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Best practices for choice board setup, technology, grading, and more.
ideas such as: • Video discussions – Could a parent/guardian in a front-line worker profession share the upsides and downsides of their role during COVID-19? Or could a parent/guardian in an arts or design profession lead a group discussion about their work process? Or could a multilingual parent/guardian lead a book club for multilingual learners? …
Provides the research base and rationale for culturally responsive teaching (CRT) and describes what it looks like, how to put it into practice, and ways to make family connections more culturally responsive, including a family survey in English and Spanish.
Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Family Engagement in the Time of COVID-19 and Remote Learning, and Always
Provides guidance for districts, schools, and educators who want to deepen family engagement and continue to foster learning during the pandemic, and for parent and community groups advocating for stronger and more community-connected practices in their schools.
An article with concrete tips on effective communications between families and teachers.
Springpoint provides five case studies to highlight different ways advisory can be structured and run in a school. The case studies are all pre-pandemic but will help schools that don’t have advisory as they think about various models.
The Developmental Assets Profile is social-emotional assessment which measures the internal strengths and external supports of young people, and their growth in these key areas over time.
A three-part process to help ensure that an appropriate assessment is selected and used in a way that promotes positive and equitable outcomes for all students
A 21-minute webinar that shows a variety of differentiation strategies in action.
This “binder” can help a district or school plan how to introduce Google tools to school communities. It also provides mini lessons and activities teachers can use to get students comfortable using basic Google tools.
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