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REL Appalachia partners with educators and policymakers in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia to improve learner outcomes. Learn more about REL Appalachia.
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Oct 31

Opening the Black Box of Instructional Coaching: Measuring the Quality of Mathematics Coaching Conversations for Continuous Improvement and Program Evaluation

Location: Washington, D.C. Description: Districts invest millions annually to support full-time instructional coaching positions, yet research offers little systematic information about what effective coaches do when they collaborate with teachers or...
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Oct 02

Examining the Nation’s Report Card: An Educator’s Guide to 2022 Reading and Math Scores in the U.S. and the Four REL Appalachia States

This fact sheet presents 2019 and 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading and math results from a representative sample of public schools across the country, including all students in grades 4 and 8, as well as for Black, Hispanic...
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Sep 28

Supporting Students, Grandfamilies, and Kinship Caregivers: A Community of Practice - Meeting 3

Description: The resources from this session discuss a step-by-step approach and strategies for educators to create family engagement opportunities for kinship caregivers and grandfamilies in schools. Audience: Professionals, advocates, and educators...
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Aug 27

August 2023 REL Corner: Supporting New Educators

With the start of the new school year, this REL Corner features resources on how education leaders can support new educators so they can start their year off on the best foot! The handpicked resources on mentorship, new teacher supports, and residencies...
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Aug 17

How Educators and Caregivers Can Create Supportive Conditions for Success in PreK-12 Mathematics

This infographic explores why math matters for all learners, shares an overview of what effective math instruction looks like, and includes supportive conditions for math learning. Developed in collaboration with the Cross-REL PreK-12 Math Instruction...
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