Once you make gains in school improvement, how do you sustain them and keep going?
Preparing students for their next steps in life is at the core of every high school’s mission. We're featuring programs and practices that help educators empower students toward their next steps on our blog, website and social media. Here are some of the thought pieces, actionable tools and
English learners need to develop math and reading skills as well as their knowledge of social studies and science—even while learning English. Find out what the research says on this topic.
Earning college credit while still in high school can benefit students in many ways. What can states, districts and schools do to help their dual-credit programs become successful?
Our conversation with Dana Kelly and Carson Howell from the Idaho State Board of Education on Idaho’s approach and success in creating dual-credit programs.
A study found disparities in advanced course enrollment among students from different language groups. What can schools do to increase advanced course enrollment and success for English learners?
Incorporating youth voice into academic settings requires educators and other adults to be mindful and think critically about when they need to step up (and step out) to best support youth.
With ESSA placing states and districts in the driver’s seat when it comes to school improvement, what lessons can be learned from the School Improvement Grant (SIG) program?
Guest Blogger Jason Younker writes on the challenges colleges face in identifying their American Indian and Alaska Native students and the solution that U of O developed to better serve the community.
West Valley School District students can earn industry certificates in seventh grade and journeyman credentials in high school. What can other districts learn from West Valley's thriving CTE model?
Mandy Smoker Broaddus writes on how Montana is creating language-immersion elementary classrooms as one strategy to restore and revitalize Native languages.
Check out the practices and programs that help educators engage English learners with compelling, grade-appropriate language and content that we featured in March 2018.
Registration for this event is by invitation only. Dates/Times April 17- 18, 2018 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Breakfast at 7:45 a.m. and lunch provided Location Eagle Crest Resort by Holiday Inn Golden Eagle Ballroom (A-B) 1522 Cline Falls Road Redmond, Oregon 97756 Lodging We have secured a block
Empowering Volunteers and Increasing Impact: Lessons from SMART’s Refreshed Volunteer Training Program
Think through important decisions on why to measure SEL, how to use SEL data and which skills, mindsets and capacities are appropriate to measure with this informative two-page guide.
This brief provides educators with the background, rationale and evidence for implementing an uninterrupted, 90-minute literacy block as part of a comprehensive approach to teaching reading in elementary schools.
Many areas of the country are facing severe teacher shortages. In February, we took a close look at how education stakeholders in our region are addressing this problem.
When students are struggling in reading and writing, a promising approach is to emphasize the connections through strategies like sentence starters and mentor texts. Our author gives insights.
Students with dyslexia are intelligent but struggle to "crack the code" of written language. What can educators do to best support them in the classroom?
English learners benefit when they have opportunities for language practice throughout the day. What does it take for schools to make this happen?