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The Expository Reading and Writing Course helps high school seniors critically analyze texts, use evidence-based arguments in their writing, and develop other literacy skills they'll need for college and career. Read about lessons learned from a WestEd-led evaluation of the course.
Register Today for Literacy Webinars Designed to Keep Your Students on Track this Fall
The REL West K–6 Literacy Improvement Partnership will showcase "learning huddles," a teacher inquiry discussion protocol that scaffolds teachers' continuous improvement and strengthens writing instruction; and WestEd and the Secondary Literacy Partnership will explore how social and emotional learning competencies support secondary literacy.
Improve middle and high school literacy with the Reading Apprenticeship Academic Literacy Curriculum. Each of the three units — Reading Self and Society, Reading History, and Reading Science — provides everything you need to teach a course that accelerates student learning.
Read about lessons learned when a cohort of teachers implemented the Teaching Learning Cycle to scaffold academic writing by integrating deep and critical thinking tasks, academic discussions, interactive reading, and language development.