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Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning

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September 21, 2021

BetterLesson Live | Evaluating Equity to Drive District-Wide Action this School Year

Watch a webinar to discover tools to evaluate equity and begin driving district-wide change....
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AJ Culey May 25, 2021

Strategies for Student Voice: Motivating Reluctant Writers

Discover strategies to motivate reluctant student writers and learn how Master Teacher AJ Culey translates each student's passions into student writing strategies. ...
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Lori Stark May 20, 2021

Strategies for English Learners: Supporting Elementary Students with Writing

English learners can love writing too. Master Teacher Lori Stark shares her strategies for motivating English learner student writers....
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Afrika Afeni Mills February 2, 2021

Black History Month Reimagined

February is Black History Month. BetterLesson's Afrika Afeni Mills shares four considerations for you to rethink how you teach Black history this year....
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Lindsay Lyons October 20, 2020

How Can Educators Create a Learning Space for Difficult Subjects?

BetterLesson coach and leadership scholar Lindsay Lyons shares how she approaches difficult subjects in the classroom....
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BetterLesson October 15, 2020

100+ Strategies for Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning Co-Created with the Kauffman Foundation

BetterLesson and The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation supported a cadre of experienced educators to create resources for inclusive classrooms....
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Emma Siesfeld July 14, 2020

Distance Learning: How One Teacher Engaged K-2 Students with Disabilities

Learn how a teacher supported and engaged her K-2 students with disabilities while shifting to distance learning due to the pandemic. ...
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Mark Linton June 25, 2020

Planning for Next Year: A Principal’s Advice for Leading in a Pandemic

Despite the uncertainty, principals must start planning an intentional approach to managing staff for next year. ...
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BetterLesson June 19, 2020

Juneteenth: Unlearning an Incomplete History of the United States

We must teach about holidays like Juneteenth to reconcile erasure in American history and give every student the chance to see themselves reflected in their education....
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