Tuning in and Reaching Out - Engaging in authentic social emotional learning

Posted by Amber Leage on Apr 29, 2024 2:38:04 PM

This 40 minute session from Class Measures is designed to develop your understanding of social emotional learning (SEL) techniques. In watching the below interactive Professional Development session, you will learn how to:

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Topics: Video

Looking for Learning - an evidence-rich, low stakes approach to class observation

Posted by Class Measures on Jan 12, 2024 4:11:22 PM

Watch presenter Amber Leage demonstrate how to learn and practice a new approach to observation with a focus on students - those that learn best and those that could be learning better.

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Topics: Video

Deepening Our Leadership Feedback – Effective Learning Observations with an English Language Lens

Posted by Class Measures on Jan 12, 2024 3:55:51 PM

Watch as our Class Measures School Improvement Specialist delivers a recorded interactive Professional Development session designed to help you:

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Topics: Video

Plan for school improvement - impact through proven approaches

Posted by Class Measures on Jan 12, 2024 3:46:11 PM

Increase the capacity of your organization to deliver school improvement and equity in your school. Our proven school improvement strategies harness the potential of leaders, managers, and all instructional staff to deliver sustainable school improvement success.

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Topics: School Improvement

Challenges Faced by Grow Your Own Teacher Programs: Overcoming Obstacles for a Brighter Future

Posted by Class Measures on Jan 12, 2024 3:44:17 PM

Discover the challenges faced by Grow Your Own Teacher programs and learn how to overcome obstacles for a brighter future in education.

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Topics: North America, Grow Your Own Teacher Program

Leading with a Purpose: Ensuring Academic Equity and Success

Posted by Class Measures on Oct 6, 2023 3:08:25 PM

Our 50 minute session presented by Dr Antonio Williams is designed to provide a practical framework and school improvement strategies to support leaders who are leading turnaround or transformational school efforts.

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Topics: North America, Video

The Importance of Coaching for Leadership Development

Posted by Amber Leage on Sep 22, 2023 2:10:50 PM

School leaders are relied on as chief problem solvers.  Their willingness and capacity to take on this challenging role is essential to school success.  Traditional leadership training, however, often falls short in providing the requisite skills to support leaders in maximizing their potential impact on school growth, and particularly on the development of teaching capacity:

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Topics: Blog, School Improvement, Class Measures Highlight, North America, Coaching

School restoration strategies - doing things differently

Posted by Angela M. Prince on Dec 2, 2021 3:52:00 PM

As I work with schools across the country, I notice three areas of need as they return to school face-to-face instruction after the pandemic. There is a need to RESTORE - Restore relationships, restore community and restore instruction. Many have not taken the time to address these areas and find themselves asking “Is it June yet?” It is important for schools to realize that they cannot return to “school as normal”; they must do things differently. They must take the best of the lessons learned from the wake of Covid 19 and embed them in the “new way” of doing things differently.

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Topics: Blog, School Improvement, Class Measures Highlight, Effective Learning Observation, English Language Learners

Massachusetts teachers seek an alternative, faster route to Initial Licensure as emergency ‘grace period’ comes to an end

Posted by Class Measures on Oct 19, 2021 3:26:01 PM

Holding an Initial License as a teacher in Massachusetts opens up your career prospects significantly, and is mandated after five years teaching on a Provisional License. Yet updating your license during the pandemic, like most aspects of teaching and learning, has been a challenge. It’s why the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (MA DESE) issued an emergency licensure order when teachers could not attend classes to earn the credits and fulfill the criteria they needed to advance. Having been extended once, from June 2021 to June 2022, the ‘grace period’ is now coming to an end, to ensure all teachers are appropriately licensed going forward.

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Topics: Blog, PRPIL

Assessing learning and learning gaps

Posted by Mat Kirby on Sep 17, 2021 5:09:40 PM

As US education gains momentum towards getting young people back into classrooms in-person, we note that districts at least, are really prioritizing learning recovery (for lack of a better term) right now. Although it’s encouraging to see things heading in the right direction, there's still a lot of unknowns.

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Topics: Blog, School Improvement, Class Measures Highlight, Observation Cycles, Effective Learning Observation, School review