BetterLesson guides educators in using Newsela’s tools and resources to infuse literacy skills into every content area in order to build personalized, data-driven, student-centered classroom practices.
We guide educators in using Newsela to its fullest potential to support the unique needs of their students. We support skill development through personalized pathways built from BL Connect, Workshops, 1:1 Coaching, and Learning Walks to achieve clear outcomes.
Outcome: I integrate Newsela’s platform and resources to increase the depth and rigor of instructional tasks.
Outcome: I use scaffolds and strategies in the Newsela platform to address common academic challenges.
Outcome: I use Newsela’s platform to intentionally support English Learners with language and content development.
“The accessibility of the text at five different levels was by far the most meaningful for us! [Students] could engage with the text at a level that allowed them to grow as independent readers and actively participate in class discussions and writing experiences."
“The ease of finding articles based on a specific science subject or standard was amazing. No more hunting for articles related to a standard through key words.”
Increase engagement for secondary students with a gallery walk.
Ask each student to become an expert on an article and then teach the group.
Allow students to more effectively develop central ideas with individualized feedback.
We’ve identified four elements that are key for academic success and for building student-centered classrooms. BetterLesson guides teachers, instructional coaches, and leaders through focus areas within each element to lead their professional development journey.
Improve instruction and learning for teachers and students by building your skills as an instructional leader.
Build an equitable learning community where all students can be supported, celebrated, and successful.
Find unique ways for all students to learn, communicate, and solve meaningful problems.
Use learning tools and curriculum to create a student-centered classroom.
Turn strategies into outcomes. Our team is here to help.
Accelerate growth in your schools and stay ahead of the curve.