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TNTP: Planning for Summer School in 2021

Page 7 of this planning resource from TNTP is a list of questions to consider when determining which students to prioritize. You will also find a list of considerations when choosing a summer learning model, including: what students know and have yet to master, how teams will track progress, and instructional capacity needed. 

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

Toolkit of Resources for Engaging Families and the Community as Partners in Education

To be effective, communication must go beyond simply translating newsletters and e-blasts into a variety of languages. It is critical to consider the education and reading level of families, the delivery method, access to technology, culturally responsive language and representation in the messages themselves. Download this tool from Institute of Education Sciences and REL to help  build a cultural …

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  • Community building
  • Relationships
  • Toolkit
  • Tool
  • Principal
  • District
  • School Leader
  • The Comeback
  • School to Family
  • Rebuilding Relationships

Tools for Educators to Listen to and Learn from Families During COVID-19 School Closures

A guide for family engagement that offers sample scripts and surveys for outreach in both Spanish and English. Other strategies for engagement are offered.

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  • Relationships
  • Guide
  • Tool
  • Educator
  • Families
  • Family Engagement

Transforming Educational Systems Toward Continuous Improvement: A Reflection Guide For K–12 Executive Leaders

This guide describes the key dispositions, core practices, and levers of transformation used by executive leaders, and within each category, it identifies vital elements of successful executive leadership of such a transformation. Each element includes a description accompanied by an illustration drawn from the experience of an executive leader. Some of these elements may be …

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  • Continuous improvement
  • Article (news or journal)
  • District
  • Principal
  • School Leader
  • Continuous Learning and Distributed Leadership
  • School Systems and Structures

Transforming Our Public Schools: A Guide to Culturally Responsive-Sustainable Education

A guide that illustrates the ties between culturally responsive-sustainable education and students’ social-emotional and academic success.

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  • Equity
  • Guide
  • Educator
  • School Leader
  • Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
  • Anti-Racism, Bias, Relevance, Cultural Responsiveness

Trauma-informed practices

Use the reflection questions and list in this article to inform your district or school’s selection of trauma-informed practices. For example: begin class time with a social ritual; introduce a short “mental stretch” break during class; offer monitored hangout time before class starts; and create small groups that meet socially.

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  • Equity
  • Article (news or journal)
  • District
  • Intermediary
  • School Leader
  • Responding to Trauma

Trauma-Sensitive School Checklist

A checklist to create or refresh a trauma-informed action plan with five key components: School-wide policies and practices; Classroom strategies and techniques; Collaborations and linkages to mental health resources; Family partnerships and Community Linkages.

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  • Equity
  • Tool
  • District
  • Principal
  • School Leader
  • Intermediary
  • Responding to Trauma

Tutoring Program Model Dimensions Planning Tool

Various strategies support learning acceleration, but implementing tutoring is at the core. Keeping design principles in mind, these ten multiple-choice questions to design school tutoring programs’ model dimensions from the National Student Support Accelerator will guide leaders or practitioners to startup.

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  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Toolkit
  • Tool
  • District
  • Principal
  • School Leader
  • The Comeback
  • High-Dosage Tutoring
  • Igniting Learning

Twitter.com/equityinst

Twitter followers will join an online community interested in learning about innovative solutions for building more diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and professional environments.

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  • Equity
  • Mobile App
  • Educator
  • Professional Development (PD)
  • Crafting a Professional Development Plan

U Aspire website

Several resources from uAspire are available for districts, schools and families. How-to videos and free virtual help is available so all students have opportunities to complete FAFSA, including advice and support for undocumented students.

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  • Website
  • Educator
  • District
  • Principal
  • The Comeback
  • College & Career Readiness
  • Postsecondary match & fit

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