The ECMC Foundation launched the Basic Needs Initiative in fall 2019. Through the three-year initiative, a group of seven grantees will receive funding and support to build systemic, sustainable solutions for meeting college students’ basic needs.
Download a visual representation that describes the stages in a lesson study cycle and see interviews with three college instructors about their experience with each stage.
As schools and districts increasingly take a cross-curricular approach to improving student writing skills, it’s more important than ever that students get clear, consistent feedback from all their teachers. Support students and teachers alike by training your entire staff to use the 6+1 Trait®
Need a starting point to make your teaching more inclusive of Latinx communities? See our list of resources for lesson plans, activities, documentaries, art, and more.
This infographic offers a checklist for making virtual conferences and meetings just as engaging and useful as in-person events. Learn how to level up your next online conference.
Lesson Study is a structured, collaborative professional development intervention with evidence showing that it improves mathematics instruction among K-12 teachers. Lesson Study provides a framework for instructors to actively investigate how to improve learning in their classrooms. Resources from
States are developing comprehensive educational data systems that contain a wealth of student data spanning the pre-K, K-12, and postsecondary education systems.
The Community College Research Center and Education Northwest are collaborating 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.
Provide better support to early learning programs and kindergarten transitions with these resources from Education Northwest and REL Northwest.
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.
This 2004 booklet presents some research-based ideas as a starting place for those who want to develop better policies and practices to support student attendance.
This classic brief reviews research on the relationship between teachers' classroom questioning behaviors and a variety of student outcomes, including achievement, retention and participation.
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.
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.
This classic 1989 brief from researchers Kathleen Cotton and Karen Reed Wikelund remains widely cited and circulated more than 20 years after original publication.
Partners from CCSSO, AIR and Education Northwest adapted two widely used teacher evaluation and support systems into new resources for teachers with English learners in their classrooms.
This resource examines the issue of trust within the context of school improvement, looking specifically at teacher-teacher and teacher-principal relationships.
English Language Learner (ELL) students bring substantial assets such as bilingualism and biculturalism to communities and classrooms, yet their educational achievement is often lower than that of their non-ELL peers. To address this, Beaverton School District partnered with Education Northwest to
With a growing body of research showing the positive impact of diverse teachers on students outcomes, what does the research say on strategies for hiring more teachers of color?
Intermediary organizations that serve as the hub or backbone of an education network can be integral to a network’s success. Use this checklist to assess whether a potential intermediary partner can fulfill the core capacities to support your emerging network. For more information, see the