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Turning Around Chronically Low-Performing Schools: Resources From Doing What Works
MAY 19 | 10:30am-12:00pm (PT)
As part of a series of WestEd-sponsored webinars related to education goals of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Nikola Filby, Director of WestEd's Innovation Studies Program; Rebecca Herman, Principal Research Scientist at the American Institutes for Research; Jan Phlegar, Director of Learning Innovations at WestEd; and Fred Tempes, Director of the California Comprehensive Center at WestEd will offer research-based recommendations to improve low-performing schools from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Practice Guide.
Math Pathways & Pitfalls: Jump-Starting Effective and Equitable Instruction
MAY 21 | 10:30am-12:00pm (PT)
Carne Clarke and Alma Ramírez, Senior Research Associates at WestEd and developers of Math Pathways & Pitfalls (MPP), will identify several powerful strategies that all teachers can apply to their mathematics lessons, regardless of their adopted curriculum, citing portions of MPP to illustrate strategies in practice.
Recommendations for Addressing the Needs of English Language Learners: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
MAY 26 | 10:30am-12:00pm (PT)
As part of a series of WestEd-sponsored webinars related to education goals of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Robert Linquanti, Director for English Learner Evaluation and Accountability Support in WestEd's Comprehensive School Assistance Program, and Diane August, Senior Research Scientist, Center for Applied Linguistics, will moderate a webinar panel comprising select members of the English Language Learner (ELL) Working Group.
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Turning Around Chronically Low-Performing Schools: A Practice Guide
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