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District and School Prioritized Innovations to Increase Student Achievement Under Georgia’s Flexibility Policy

District and School Prioritized Innovations to Increase Student Achievement Under Georgia’s Flexibility Policy
This infographic summarizes the academic, financial, and human resources innovations district and school leaders prioritized after entering into Georgia performance contracts. The infographic also summarizes the changes those innovations had on student achievement. » more info

Beyond the Virtual Classroom: Extending the Social Presence Model to Extracurricular Activities in Online Schools

Beyond the Virtual Classroom: Extending the Social Presence Model to Extracurricular Activities in Online Schools
In recent years, online schools have expanded beyond the virtual classroom to offer students extracurricular activities, such as virtual clubs. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, this infographic provides an initial look at how the Social Presence Model could help strengthen these extracurricular opportunities for K-12 students, along with examples of student clubs at Florida Virtual School, the nation’s largest state virtual school. » more info

How Can We Discover Effective Strategies Invented by Online Teachers?

How Can We Discover Effective Strategies Invented by Online Teachers?
This infographic summarizes and reflects on the REL Southeast report: Exploring Teacher Influences on Student Success in an Online Biology Course. » more info

Development of Mathematical Reasoning

Development of Mathematical Reasoning
This infographic defines the development of mathematical reasoning and provides readers with examples of what that development looks like in practice. » more info

Functional Reasoning: Part of the Development of Mathematical Reasoning

Functional Reasoning: Part of the Development of Mathematical Reasoning
This infographic defines functional reasoning, addresses why functional reasoning is an important foundation in the numerical progression, and shows how teachers can recognize functional reasoning in their students. » more info

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Competency-Based Education (CBE) Framework Series: CBE Teaching
Instruction in a CBE environment focuses on each student's ability, learning style, and learning pace and shifts from teaching to facilitating. This video focuses on the elements contained within the teaching dimension, including teachers as facilitators or coaches, personalized learning, tools and resources for teaching, content expertise, curriculum design, and assessment design and use. » watch

Evidence-Based Instructional Strategies for Elementary English Learner Students

Evidence-Based Instructional Strategies for Elementary English Learner Students
This infographic is a quick reference to evidence-based practices that can be used daily by elementary classroom teachers to support effective instruction for their English learner students. » more info

Systematic review of the literature on the effectiveness of early childhood education curricula and instructional practices on language and literacy development

Systematic review of the literature on the effectiveness of early childhood education curricula and instructional practices on language and literacy development
This study reviews 20 years of research on early literacy interventions aimed at improving language, phonological awareness, print knowledge, decoding, and early writing skills for preschool students. Using a process modeled after the WWC methodology, REL Southeast identified 109 studies, representing 132 interventions, conducted from 1997 to 2017 that it determined were high-quality experimental or quasi-experimental studies. » more info

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Supporting Your Child's Reading at Home

Supporting Your Child's Reading at Home

These videos and activities provide families with information about how to support children as they practice foundational reading skills at home.

Featured Publication

A Second Grade Teacher's Guide to Supporting Family Involvement in Foundational Reading Skills

A Second Grade Teacher's Guide to Supporting Family Involvement in Foundational Reading Skills

This Second Grade Teacher's Guide provides information for second grade teachers on how to support families as they practice foundational reading skills at home.

Featured Video

Competency-Based Education (CBE) Framework Series: CBE Defined

In this video, we share the North Carolina Research Alliance's definition of Competency-Based Education (CBE) and an overview of the CBE Mastery Framework.