Teacher Guide: It’s Hot Out Here: Exploring Heat in Our World
In this unit, students will explore how the historical practice of redlining interacts with the patterns of heat distribution within communities.View guide
In this episode of The Continuing Educator, we talk to a working educator about the importance of family literacy and strategies for increasing it. Our guest Martin Silverman is the principal at Salinas Elementary School in Universal City, TX, and has worked as a teacher in both urban and rural schools. From his own experiences growing up, he saw the importance of literacy as a focus in families and has sought to revitalize that practice in the families of his students.
In this unit, students will explore how the historical practice of redlining interacts with the patterns of heat distribution within communities.
Researchers from NWEA partnered with NewSchools Venture Fund to explore the relationship between school culture and climate, social and emotional learning, and academic achievement. Learn more about this innovative research partnership.
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Funded by Microsoft’s AI for Accessibility Grant, NWEA joined with Perkins Access, Governor Morehead School, and Sonja Steinbach, a math educator who works with students with vision disabilities. Together, they embarked on a unique research partnership to make middle school mathematics assessments more accessible for students with vision impairments.
In the wake of instructional challenges faced over the past two school years, NWEA, the Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER) at the American Institutes for Research (AIR), and the Center for Education Policy and Research (CEPR) at Harvard University have partnered with a coalition of large school districts across the country to help determine which COVID recovery interventions are working and to what extent.
Brought together by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, NWEA and Tacoma Public Schools worked together to collaboratively define a set of challenges and develop meaningful, evidence-based solutions around two workstreams critical to student learning and success; social-emotional learning and family engagement.
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