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Strengthening Virtual Communities, Fostering Student Interest and Supporting Social Emotional Learning Through Choice Boards

A mini guide that includes a sample digital choice board to help school leaders use choice boards to develop virtual communities, focus on social- emotional learning and college/career readiness, and introduce new types of activities for students.

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  • Student engagement
  • Google doc or form
  • Educator
  • Hybrid

Student Clearing House: Student Tracker for High Schools 

Districts and schools can use the Student Tracker for High Schools  from the Student Clearing House to track their students’ data in a large national database. Data is pulled from 97% of public and private institutions and includes two-year/four-year, graduate, public/private, trade, vocational, and others. This is a subscription-based service. Download a sample report to see how you might apply the data in …

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  • College and Career Readiness
  • Student engagement
  • Tool
  • District
  • Intermediary
  • Principal
  • School Leader
  • The Comeback
  • College & Career Readiness
  • Postsecondary readiness and access

Student Engagement Tracker

A school in California built this student engagement tracker that made it easier for teachers to fulfill the district’s requirement to log student engagement. Schools can save a copy on their own drive and customize it to their needs. While this tracker is specific to engagement, districts can use it as a model for simplifying …

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  • Advisory
  • Student engagement
  • Google doc or form
  • Educator
  • Hybrid
  • Teaching and Learning

Summer Learning and Beyond Opportunities for Creating Equity

Review the Introduction to Learning Policy Institute’s Summer Learning and Beyond report, which introduces six design principles for promoting equity in summer learning programs. Dive deeper into any of the six principles for an overview, key ideas and practices arising from the principle, and additional resources. Or, see page 16 for a case study detailing how a district in California is putting the principles into action.  

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  • Summer/OST Learning
  • Report (policy, research)
  • District
  • Educator
  • Intermediary
  • Principal
  • School Leader
  • The Comeback
  • Summer Learning
  • Incorporate a whole child approach
  • Summer Learning

Summer Learning Recruitment Guide

Use the Summer Learning Recruitment Guide from the Wallace Foundation to learn from five school districts how to launch a summer learning recruitment effort, develop a recruitment planning timeline, and create your recruitment game plan. 

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  • Summer/OST Learning
  • summer learning
  • Guide
  • District
  • Intermediary
  • Principal
  • School Leader
  • Summer Learning
  • The Comeback
  • Plan For Success

Summer Learning Toolkit: Planning & Management

The Wallace Foundation has curated a wealth of resources to support districts in their summer planning processes, partnering with thought leaders and practitioners to develop more than 50 evidence-based tools and resources. Review their Planning and Management toolkit, which includes:  The Summer Planning Calendar, with sections devoted to management, continuous improvement, recruitment, curriculum, and other key areas   The …

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  • summer learning
  • Summer/OST Learning
  • Tool
  • District
  • Intermediary
  • Principal
  • School Leader
  • Summer Learning
  • Plan For Success

Summer Learning Toolkit: PLANNING HIGH – QUALITY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The Wallace Foundation’s Summer Learning Toolkit includes the Planning High-Quality Professional Development tip sheet, which offers guidance on maximizing professional development time and resources.  

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  • Summer/OST Learning
  • summer learning
  • Toolkit
  • District
  • Principal
  • School Leader
  • Intermediary
  • The Comeback
  • Academic Foundation

Summer Program Planning Tools: Part 1–Getting to Work on Summer Learning & Summer Learning Toolkit

Start this presentation at approximately 14 minutes and follow along on slides 19-23 as RAND’s Jennifer McCombs describes barriers to teacher recruitment, mitigation strategies, and how to retain high-impact staff.  

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  • Summer/OST Learning
  • summer learning
  • Webinar
  • Video
  • Principal
  • Intermediary
  • School Leader
  • The Comeback
  • Summer Learning

Supporting Children’s Mental Health: Tips for Parents and Educators

A website with a list of practical tips.

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  • Positive youth development
  • Website
  • Educator
  • Responding to Trauma
  • Family Support
  • Keeping Students and Families Engaged

Supporting Learning in the COVID-19 Context: Research to Guide Distance and Blended Instruction

Ten recommendations distill the key findings from the PACE report, Supporting Learning in the COVID-19 Context, which offers a framework for educators and district leaders to use in their preparation to provide quality instruction through distance and blended models.

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  • Instructional leadership
  • Publication
  • Educator
  • Hybrid
  • Teaching and Learning

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