Two-part Article Series: Enacting Instructional Change in ELA and Lessons Learned (Dallas ISD/IFL Network for School Improvement)

Featured in Institute for Learning's newsletter, Bridges to Learning, this two-article series shared an overview of Dallas ISD and IFL's work with instructional change in ELA using continuous improvement and lessons learned. The first article summarizes IFL's partnership with Dallas ISD, describes how they used data to identify problems of practice, and shares information about their model and network member participation. The second article captures key lessons learned from the Dallas ISD/IFL Network for School Improvement. It includes insights into developing instructional coherence, promoting network member sharing, and reflections on the continuous improvement process.

Unlocking Potential: Youth Participatory Evaluation (Impact Florida)

Impact Florida's FREE online course, "Unlocking Potential: Building Youth Participatory Evaluation Teams in Schools", is available to all educators and school leaders who are interested in implementing a Youth Participatory Evaluation program at their school.

The 2-hour course introduces you to You+Lead's Seven Steps of Youth Participatory Evaluation and presents each step's milestones in more detail. At each step in the process, you will receive appropriate guidance, instructions, and resources to set up YPE in your school. In addition, the course provides a workbook and templates you can use to facilitate the implementation of the program accurately and effectively.

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Centering School Connectedness Article (The Grad Partnership)

In this article, readers will learn about the power of school connectedness in student outcomes, educator strategies and best practices, and the impact of the role of state boards of education in fostering connectedness.

New to CI
9 resources

This collection is to help you introduce the concepts of continuous improvement to new network members.

CI & Equity
7 resources

As you continue to test out new ideas through CI, check out these resources to ensure equity is the core of every idea.

9th Grade On-Track
4 resources

The resources in this collection will help your team explore different approaches used by schools and districts with 9th grade on-track goals. You will be able to access protocols, research, tools, and exemplars that offer evidence-based approaches to improvement in this area.