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Family Engagement Lab
Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) engages, empowers and transforms families by providing the knowledge and the skills to partner with schools and communities to ensure their students achieve their full potential.
In co-design, diverse stakeholders come together in order to collectively identify issues or problems of practice, and to design solutions. Co-design is an iterative process made up of cycles in which people: Build relationships & theorize around shared issues Design and develop tools, practices, processes, and other solutions that push beyond the status quo Enact …
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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MI Blueprint for Comprehensive Student Recovery (Michigan)
The MI Blueprint for Comprehensive Student Recovery is designed to support local education leaders in developing and implementing a comprehensive recovery plan that is multi-year, evidence-based, and equity-driven. Specifically, it will provide a foundation to support in key activities over the next six to eighteen months. This can serve as a template for other States …
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Listening to Recent High School Grads: ‘Be Mindful of What We Have Gone Through’
Listening to Recent High School Grads: ‘Be Mindful of What We Have Gone Through’ draws on a nationwide survey and interviews with 2020 and 2021 high school graduates who have delayed their education plans. While most students ultimately plan to enroll in postsecondary education, their experiences with the pandemic have prompted them to reassess their educational …
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One Year Later: COVID-19s Impact on Current and Future College Students
An article outlining results from a recent poll of college students highlighting effects of COVID on college and career readiness.