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    The report describes strategies to build better systems to support high school alternatives that empower young people to transform their lives and build momentum for their future.

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    Lesson Study is a structured, collaborative professional development intervention with evidence showing that it improves mathematics instruction among K-12 teachers.

  • Improving Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Using Lesson Study

    This webinar introduced lesson study, showcased new implementation resources, and reviewed research findings from the project.

  • young students writing in a classroom

    Poor writing skills are a barrier to hiring and promotion for many individuals, and remediation of problems with writing imposes significant operational and training costs on public and private organizations.

  • illustraton showing person in an online meeting

    A well-designed virtual conference can be just as engaging and useful—or lackluster and uninspiring— as an in-person event. Here are some quick tips that can help you up your game immediately.

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    To help achieve Oregon’s high school and postsecondary education completion goals, the state has been expanding its investment in accelerated learning options that give students the opportunity to earn college credit.

  • Scaling Out-of-School Time STEM Programming: A National Scan

    To gather information about the field of out-of-school time science, technology, engineering, and math (OST STEM), Education Northwest recently conducted a national scan of OST STEM programs for the Overdeck Family Foundation

  • adult tutoring a student in a classroom

    Quality tutoring programs center equity, uplift student voice, involve families, equip staff and volunteers with essential skills, and use data to evaluate success. Check out these eight research-based principles to make your tutoring program more effective.

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    We're are collaborating with the CCRC to adapt a pilot project at three community colleges in Oregon to test the usefulness of the lesson study professional development model in higher education.

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    According to the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress, two-thirds of eighth-grade students performed at or below a basic level of proficiency in mathematics.

  • two parents with two children

    This classic 1989 brief from researchers Kathleen Cotton and Karen Reed Wikelund remains widely cited and circulated more than 20 years after original publication.

  • teacher helping a student in a classroom

    This classic brief looks at the research on activities pursued by teachers to keep track of student learning for purposes of making instructional decisions and providing student feedback.

  • student with hand raised

    This classic brief reviews research on the relationship between teachers' classroom questioning behaviors and a variety of student outcomes, including achievement, retention and participation.

  • teacher helping a student in a classroom

    Placing students into small groups can be a powerful approach to stimulate learning. This resource serves educators looking to improve classroom instruction through small-group student learning.

  • teachers around a giant book

    This classic research synthesis by Researcher Kathleen Cotton cites classroom, school, and district practices that research has shown to foster positive student achievement, attitudes and social behavior.