educators across our region to incorporate educational equity into policies, procedures, and classroom practices that ensure all students receive what they need to succeed...
  • Roosevelt High School students
    April 14, 2016
    The education world is paying more attention than ever before to gaps in our students’ writing ability. What’s helping to close the gap at Roosevelt High School, Oregon’s most diverse high school, is...
  • December 8, 2015
    Jacqueline Raphael and Rhonda Barton look closely at the demands of the Common Core State Standards on student writing and show how a traits-based model for teaching writing can help educators meet...
  • Photo of the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory Chronological Planning Documents: February 1965 – June 1966
    August 18, 2015
    Steve Fleischman reflects on how using research and evidence to provide an excellent education for every student was as important 50 years ago as it is today.
  • July 7, 2015
    Coming into high school a few years ago, I could not have anticipated how valuable skills like marking up important parts of the text or re-reading certain passages could be to my grasping of the...
  • May 28, 2015
    Four years ago, when I taught first-year composition at Portland Community College, I remember working hard to focus my class on topics I felt would interest my students: how experts achieve...
  • March 3, 2015
    Last year, we unveiled Success Now!—our new approach to school improvement . Unlike other approaches, the Success Now! framework helps schools focus their efforts and see quick gains in student...
  • February 19, 2015
    An important feature of Education Northwest’s Success Now! school improvement approach is the development of shared leadership throughout a school. Shared leadership does not minimize the need for a...
  • Success Now! logo
    October 8, 2014
    Springdale, Washington is a town of less than 300 people located an hour north of Spokane in the northeast corner of the state. With light traffic and spotty phone service, the town consists of a few...
  • September 17, 2014
    Do you all remember the classic “Now & Later” chewy candy? After having gone many years without popping one of those tasty morsels in my mouth, I thought about the candy as I began to write this...
  • Claire Gates poses with 4 other teachers from the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
    August 27, 2014
    When I started at Education Northwest, I never imagined I would be making trips to Pacific islands to lead math workshops. I made my third trip this past July to the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana...
  • Photo of Claudia Rodriguez-Mojica
    June 12, 2014
    As a researcher working with English language learners (ELLs) and their families, Claudia Rodriguez-Mojica draws from her own experiences in learning English while in school. She has memories of...