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Making a quality difference in the lives of children, youth, and adults.
Making a quality difference in the lives of children, youth, and adults.

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Going to #NCSA (National Conference on Student Assessment)? Be sure to catch WestEd's Andrew Latham and Paul Koehler, and CA Dept of Ed's Patrick Rooney Monday June 20 at 4 pm for "The Two Percent Solution: Weighing Value against Burden in Statewide Standardized Assessments" http://ow.ly/dBqm301kAvh
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If you know a California community college math teacher, adjunct, or faculty, let them know about this opportunity to participate in a study of Khan Academy this coming school year. There's a $1k stipend. http://ow.ly/DKGd301ibri

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See how New York City Schools engage families using Academic Parent Teacher Teams (APTT). Hear from students, teachers and parents in this video. http://ow.ly/AMkX301guN7

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“We lose between 30 and 50 percent of new teachers in this country within their first three years. The goal of our mentoring model is to help novice teachers become intentional about building knowledge and skills, so that they grow, experience success, and stay in the profession." – Mentoring New Teachers Through Collaborative Coaching. Read more about this resource and download a free chapter. http://ow.ly/SoFNt

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Just as there is a racial achievement gap, there is a racial school-climate gap in California schools. Learn more. http://ow.ly/SoFxY

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Preschool teachers and administrators: Watch this overview about the importance of phonological awareness as part of teaching core literacy skills. http://ow.ly/SlMdY

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Does meditation improve student well-being? Preliminary WestEd research published in a journal shows meditation can have a positive impact on students. http://ow.ly/SlLos

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Administrators: Learn how an elementary school principal coordinates alignment between the school day and the school's after-school program. http://ow.ly/SiO3r

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WestEd's Academic Parent Teacher Teams has been named a “Bright Spot” in Hispanic Education. Learn more. http://ow.ly/SiNNt

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