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REL Pacific partners with educators and policymakers in American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Hawaii, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Republic of Palau, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands to improve learner outcomes. Learn more about REL Pacific.
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Oct 04

Making Evaluation Findings Culturally Relevant, Engaging, and Meaningful

In this roundtable discussion at the Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment (CREA) 7th International Conference, REL Pacific will discuss the importance of developing and disseminating research findings in a culturally sustaining and contextually...
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Sep 21

Building Virtual Communities with Pacific Partners: Lessons Learned from a Community of Practice with Educators from the U.S. Pacific Jurisdictions

In this Hawaiʻi-Pacific Evaluation Conference pre-conference virtual workshop, REL Pacific facilitators will introduce efforts to build a pan-Pacific Community of Practice (CoP) around the topic of data culture and data use. REL Pacific will present...
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Aug 09

Contextualizing Pacific Data Culture: A Community of Practice with REL Pacific

2023 National Center for Education Statistics’ (NCES) STATS-DC Data Conference REL Pacific staff will share information about a community of practice (CoP) convened with educators in the U.S. Pacific jurisdictions on the topic of data use. Monthly, the...
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Jul 18

Using Instructional Models for Student and Teacher Success

Instructional models provide educators with guidance on how to design, sequence, and deliver instruction that supports student learning. Adopting a schoolwide or systemwide instructional model provides teachers with a common approach and vocabulary that...
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Jul 06

ʻĀina-based Education, Place-based Education, and Project-based Learning

Education models designed to provide students with authentic learning opportunities include fostering connections to the place and local culture(s) where the school is located and working on real-world projects that students may encounter outside of classrooms...
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Features of Culturally Responsive Assessments for Indigenous Students
Indigenous students in the United States and U.S.-affiliated Pacific Region schools have varying degrees of access to culturally responsive, sustaining, and revitalizing education. Academic assessments that intend to capture what these students know and...

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