A panel of leading reading instruction experts discuss specific practices and strategies educators can implement to improve oral reading fluency and help all students access grade-level text.
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The murder of George Floyd shook the US on May 25, 2020. The time to lead meaningful, lasting change is now. An important place to start? The classroom. Read about what you can do to start reshaping your practice.
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Testing America's Freedom | Ep. 5: Paving the way for an equitable future—words of wisdom from the next generation of leaders
Our journey concludes with a look towards the future: an inspiring conversation with a group of youth activists who tell their stories and establish a visionary call to action for education leaders and policymakers across the country.
Testing America's Freedom | Ep. 4: The missing summative—what does it mean for the future of assessment?
Our education system is at an inflection point, and as COVID-19 makes us reconsider the best ways to teach students, we must also consider how assessment and accountability need to shift toward a more modern structure.
The truth about education in this country can be hard to stomach. In this episode, we go on a journey through the history of education policy in the United States, challenging beliefs about teachers of color and the outcomes of students of color and the outcomes of students of color.
Testing America's Freedom | Ep. 2: School funding—the real challenge in achieving educational equity
Dr. Samuel speaks to Jason Willis from the Comprehensive School Assistance Program (CSAP) at WestEd and Daniel Thatcher from the National Conference of State Legislators about the history of school finance, how wealth widens the education achievement gap, and what policymakers need to do now to improve outcomes for students who need the most support.
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In the first episode, we start with the personal and the profound: a meeting with Minnijean Brown-Trickey, a civil rights hero who was one of the Little Rock 9, and Dr. Samuel’s encounter with the Charlottesville letter, a disturbing document that reveals the persistent evils of segregation.