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Effective Literacy Instruction
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1266 ReadsApril 23, 2021 | Javier Trujillo, Vice President of Government and Community Partnerships
Making the Most of ESSER Funds: A Guide for Schools and Districts
Any seasoned school official is well-aware of how ideological shifts in federal and state governments can and often do impact the ability of the public education system to serve all students equitably. Short, one-time increases in federal or state dollars...
1313 ReadsMarch 31, 2021 | Janis Efner, Professional Services Director, Achieve3000
Culturally Responsive Literacy – Instruction, Best Practices and Insight from Educators
From racial injustice to culturally responsive curriculum, the education experts at Achieve3000’s 2020 virtual National Literacy Summit tackled some of the toughest issues facing today’s educators. Here’s a glance at some of the insight...
Feb. 24, 2021 | Achieve 3000
Best Practices for Teaching Diverse Students
And being a great educator means understanding that relationships matter. It’s the idea that we must put our kids’ basic needs first before anything else worthwhile can take place (Maslow before students can Bloom)...
147 ReadsAug. 20, 2020 | Dimitres Pantelidis, Principal P.S. 171 Patrick Henry, NYC, New York
Our Journey to a Data-Informed School Culture
National education policy over the last decade has emphasized college- and career-ready standards. This translated to states and school systems exploring new ways to support students while reporting on accountability measures...
833 ReadsJune 11, 2020 | Achieve3000
Trading Textbooks for Educational Technology
Located in the landmark 400,000 square-foot San Diego Public Library, e3 opened in the fall of 2013 with an initial class of 265 ninth and tenth graders. Today, approximately 420 students from more than 35 zip codes are enrolled at e3...
148 ReadsApril 22, 2020 | Natalie Saaris, VP of Product & Marketing, Actively Learn
How to Leverage Actively Learn for Remote Learning
As the Coronavirus continues to spread, schools across the country are in various stages of making the transition to remote learning. Some teachers are being asked to create online versions of their lesson plans. Many administrators are concerned...
130 ReadsApril 1, 2020 | Achieve3000
Remote Learning in a Time of Crisis: Challenges and Opportunities
In late 2019, we started seeing stories about a mysterious new virus in the Wuhan region of China. Three months later, that virus has become a global pandemic affecting 868,100 people in at least 171 countries infected and at least 43,000 dead...
147 ReadsFeb. 12, 2020 | Janis Efner, Professional Services Director, Achieve3000
The Power of a Teacher
Now, every time I meet a student who worries me, who seems too far gone to help, I remember Tyler. If he could do it, I feel certain that it’s not too late for any child to grow; every student has potential...
321 ReadsJan. 21, 2020 | John Nelson, Former Superintendent for Chula Vista Elementary School District, CA
How to Prepare All Educators to Teach English Learners
It’s essential for school-level leadership to be engaged in a continual learning cycle as well, so they can effectively provide guidance for their teachers while maintaining an eye on student performance...