Spotlights on Online Learning and Equity
SchoolsMovingUp's upcoming webinars and related resources explore the way online delivery is reshaping the learning experience for both teachers and students. Come join us this month to hear about how one state is implementing the e-Learning for Educators model to support teacher training around the common core. May's first webinar will highlight important trends in innovation around policy and practice in the field of K-12 online and blended learning.
We are also excited to announce a webinar sponsored by the Region IX Equity Assistance Center, as part of their work on addressing equity concerns for African American males in K-12 public education settings. Stay tuned!
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How Online Professional Development Can Support the Common Core Standards Roll-Out - Arizona's Vision
APR 26 | 10:30am-12:00pm (PT)
Arizona Department of Education staff will share the process they are using to implement the e-Learning for Educators model in their state to support training around the common core.
A National Perspective of K-12 Online and Blended Learning: Current Issues and Trends in Policy and Practice
MAY 2 | 10:30am-12:00pm (PT)
Do you want to learn more about models for integrating online/blended or competency-based learning programs? Come hear Susan Patrick, President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL), and a district-level educator who will reflect on these programs.
Discipline that Does No Harm: Improving Academic Outcomes for African American Male Students
MAY 7 | 1:00pm-2:30pm (PT)
The Region IX Equity Assistance Center at WestEd invites you to hear Dr. Joseph E. Marshall, Executive Director of the Omega Boys Club in San Francisco, discuss effective strategies that promote positive discipline and improve academic outcomes for African-American male students in K-12 public school settings.
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e-Learning for Educators: Effects of Online Professional Development on Teachers and their Students
Review this report to find out about this model, which demonstrates that online professional development can improve both teacher performance and student achievement, and sign up for the related webinar.
Blended Learning: The Convergence of Online and Face-to-Face Education
Review this Reading Room article to find out about different blended learning models, including example case studies from grades K-12.
The Common Core Challenge for ELLs
Help your English language learners attain the competencies stipulated in the Common Core State Standards through rigorous instruction in the content areas and in promoting English language proficiency.
When Success is the Only Option: Designing Competency-based Pathways for Next Generation Learning
How can competency-based pathways increase student success? Find out in this article.
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