Classroom Snapshot: Emojis, Goal Setting, and a Place for Connection

What do emojis and goal setting have in common? In Carrie Howell’s advisory class at Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines on a recent Tuesday morning, students used emojis as a relatable way to...

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Did you know one out of five people has a disability?

What do a water fountain, grass, and an old journal have in common? They all represent important vocabulary words in a new lesson from the Office of Education Ombuds (OEO) about Disability History Month, which happens...

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Back to School Resources

The Ready Washington coalition is set for the new school year, with new resources to support students, educators, and families.  The first resource we’re sharing is a back-to-school fact sheet about Washington State’s Learning Standards...

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CORElaborate Teacher Leader: First Stop Kindergarten, Next Stop College

Note: The following blog post was originally published by Jill Woodruff on CORElaborateWA.org. Jill is a Kindergarten teacher at Alpac Elementary School in the Auburn School District. Later this month, Jill will be guest posting for a day...

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Educators: Looking for information to share with families?

for-families

Ready Washington seeks to be a resource for educators looking for information and materials about Washington’s learning standards, aligned assessments, and career pathway planning. We also hope that educators will use Ready WA as a...

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