This presentation from the CARPE College Access Network and HTH School of Graduate Education walks educators through the process of co-designing with students. Co-designing with students in the equity process and why it is an important part of the improvement for equity.
Youth.GOV Collaboration Profiles
Collaboration Profiles Collaborating with others can help you implement programs or services that are beyond your current reach. Once you articulate the goals you are focusing on, you may be surprised to realize who could be a potential partner in your efforts.
Dismantling Adultism Toolkit: How to Build & Maintain a Youth-Centered Organization
This toolkit was designed by youth leaders in New Orleans, LA, to present actionable strategies for organizations to elevate youth voices. The toolkit includes an organizational assessment tool, scorecard, and action template for organizations and districts to understand their own progress toward elevating youth voices and make a plan to improve.
The Oakland Reach
The HUB That’s Changing The Game. Real change happens at the intersection of organizing, advocacy, and programming. Passionate and fearless parents. The Oakland REACH is a parent-run, parent-led powerful force for radical change. We educate and empower parents to demand high-quality schools for their children.
Core IGNITE Resources, Implementation Booklet and Mentor Training Manual
Download the IGNITE Peer Mentoring Guide and see pages 2-5 to learn about a model for supporting first-year students and developing leadership and empathy skills for older youth.
How Schools Can Make Advisories Meaningful for Students and Teachers
Read this article from Education Week, How Schools Can Make Advisories Meaningful for Teachers and Students for guidance on how to design and implement advisories, including professional development considerations for tackling sensitive topics.
Why High School SEL Programs Feel ‘Lame’ – And How to Fix Them
This Education Week article on Why High School SEL Programs Feel ‘Lame’ – And How to Fix Them provides 5 recommendations for fostering student relationships, including integrating SEL across the curriculum, aiming for coherence across schools and districts, and exploring peer mentoring programs.
CASEL: Classroom Shared Agreements
Use these Classroom Shared Agreements (and other lesson plans) from CASEL to create time to build the relationships that encourages learners to feel a sense of community- that they are “in this together”.
Attendance Works Teaching Attendance Curriculum
AttendanceWorks partnered with TeachingReady to create the Teaching Attendance Curriculum a research-based, educational program designed to equip school leaders, teachers and school support staff with an understanding of the issue, as well as the guidance and resources they need to reduce chronic absences in grades K-12. Module 3 focuses on Using Data for Intervention and …
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Reasons for Chronic Absenteeism Among Secondary Students
When looking at why students miss school, go straight to the source and ask them! Gathering the data will help to create the proper interventions to support your school community. The survey, Reasons for Chronic Absenteeism Among Secondary Students, by Amber Humm Brundage and Jose Castillo at the University of South Florida shows the most common …
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