Reimagining Expanded Learning Opportunities During COVID-19

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Several years ago, when expanded learning opportunities (ELO) arrived for the first time at elementary school sites in Tacoma, students could choose from a variety of fun afterschool programs. At Edison Elementary School, activities included...


Educators Share Digital Learning Resources and Advice (Part 2)

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Are you an educator seeking tips on how to navigate remote learning using learning management systems (LMS)? Resources from the Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession’s Teacher Tech Project are here for you. Below, two...


Educators Share Digital Learning Resources and Advice (Part 1)

Pasco High School - Education

This fall, many districts in Washington state are returning to school remotely – making it necessary for teachers to sharpen their digital skills. Below, two Washington state teachers share their experiences with digital learning, advice...


State of Readiness

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Swan Eaton, a 7th grade math teacher at McLoughlin Middle School in Pasco, has a message for other educators: Now is the time to prepare and plan for distance learning. Below, Swan shares how digital...


Student Voices: Focusing on the future

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My name is Sarah Ounniyom. I am an intern with Futures Northwest (FNW), a nonprofit organization in Bellingham focused on highlighting postsecondary education and training programs to first-generation students and families, and a full-time student...


Classroom Snapshot: Sparking student interest in college and careers at Chinook Middle School

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“When students see relevance, they step up and engage.” That is one of the key reasons that Principal Kirsten Rue cites for ensuring each of her sixth grade students completes a career interest inventory. The...