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Actualizing Connecticut Classrooms for Continuous Learning: Guidance and Tools for High-Quality, Equitable Distance Learning
This resource has three parts: Standards defining high-quality, equitable distance-learning in action; Steps a district should take (i) in Summer 2020, (ii) if and when remote learning must be initiated, and (iii) while distance learning is being implemented; and A model showing what one district’s distance learning approaches look like in action.
After the Last Bell The Multiple Roles of Principals in School-based Afterschool Programs
After the last bell The Multiple Roles of Principals in School-based Afterschool Programs by Lanya Samuelson is a great resource to share with the principals in your district. The article clearly lays out the role of a principal in successful OST programs and provides a useful graphic on page 8.
ALP ASSESSMENT CAPTURE TOOL (DISTRICT VERSION)
A tool to help districts evaluate digital tools that support asynchronous, online or blended learning for teachers.
Always Ready for Learning Coaching Network
This is a way for K-12 school district leaders to get FREE urgent and customized guidance. A coalition of leading education experts who work with district leaders to quickly determine concrete next steps and connect them with the tools they need to take action.
Arts & Letters 305 United website
A model for creating a web site that effectively shares information with students, families, and teachers.
Aspen Institute’s Dual Enrollment Playbook
Beyond a critical foundation of equity, there are various steps to take in establishing or expanding a dual enrollment program. Use Aspen Institute’s Dual Enrollment Playbook for two key resources: • Step by step guide to starting a dual enrollment program with an emphasis on strengthening equity impact • For schools who want to expand …
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Assignment Review Protocols
Create a shared understanding of grade-level work is an important part of igniting learning. These assignment review protocols from TNTP, useful for PD or content meetings, share tools to help instructional leaders and teachers determine if an assignment gives students the opportunity to engage in grade-level content and can create shared understanding of grade level.
ATLAS: Learning From Student Work protocol
This protocol helps teachers focus on student learning collaboratively by looking at student work samples. Using a protocol like this can help shift teacher conversation back to student learning in a moment where they are thinking about countless logistics.
Here’s a quick video from Skyward that can help an attendance aid generate letters to families, though the best results come from more personalized efforts.
Attendance Playbook: Smart Strategies for Reducing Chronic Absenteeism in the Covid Era
A playbook of 26 strategies to address student chronic absence, whether it be mild, moderate, or severe (the three tiers of intervention). The COVID-19 considerations, included with the strategies, show ways to adapt evidence-based practices when it is not possible to meet face-to-face.
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