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WestEd E-Bulletin

Monthly highlights of WestEd's research, resources, services, and events to help all learners succeed in school and career.

R&D Alert Online

COLLEGE & CAREER Data System Helps Colleges Stay in Step with Changing Employment Demands

A new data system significantly expands the academic and labor market information available to California community colleges, helping educators understand and improve their students’ employment outcomes. Read the latest R&D Alert Online article to learn more about the LaunchBoard system.

Also, download the latest print edition of R&D Alert for articles on important topics, including how to best support children with disabilities.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS Improving English Language Learners’ Academic Success: Professional Learning

Strengthen your ability to support English learners with these research-informed, standards-based professional learning opportunities:

SPECIAL EDUCATION Assessing and Improving Special Education: New Resource

Special education programs are a key component of school improvement efforts. Download this program review tool, designed to help school districts and leaders engage in conversations about — and review and improve — the quality of their special education programs.

LITERACY Leading for Literacy Webinar for Teacher Leaders and Coaches: September 27

Do you have an informal or formal teacher leader or coach role at your middle school, high school, or college? Do you face challenges helping your colleagues implement effective literacy practices in the context of their subject area teaching?

The book Leading for Literacy: A Reading Apprenticeship Approach offers practical examples, protocols, and insights from practitioners around the country working to transform classrooms and schools using the Reading Apprenticeship framework.

Join this webinar to learn from experienced teacher leaders and coaches currently using the book at their school sites.

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, & MATHEMATICS Science & Mathematics Resources and Services Catalog: New Resource

WestEd's Science & Mathematics Catalog highlights resources and services designed to improve student achievement in this era of new standards.

Visit the 2017–2018 Science & Mathematics Catalog resource page to download or order a free copy.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS Quality Education for English Learners and Multilingual Learners: New Resources

Download these briefs to explore what quality education for English language learners (ELLs) and multilingual language learners (MLLs) looks like when informed by the work of WestEd’s QTEL initiative led by Aída Walqui:

AGENCY NEWS Join WestEd at Upcoming Conferences

WestEd staff will present at upcoming conferences in mathematics and evaluation.

Resource Spotlight

Resource Spotlight

Top 10 Best-Selling Resources: English Learners, Literacy, Leadership

Check out the latest top 10 best-selling resources from WestEd this summer. You’ll find a range of materials educators are using to support all learners.

Featured Initiative

Featured Initiative

National Math Center: Improving Middle School Student Learning in Math Concepts and Skills

The National Research & Development Center on Cognition & Mathematics Instruction, also known as the Math Center, aims to enhance the conditions of instruction and improve learning outcomes for middle school students in important and challenging mathematics concepts and skills.

Visit the Math Center website, where you can watch videos explaining research-based design principles and access publications from the federally funded Center.

WestEd at Events

WestEd at Events

Join us at national and local events. Browse our up-to-date calendar!

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