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Improving Low College Persistence Among Students of Color

The Alliance for Excellent Education Invites You to a Webinar Improving Low College Persistence Among Students of Color Panelists Erin Banks, Assistant Dean, Office of Undergraduate Research, University of North Carolina-Charlotte (@DrErinRBanks) Walter G. Bumphus, President and CEO, American Association of Community Colleges (@walterbumphus) Deb Delisle, President and CEO, Alliance for Excellent Education (@debdelisle) Nicholas […]

Categories: #OurChallengeOurHope, College- and Career-Ready Standards, Students of Color
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Back to School with Future Ready Librarians®! Tips and Tricks from Experts

Future Ready Schools® Invites You to Participate in a Webinar    Back to School with Future Ready Librarians®!  Tips and Tricks from Experts  Panelists   Bill Bass, Innovation Coordinator for Instructional Technology, Information and Library Media, Parkway School District (MO), and Board President, International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) (@billbass)  Elissa Malespina, Verona High School Teacher Librarian, Verona School District […]

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Science of Adolescent Learning

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How Lessons from Brain Science Can Support District- and School-Level Transformation

The Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed) Invites You to Attend a Webinar How Lessons from Brain Science Can Support District- and School-Level Transformation Moderator Winsome Waite, PhD, Vice President of Practice, Alliance for Excellent Education Participants Mary Sieu, PhD, Superintendent, ABC Unified School District (Los Angeles, CA) Robyn Harper, Policy and Research Associate, Alliance for […]

Categories: Science of Adolescent Learning

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Equity and Student-Centered Learning: Emphasizing Inclusion of Our Most Vulnerable Students

Panelists described the characteristics of student-centered learning, and the importance of applying an equity lens when planning and implementing digital learning. The National Center for Learning Disabilities’ Ace Parsi explained the importance of including the needs of students with disabilities in plans for personalized student-centered learning environments.  he also shared common barriers that impede their full engagement. Winsome Waite related research from the Alliance for Excellent Education’s work on the Science of Adolescent Learning (SAL) describing environmental factors like community values, poverty, prejudice, and inequity that can influence classrooms, schools, and student learning, especially among historically underserved and marginalized students. The session concluded with recommendations for school and district leaders about important considerations when designing their student-centered learning efforts.

Categories: Equity, Future Ready
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Leveraging Data and the Cloud While Protecting Student Data Privacy

In this webinar, Vince Scheivert, Rachel Johnson, and Linnette Attai discussed how school districts have used data and the cloud to innovate and optimize learning, while also providing data privacy for all. They also addressed:

How districts are using data visualization and predictive analytics to support learning;
How to implement next-generation safety and security tools to ensure a sustainable and robust system;
and Best practices for protecting student data privacy in the cloud.

Categories: Data and Privacy, Data Systems, Future Ready

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Falling Through the Cracks: Students Without High School Diplomas

As the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed) continues the conversation on the legacy and impact of the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education case, this webinar shines a spotlight on the work still remaining and offer solutions to schools, districts, states, and federal policymakers on how they can advocate for students who are furthest from opportunity.

Categories: #OurChallengeOurHope, Brown vs. Board, Equity
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Equity IS Education

This webinar will highlight the need to change our mindset and practices on these two issues. Dr. Perez-Isiah will highlight effective approaches that will help merge the topics of equity and gaps in teaching and learning. Let’s move from achievement “gap-gazing” to achievement gap-closing in our school communities.

Categories: Equity, Future Ready

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Closing the Gap: Digital Equity Strategies for the K-12 Classroom

This Future Ready Schools® (FRS) webinar will highlight effective approaches to addressing digital inequities in both teacher preparation programs and in schools today; offer recommendations for moving beyond identifying an inequity into recommendations for closing the digital equity gap; and provide practical solutions to support students both in and outside of school.

Categories: Digital Equity, Equity, Future Ready
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Teaching & Reaching the Future Ready Student: Nurturing Connections with Social and Emotional Learning

In this webinar, panelists discussed how the effects of developmental changes and shifting social environments are impacting academic learning. They shared their expertise on Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and explained how educators can help students navigate these changes by supporting the development of social and emotional skills.

Categories: Future Ready, Science of Adolescent Learning, Science of Learning
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Collaboration + Calibration = Transformation

On May 21, 2019, Future Ready Schools® held a webinar in which Future Ready Advisors Jimmy Casas and Brianna Hodges shared the importance of collaboration between principals and instructional coaches. With collaborative leadership as the driving force of the Future Ready Framework, Jimmy and Brianna offered tales from the trenches from the purview of shared instructional leadership.

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Does My Collection Reflect My Community? Diversity in the School Library

On April 30, 2019, All4Ed and Future Ready Schools® held a webinar for Future Ready Librarians.  Panelists discussed the value of maintaining a book collection that not only reflects the school community, but also is reflective of the global community of which we all are a part. Recognizing that centering diversity means centering the stories, experiences, and voices of historically marginalized people, including people of color, indigenous voices, LGBTQIA+ individuals and allies, differently-abled individuals, and neurodiverse voices.

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Science of Adolescent Learning

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Improving Educational Experiences for Diverse Learners: Valuing Culture While Combating Stress, Inequality, Bias, and Discrimination

In this webinar, panelists explored how educators and school leaders can use a more comprehensive understanding of student learning environments to improve educational outcomes for diverse populations. Specifically, panelists discussed why culture and identity matter in adolescent education; how stress affects learning and development; how technology influences student learning and relationship building; and​ how school leaders and educators help combat the effects of inequality, bias, and discrimination​.

Categories: SAL, Science of Adolescent Learning

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Celebrate Digital Learning Day With Us! Learn How Librarians, Instructional Coaches, and Teachers Are Leading Innovation in Schools.

During this webinar, Prince George’s County Public Schools (MD) and Vancouver Public Schools (WA) will showcase their innovative partnerships.

Sarah Thomas will discuss how instructional coaches can facilitate learning experiences, where students and teachers “learn by doing” through creating and collaborating. Also, Lisa Spencer will share several school- and district-wide digital learning initiatives.

Mark Ray will explore ways in which librarians can lead, teach, and support schools both on their own and in collaboration with instructional coaches. Traci Chun and Kelsey Aske will discuss their work at Skyview High School in Vancouver, Washington.

Categories: Digital Learning Day, Future Ready
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