Spotlight on School Improvement
This fall, SchoolsMovingUp is excited to collaborate with partner organizations to present webinars on two new themes. In our after-school theme, learn how after-school programs support student learning in math, science, & engineering. Our second theme utilizes an interview format between a partner researcher and high school principals on the specific strategies each has successfully implemented to improve student achievement and graduation rates. We invite you to send any content-area questions which you would like to see addressed on these webinars to email@example.com
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Advancing Student Success: Aligning In and Afterschool Learning
SEP 28 | 10:30am-12:00pm (PT)
In this webinar, Kelly Stuart, Director of Dissemination, Doing What Works, will moderate a panel of researchers and practitioners who will present on understanding and implementing the recommendations in "The After-School Handbook for School Site Leaders."
Providing Rich Educational Offerings Despite Fiscal Constraints: Buena Park High School's Story
OCT 13 | 10:30am-11:30am (PT)
In this webinar, Tom Parrish, Managing Director, American Institutes for Research, will interview Jim Coombs, principal of Buena Park High School in Fullerton, CA, as to how his school works with its primary feeder middle school to ensure successful transition, creates a niche for every student, and works closely with administrative staff at Fullerton School District to provide a broad range of academic offerings.
Articulating High Expectations from K-12: Valley High School and Its Partners
OCT 19 | 10:30am-11:30am (PT)
Tom Parrish will interview Keven MacDonald, principal of Valley High School in Elk Grove, CA, regarding how his school works with feeder elementary and middle schools to articulate programs and academic offerings, uses data to carefully track students, and orients students toward college attendance starting in the elementary grades.
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California Algebra Forum
If you participated in the Common Core Standards and Math Placement webinar, check out the California Algebra Forum.
Secondary Literacy Summit XI
Register for this December conference to find out about strategies for improving adolescents' literacy achievement.
Formative Assessment: An Enabler of Learning
Read about the approach of formative assessment and its potential to empower both teachers and students in the learning process.
Structuring Out-of-School Time to Improve Academic Achievement
Learn tips for designing out-of-school time programs that can enhance academic achievement.
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