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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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Empowering Young Readers by Using Assessment Data to Inform Evidence-Based Word Reading Skill Instruction

This resource features a set of flowcharts that can help Kindergarten, grade 1, and grade 2 educators identify student skill reading needs in phonological awareness, phonics, and fluency based on universal screening data.
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Building Inclusive and Equitable Learning Environments

This infographic provides examples of partnerships across the REL program focused on building inclusive and equitable learning environments at the state, district and school levels.
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Introduction to the Data-Informed Leadership for Equity Partnership (REL Midwest)

This video provides an overview of the REL Midwest Data-Informed Leadership for Equity (DILE) partnership and how it supports district leadership in using data to foster student sense of belonging.
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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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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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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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