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REL Midwest Infographics

Year in review 2019

January 30, 2020

As REL Midwest embarks on a new year, this infographic celebrates all we accomplished in 2019.

 

Lessons learned from an Illinois kindergarten entry assessment

October 2019

This infographic highlights key findings from a REL Midwest study that analyzed the psychometric properties of a kindergarten entry assessment’s 14 required items and examined average skills and the variation in skill levels at kindergarten entry. Researchers also interviewed teachers and principals about administration barriers and suggestions for improvement.

 

The state of credit recovery in Minnesota public schools

September 19, 2019

REL Midwest worked with the Minnesota Department of Education to conduct an environmental scan of practices and programs used to support students’ credit-recovery efforts. This infographic summarizes the scan’s main findings.

 

Unpacking teacher demand and supply in Michigan

September 2019

This infographic shares key findings from a REL Midwest study that examined trends in teacher supply and demand in Michigan over the past five years and projected those trends five years into the future to better understand where potential teacher shortages might occur.

 

Creating a more evidence-based education system using collaborative research partnerships

July 30, 2019

This infographic describes what collaborative research partnerships are, how they can be used to address educational challenges, and key facts about how they are employed by the REL Program.

 

Integrating technology to develop 21st century skills in rural Iowa

June 2019

This infographic highlights key findings from a REL Midwest study that examined the instructional technology practices and perceptions of high school teachers in a rural region of Iowa, and described how these practices and perceptions varied among teachers of different subjects and experience levels.

 

School climate can help English learner students improve speaking skills

June 2019

This infographic shares key findings from a REL Midwest study that examined the characteristics of English learner students in grades 3–8 in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, the characteristics of the schools they attend, and the association of student and school characteristics with English learner student performance on statewide assessments.

 

Integrating a focus on equity into social and emotional learning

January 17, 2019

This infographic highlights strategies for grounding social and emotional learning in a focus on equity to help all children reach their full potential.

 

How can we increase quality educational opportunities for Black students? Conduct a gap analysis

July 5, 2018

REL Midwest’s infographic explains how educators can conduct a gap analysis to compare current policies and practices with research on improving educational outcomes among Black students.

 

Promising practices to increase the academic success of Black students [347 KB PDF icon ]

February 2018

This infographic highlights key findings from REL Midwest’s systematic review of research on interventions that may improve academic outcomes for Black students.

 

Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars have positive early college outcomes [289 KB PDF icon ]

January 2018

This infographic shares key findings from a REL Midwest study that examined the relationship between receiving Pell Grants and 21st Century Scholarships and early college success among the 2014 cohort of Indiana public high school graduates entering public Indiana colleges in the fall after graduation.