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1437 ReadsMarch 9, 2022 | Janis Effner
Three Ways to Inspire Summer School Success
It’s the time of year when schools and districts start planning for summer instruction. In addition to covering areas students struggled with this year, many educators are also working to overcome learning deficits from previous years. Fortunately, Summer School provides us with a great opportunity to support and nurture student growth.
4613 ReadsJan. 4, 2022 | Dr. Kelly H. Summers and Dr. Stephen Tonks
Social and Emotional Learning: 3 Ways to Help Students Today
Now more than ever, districts need to support the social and emotional needs of their students. Educators can do three simple things to support the social and emotional well-being of their students: support students’ needs for autonomy, belongingness, and competence. These three basic psychological needs are the focus of self-determination theory (SDT), the leading modern theory about well-being and motivation, built on many years of research.
13173 ReadsSept. 7, 2021 | Stuart Udell, CEO, Achieve3000
Welcome to the Beginning
Welcome to the beginning of what may be the most important school year of our lives. For if last year was the most challenging, then the way we actually bounce back and comport ourselves will decide if last year was a learning experience making us better, or a multi-year burden ultimately impacting a generation of learners.
19072 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...
16510 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)...
11867 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...
14069 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...
12681 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...