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Making Progress on Essential Standards and Assessment Reforms
APR 21 | 10:30am-12:00pm (PT)
As part of a series of WestEd-sponsored webinars related to education goals of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Stanley Rabinowitz, Director of the WestEd/CRESST Assessment and Accountability Comprehensive Center, will describe innovative state-level strategies to define, develop, and benchmark (nationally and internationally) rigorous college/career-ready core standards.
Cesar E. Chavez High School: High Expectations, Empowerment, and Excellence
APR 22 | 10:30am-12:00pm (PT)
Principal Saul Gonzalez and Learning Director Terri Nuckols will share how Cesar E. Chavez High School in rural Delano, California, which serves a high poverty, high minority student population, performs well above its peers and has received a "similar schools ranking" of 8 (on a 10-point scale) on the California Academic Performance Index (API).
Word Generation: Using Online Tools To Support Effective Implementation of an Academic Language Program (SERP Institute)
APR 28 | 10:30am-12:00pm (PT)
SERP-Boston Research Director Catherine Snow, Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, will provide an overview of Word Generation, a program for students in the middle grades that uses research-based principles for teaching vocabulary and designing instructional units focusing on all-purpose academic words. The program and many supporting professional development materials are freely available online.
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