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Tips for working with students while being sensitive to learning barriers and disparities in access to technology.
Resources to help staff learn how to make sure families of color are heard by the school • Article: Why Families of Color May Feel Uncomfortable Communicating with Teachers (Afrika Afeni Mills, MEd) • Video: Tips for better parent-teacher communication (Afrika Afeni Mills, MEd) • Advice: Perspectives: How to Make Sure Black and Brown Families …
Presents ideas that can help you make sure your online learning environment provides opportunities for individualized learning that can help students with learning and linguistic differences. Many of the strategies are also useful for students who cannot yet access complex texts independently.
Creating strategic data cycles from assessment data will support schools in optimal prioritization. Educators need diagnostic data to inform them of students’ mastery of grade-appropriate knowledge and skills. This interactive step-by-step data tool from Great Schools Partnership helps academic leaders and teachers harness data to inform instructional practices.
An Edutopia video on Building a Belonging Classroom. “In order to learn, students need to feel safe, cared for, and emotionally connected to their teachers and each other. #HowLearningHappens”
Watch this five-minute Weekly Circles video to help you create an effective Community Circles practice for your teaching staff.
Implement a Weekly Circles model to build and strengthen relationships between students. Watch this 5-minute Weekly Circles video from Edutopia to help you create an effective practice for your school(s).
Virtual walkthroughs can provide clear, actionable feedback about how professional learning efforts are translating into practice. This booklet provides an overview of the methodology and a table of practical “look-fors.”
A toolkit for educators that helps them share resources about Google’s technology with families and guardians.
Each includes a curriculum, a syllabus, and other practical resources such as a video playlist, a book list, and activities and guidance for caregivers.
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