Exploring the Pandemic-Formed Future for Young Children

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This interactive learning and strategy session, facilitated by KnowledgeWorks’ social innovation partner Openfields and forecast partner Capita, will help you to make sense of our uncertain future, and to apply insights from Foundations for Flourishing Futures: A Look Ahead for Young Children and Families during COVID-19 and the rebuilding to come. Register

Lesson Study: Resources for Administrators, Educators and Guardians

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In order to improve student learning, teachers need opportunities to observe and discuss instruction. Lesson study provides a structure for teachers to collaborate around pressing problems of practice and to engage in cycles of inquiry to explore the intersection of pedagogy and student learning. School Administrators Are you a school leader or department head who wants a… Read More ›

Project Implicit

Project Implicit aims to educate the public about hidden biases and to provide a “virtual laboratory” for collecting data on the Internet.

Project Implicit is a collaboration between researchers interested in implicit social cognition – thoughts and feelings outside of conscious awareness and control. The goal of the organization is to educate the public about hidden biases and to provide a “virtual laboratory” for collecting data on the Internet. The cornerstone of their work is the Implicit… Read More ›

Resources for Understanding and Supporting #BlackLives Matter

These Black Lives Matter resources are curated by Dr. Tia C. Madkins from the College of Education at the University of TX at Austin.

This resource list curated by Dr. Tia C. Madkins from the College of Education at the University of TX at Austin offers a huge number of anti-racism resources. The resources are divided by categories that range from popular press articles and podcasts to culturally responsive education and resources for children. The author also provides extensive… Read More ›

Antiracism Resources for all Ages

This reading list, ranging from articles to children's books, offers a wide-range of resources focused on anti-racism.

This reading list compiled by Dr. Nicole A. Cooke from the School of Library and Information Science at the University of South Carolina, offers a wide-range of resources focused on anti-racism. They range from articles to children’s books on the topic. Any stakeholder will find great reads to further educate themselves. Source Organization: School of Library… Read More ›

Promise and Peril: Examining the Role of Ed Tech for Students With Disabilities

This report released by the National Center for Learning Disabilities poses the essential questions that must be asked when approaching ed-tech investments. The resource highlights both the challenges and opportunities presented by school closures and a shift to remote or hybrid learning models in response to COVID-19. It calls for action to ensure education technology… Read More ›

Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family-School Partnerships

This tool is an update of the groundbreaking framework for family-school partnerships, designed in 2014 by researcher and family engagement expert Karen Mapp, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education and the Southwest Educational Development Lab. The revisions were made after several years of research which point to the pivotal role of trust in… Read More ›

Why There’s A Push To Get Police Out Of Schools

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This article and accompanying podcast from MindShift explores the rationale for decreasing police in schools. This has long been a goal of the black lives matter. This article explains the call for decreasing police presence in schools. It suggests several student-centered alternatives to increase student safety including restorative justice programs, positive behavioral interventions and supports… Read More ›

Learning in the Time of Corona: Fast Classes and Less Sleep

This article, written by a teacher at the Urban Assembly School for Math and Science for Young Women, an all-girls school serving grades 6 through 12 in downtown Brooklyn, N.Y., highlights student voices. The article features excerpts from interviews with students about their experiences with remote learning. The author hopes other educators can learn from… Read More ›

White Folks Series

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This two part webinar series is focused on strategies for engaging in racial equity conversations and actionable next steps.  It will be hosted in collaboration between Diversity Talks and a newly founded organization, PR(iSM) RESISTANCE COALITION  which specializes in redesigning systems, structures and policies from a diverse, equitable and inclusive lens. The hosts hope to… Read More ›

Racial Equity Tools

Racial Equity Tools is designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity. This site offers tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities and the culture at large. The resources… Read More ›

What Will Schools Do in the Fall? Here Are 4 Possible Scenarios

This article discusses the ways in which schools might deliver instruction in the fall of 2020 after school closures. This clear article outlines four possible scenarios for instruction that include varying mixes of in-person and distance learning.  This article is a good read for educators as well as parents or members of the community interested… Read More ›