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Overview of Summer Acceleration Academies

Scheduling Acceleration Academies, intensive, small group (8-12 students) learning opportunities that take place over school vacations, can help students gain up to six months of learning through a single week.  Washington, DC Public Schools’ Summer Acceleration Academies is designed to serve a targeted group of students at each school (approximately 10 to 35 percent) who …

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  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Website
  • District
  • Principal
  • School Leader
  • The Comeback
  • Out-of-School and Summer Learning
  • Igniting Learning

Overview of Summer Acceleration Academies

Washington, DC Public Schools host Summer Acceleration Academies that are designed to serve a select group of students at each school (approximately 10 to 35 percent) who require more focused support that provide both social  emotional development and academic acceleration ahead of next school year. 

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  • Summer/OST Learning
  • Website
  • District
  • School Leader
  • Intermediary
  • Principal
  • Academic Foundation
  • The Comeback
  • Summer Learning

Panorama: Family-School Relationships Survey

Reaching out to our families, especially those from marginalized communities, in thoughtful and meaningful ways will help build and rebuild bridges and support student success. Downloading and conducting this Family-School Relationship Survey from Panorama Education is a great way to  provide schools with a clear picture of family attitudes about several key topics.

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  • Community building
  • Relationships
  • Survey
  • Tool
  • District
  • Educator
  • Intermediary
  • School Leader
  • Principal
  • The Comeback
  • School to Family
  • Rebuilding Relationships

Parent and Educator Guide to School Climate Resources

Download the Department of Education’s Parent and Educator Guide to School Climate Resources to plan and navigate a successful school climate improvement effort. It provides general information about the concept of school climate improvement, suggestions for leading an effective effort and helpful additional resources.

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  • Principal
  • Educator
  • The Comeback
  • School Climate
  • Student Well-Being
  • Planning for Social emotional Learning
  • Emotional Well-Being

Parent COVID-19 Communication Log

A simple way to ensure that school staff collect vital information on family/student well-being during check-ins and identify those who need additional support (AMLE’s COVID-19 Resource Center).

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  • Two-way communication
  • Tool
  • Educator
  • Family Support

Pathways Resources for Identifying Assets and Challenges

Attendance Works has a COVID-19 attendance guide that schools and districts may find helpful in figuring out what attendance challenges students face and how schools might help address those challenges.

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  • Google doc or form
  • Educator
  • Principal
  • School Leader
  • Revisiting Structures and Policies
  • The Comeback
  • Working With Students
  • Working with Families to Improve Student Attendance
  • Attendance

Pathways to Engagement: Covid-19 Recovery Through Attendance

Check out Step 3 of Attendance Works’ comprehensive guide around attendance, including this tool for re-engaging students and families.

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  • Student engagement
  • Toolkit
  • Tool
  • Educator
  • Principal
  • The Comeback
  • Working with Families to Improve Student Attendance
  • Attendance

Peace Learning Center: Introduction to Restorative Practices 

Download Introduction to Restorative Practices from Peace Learning Center for additional insights into the benefits of circles and the need for Principal and administration vision, staff buy in and professional development to support the effort.  

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  • Community building
  • Relationships
  • Positive youth development
  • Student engagement
  • Guide
  • Educator
  • District
  • Intermediary
  • Principal
  • School Leader
  • The Comeback
  • Student to Student
  • Rebuilding Relationships

Plan Do Study Act template

Institute for Learning (IFL) with researchers at the Learning Research and Development Center are utilizing network models and Plan-Do-Study-Act cycles to accelerate improvement. By employing improvement science methods, we can ensure that the research-based practice improvements that we introduce into schools and systems are implemented in ways that lead to sustained and measurable gains in …

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  • Coaching
  • Online professional learning networks
  • Teacher teams
  • Tool
  • Educator
  • School Leader
  • Continuous Learning and Distributed Leadership

Planning Guidance for Hybrid Teaching

This one-pager provides guiding questions and a quick activities checklist for districts and schools to use with teachers providing hybrid instruction (adapted by FHI 360 from An Introduction to Hybrid Teaching, College of DuPage)

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  • Instructional leadership
  • Google doc or form
  • Educator
  • District
  • Hybrid
  • Professional Development (PD)

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