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The sudden pivot to online teaching comes with plenty of challenges, but teachers may be further ahead than they realize because they have already built relationships with their students. Mandy Smoker Broaddus explores different tools and resources to build upon that foundation.
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.
Learn strategies, raise consciousness, and begin to critically examine school practices that provide the opportunity for Latinx students and families to thrive in our schools.
Education Northwest celebrates the rich complexity of Latinx identity and the value that diverse cultures, histories, and languages bring to our community.
Education Northwest is excited to welcome Erin Flynn in a new role that will expand the organization’s services in the field of workforce development and career and technical education (CTE).
Education Northwest is offering a two-part virtual workshop on using mentor texts to teach two traits—ideas and sentence fluency—at 1 p.m. PDT/4 p.m. EDT on August 4 and 6.
Math success for students with learning disabilities and struggling learners starts with solid teaching practices combined with necessary, specially designed teaching adjustments.
Teachers can create a rich learning experience for everyone by providing the necessary accommodations for students with dyslexia, while also embracing their unique skills and perspectives.
Learn how to implement 6+1 Trait Writing in this 3-part virtual workshop June 23, 25 and 30, 2020. Watch an expert model the activities involved in teaching three traits and gain valuable insights for immediate use.
In a summer reflection blog post, Jacqueline Raphael discusses teaching students writing as a craft and how that might look in the classroom.
The killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor have again exposed the systemic nature of racism. As an organization that is committed to rooting out inequities in our education system, we have an obligation to speak out.
It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. This phrase resonates now more than ever. It also describes the way Native communities have been showing up for education during the COVID-19 pandemic—tribal elders, leaders, advocates, and educators have been finding creative ways to engage
To gather information about the field of out-of-school time science, technology, engineering, and math, we recently conducted a national scan of OST STEM programs...
Mandy Smoker Broaddus writes about Oregon S.B. 13 as a way for tribal peoples to have their presence validated across the state and in classrooms.
As we move from weeks to months of social distancing, school closures, and remote work—and we envision an education system fundamentally changed by the COVID-19 pandemic—Education Northwest is responding to our partners’ changing needs. Today, school and district leaders have transitioned from the
With more English learners in American schools, it's important to equip teachers to make learning accessible for all students. A new tool for coaching teachers can help schools meet this challenge.
The U.S. educational system is now experiencing a test run for the future. COVID-19 has demonstrated that despite the widespread use of online learning in many educational settings, we are still woefully unprepared to meet the needs of all students in such an environment. When students do return to
Children typically learn best through a combination of whole-class, group, and individual learning activities—using a computer, if available, simply as a tool. But COVID-19 has turned our schools (and world) upside down, requiring many students to work primarily alone from home on a computer. In
Hiring more teachers of color benefits all students academically and builds the school community—and it's the right thing to do.
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

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