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Are Neighborhood Factors Associated with the Quality of Early Childhood Education in North Carolina?

Exploring Teachers' Influence on Student Success in an Online Biology Course
This study of an online high school biology course offered by Florida Virtual School examined the amount of variation in course completion, students’ final exam scores, and time to completion that is attributable to the influence of teachers. » more info

District Changes in Student Achievement and Local Practice under Georgia’s District and School Flexibility Policy

District Changes in Student Achievement and Local Practice under Georgia’s District and School Flexibility Policy
Georgia instituted a flexibility policy in 2007 that provided districts with waivers from state education rules, provisions, and guidelines. Granted waivers and annual accountability targets are agreed upon in district performance contracts with the state. » more info

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What research has been conducted on class size reduction at the middle school level and benefits for minority students?
In response to the question, resources that specifically addressed class size reduction at the middle school level and benefits for minority students were identified. » more info

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Professional Learning Community: Emergent Literacy
This website provides multiple resources for educators and leaders to engage in a professional learning model focused on the four emergent literacy building blocks that are evidence-based, collaborative, and practice-relevant. » more info

Alabama English Learners Partnership

Alabama English Learners Partnership
The Alabama Research Partnership for Improving English Learner Outcomes addresses issues specific to improving programs and services provided to English learner students in Alabama schools and districts. » more info

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What research has been conducted that shows the most effective ratio of teacher talk to student discourse in early grades reading instruction?
In response to the question, resources that specifically addressed the most effective ratio of teacher talk to student discourse in early grades reading instruction were identified. » more info

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What research has been conducted on appropriate screen time for young children?
In response to the question, resources that specifically addressed the research that has been conducted on appropriate screen time for young children were identified. » more info

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What research has been conducted on the impact of social emotional learning on Head Start students?
In response to the question, resources that specifically addressed the research that has been conducted on the impact of social emotional learning on Head Start students were identified. » more info

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What research has been conducted on which letter-sound correspondences/patterns must be taught and which can be learned implicitly?
In response to the question, resources that specifically addressed the research that has been conducted on which letter-sound correspondences/patterns must be taught and which can be learned implicitly were identified. » more info

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Personalized Learning and Student Ownership During Virtual Learning
This audio file shares the work that partners of the REL Southeast are doing to engage students in personalized learning with an emphasis on students' ownership of their learning during virtual instruction. It consists of a question-and-answer format featuring the principal, a teacher, and a student. » watch

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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.

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The First Grade Teacher's Guide to Supporting Family Involvement in Foundational Reading Skills

This Teacher’s Guide complements and extends the practice guide by providing step-by-step guidance for teachers to support families in practicing foundational reading skills at home.

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Social Presence Awareness

In this video focused on the area of social presence, researcher Aimee Whiteside describes a few key concepts and strategies for helping online teachers to strengthen their relationships with students.