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Improving Instruction with Teacher Learning Huddles and Inquiry Cycles

Elementary school teachers in Washoe County School District in Reno, Nevada, use rapid inquiry cycles to examine classroom data and improve how they teach reading and writing. Read about how teachers are learning to conduct inquiry cycles and how this is shifting their instructional practice and how they collaborate.



Scaling Formative Assessment in an Arizona District

Learn about how one district adopted formative assessment practices for all students in every classroom and how they center conversations around student learning goals and instructional supports.


Webinar Archive

Joyful reading at school and at home: Creative expression activities

During this webinar, presenters shared research-based guidance to help PreK–1st grade educators implement a routine for storybook reading and integrate the routine with creative expression activities.



Education Leaders Learn from "Bright Spot" Mathematics Classrooms in Utah

Read about a research-practitioner collaboration in Utah that surfaces and shares what's working well in K–12 mathematics instruction.


Webinar Archive

Joyful reading at school and at home: A storybook reading routine

This webinar kicked off a series on storybook reading, culturally affirming instruction, and connecting with parents and families.

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Supporting Young English Learners at Home: Family and Caregiver Activities

Download activities and games for families and caregivers to play with their children. Available in English and Spanish.

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