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REL Midwest partners with educators and policymakers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin to improve learner outcomes. Learn more about REL Midwest.
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Sep 14

Blending Evidence-Based Literacy Practices with Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Practices

This video explores how educators can implement culturally and linguistically responsive practices in their literacy instruction.
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Jul 18

Problem-solving for life: How computational thinking can benefit students

This video details evidence-based computational thinking strategies and shares examples of how the strategies become practical skills tied to student success.
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Mar 06

Math Mindset: Transforming the Middle School Math Experience

This documentary highlights the importance and impact of engaging middle school students in math learning to rebuild fundamental mathematics skills. The program features educators and students from Jonathan Burr Elementary School in Chicago, IL.
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Feb 06

Middle School Math is an Important Bridge to Lifelong STEM Learning and Success

This infographic details how middle school math teachers can boost students’ engagement and confidence in math by using student-focused instructional strategies and teaching computational thinking skills.
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Jan 24

Supporting Michigan Learners Toward Excellence in Reading

This documentary, produced with Detroit Public Television, explores strategies used by two Michigan districts to accelerate reading growth for young learners.
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Math Mindset: Transforming the Middle School Math Experience
Math engagement is a crucial building block for middle school learners to understand key concepts, which can help to prepare students for success in advanced math. Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Midwest created this 30-minute documentary in collaboration...

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