Check out the latest issue of The Change Agent - Talking about Race
Race has shaped U.S. history, continues to shape current events, and shapes our lives and our students' lives. Yet it is a challenging topic to bring up (not to mention teach) in the classroom. If you're not sure race matters in your teaching or to your students, just listen to what they say about it in this issue.
The Network for Integrating New Americans project is an OCTAE-funded initiative to support multi-stakeholder networks that focus on the civic, linguistic, and economic integration of immigrants. We are sharing the technical assistance webinars we develop for that project, as we think that the topics – employer engagement, strategies to support ELL access to education and training, etc. – may be of interest to you.
- The Network Advantage for Advancing - Immigrants’ Linguistic, Economic, and Civic Integration webinar (recording - slides)
- Orientation to Network Development webinar (recording - slides)
- Employer Engagement webinar (recording - slides)
- Preparing English Language Learners for Education and Training webinar (recording - slides)
- Civic Engagement through Three Lenses (recording - slides)
- Engaging the Participation of Immigrants and Refugees (recording - slides)
- Sustaining Our Networks (recording - slides)
The Formative Assessment of Standards (FASt) Project
FASt is a professional development offering focused on building the capacity of instructors to create and use performance-based, CCR-aligned formative assessments to capture and build student understanding of their progress on the College and Career Readiness Standards for English Language Arts (ELA), ESOL, or Math. It is blended (online and in person), interactive professional development designed for 24 participants across New England.