SEL in Action: Proven Solutions to Improve Student Mental Health
In this web seminar, presenters discussed some best practices and strategies for integrating SEL programs and digital resources into everyday instruction to make a lasting impact on teen mental health and school safety. Sponsored content by Gale, A Cengage Company.
English language learners in border state experience accelerated literacy growth
Since Ysleta ISD implemented the Achieve3000 platform in 2015-16, ELLs in the district have significantly improved literacy, as demonstrated by increased Lexile scores, better performance on their end-of-year state assessments and faster integration with the school’s general course of study. Sponsored content by Achieve3000.
How not to get distracted by educational fads
Former administrator Mike Schmoker offers a warning: Research shows little evidence that many current educational fads have significantly improved achievement. At DA's September summit for chief academic officers, he will tell curriculum directors what they should prioritize.
In praise of school libraries—and librarians
Being a librarian is a labor of love, even if it means getting into “good trouble” for standing up for students' choice, right to read and access to technology in libraries, says K.C. Boyd, a featured speaker at DA’s FETC in January and a library media specialist at Jefferson Middle School Academy in Washington, D.C.