Field Guide 9: Preparing African American (and Other Students of Color) for College

Description

In Field Guide #9: Preparing African American (and Other Students of Color) for College, we explore how educators and parents can help prepare African American students and students of color for success in college.

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California Association of African-American Superintendents & Administrators (CAAASA)

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CAAASA Field Guide 4: Planning Forward with Cultural Relevance in the Classroom

Description

In Field Guide #4 Planning Forward with Cultural Relevance in the Classroom, you will hear from education leaders, researchers, teachers, and families about the value of embracing the vibrant, diverse cultures of our communities in our classrooms.

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California Association of African-American Superintendents & Administrators (CAAASA)

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CAAASA Field Guide 8: Understanding the Most Critical Needs of Today’s African American Students.

Description

In Field Guide #8: Understanding the Most Critical Needs of Today’s African American Students (and Children from Other Communities of Color), you will hear from education leaders, researchers, teachers, and families about how educators can best meet the needs of African American students and other students of color given the historical and contemporary challenges they face.

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California Association of African-American Superintendents & Administrators (CAAASA)

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Assessment for Learning to Support Student Achievement

DESCRIPTION

The FA Moves framework introduced in this series will open up new opportunities to help teachers and students recognize, evaluate and use “soft data” that emerges during and across a set of lessons. It invites all to drive towards deeper learning with an open, visible classroom-based formative assessment process committed to continuous improvement.

By offering practical tips, video-based examples, worksheets, and templates, you will have the tools you need to make progress–minute by minute, day by day–with assessment for learning practices rooted in research and what works.

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Validity Partners

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RESOURCE TYPE

Courses/Learning Paths, Professional Learning

TYPE OF AUDIENCE

Site Administrator / Instructional Coach, Systems Leadership, Teacher

TOPIC AREA

Formative Assessments

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The Discussion Cards Teacher’s Guide

DESCRIPTION

The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) has created a suite of resources designed to help secondary students explore topics through text and talk. This learning path is an efficient avenue for educators to:

  • Better understand the Discussion Cards and the suite of resources in this interactive Teacher’s Guide
  • Start using the Discussion Cards

DEVELOPED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE)

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RESOURCE TYPE

Courses/Learning Paths, Professional Learning, Resources

TYPE OF AUDIENCE

Site Administrator / Instructional Coach, Teacher

TOPIC AREA

Responsive Teaching & Learning

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Advancing Labor-Management Collaboration and Partnerships (Learning Path)

DESCRIPTION

This learning path includes five modules, each with a video, tools, and supporting documents. Developed by the California Labor Management Initiative (CA LMI), the modules provide an overview of the CA LMI, introduce three frameworks for labor-management collaboration, and present perspectives from statewide thought leaders and practitioners.

DEVELOPED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

California Labor Management Initiative

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RESOURCE TYPE

Courses/Learning Paths

TYPE OF AUDIENCE

Board, Paraeducator, Site Administrator / Instructional Coach, Systems Leadership, Teacher

TOPIC AREA

Governance

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CAAASA Field Guide 7: School Re-orientation for Post-COVID Learning

DESCRIPTION

In Field Guide #7: School Re-orientation for Post-COVID Learning, we explore one of the most important challenges facing secondary students, which is providing a pathway to success for middle and high school students who have been failed by our traditional educational system, rather than the conventional “safety nets” that rescued students in relatively small numbers.

DEVELOPED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

California Association of African-American Superintendents & Administrators (CAAASA)

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Universal Design for Learning for School and District Leaders

DESCRIPTION

In this learning path, we’ve distilled the essential understandings necessary to begin planning for and implementing Universal Design for Learning. It’s a 30,000 ft. view of UDL – the why, what, and how – and guidance for beginning your journey as a school or district.

DEVELOPED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

San Joaquin County Office of Education

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CAAASA Field Guide 6: Enhancing Parent Engagement for Student Success

DESCRIPTION

In Field Guide #6: Enhancing Parent Engagement for Student Success, you will hear from education leaders, researchers, teachers, and families about the importance of family engagement and strong parent-school partnerships in order to address the needs of the whole child.

DEVELOPED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

California Association of African-American Superintendents & Administrators

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RESOURCE TYPE

Blog, Courses/Learning Paths, Professional Learning

TYPE OF AUDIENCE

Parent, Site Administrator / Instructional Coach, Systems Leadership

TOPIC AREA

Family and Community Engagement

CAAASA Field Guide 5: Back-to-School and the Year Ahead: Integrating Empathy, Compassion and Restorative Justice in Our Schools.

DESCRIPTION

In Field Guide #5 Back-to-School and the Year Ahead: Integrating Empathy, Compassion and Restorative Justice in Our Schools, you will hear from education leaders, researchers, teachers, and families about the need for culturally responsive approaches to instruction, discipline, and social emotional well-being.

DEVELOPED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

California Association of African-American Superintendents & Administrators

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RESOURCE TYPE

Courses/Learning Paths, Professional Learning

TYPE OF AUDIENCE

Parent, Site Administrator / Instructional Coach, Systems Leadership

TOPIC AREA

Social-Emotional Well-being

KEYWORDS