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Resource Corner: Modernizing Mathematics

Resource Corner: Modernizing Mathematics

This resource comes from the 2022 Deeper Learning Conference and is a conversation about modernizing mathematics: perspectives from the classroom and beyond. This panel discussion explores the topic of mathematics teaching and learning in the current age and for the future. ELP Director of STEM Learning, Vinci Daro, is one of the four amazing panelists.

May 2022 Events & Announcements

May 2022 Events & Announcements

Coming June 9th & 14th- TWO New STEM Workshops! Part A: Doing Too Much: Disrupting the Transference of STEM Trauma This workshop will explore the often problematic relationship many students and teachers have with STEM education emerging from traumatic experiences we simply never address. This workshop particularly focuses on the roots of science as it […]

Guest Blog: Urgency, Patience, and the Cultivation of Hope

Guest Blog: Urgency, Patience, and the Cultivation of Hope

  Urgency, Patience, and the Cultivation of Hope By Trevor Gardner The tension between urgency and patience is a constant for educators. On one end we hold high expectations, pushing students to do more than they think they are capable of; we demand their best. On the other end we nurture; we meet them where […]

Deeper Learning Leadership Forum, IRL!

Deeper Learning Leadership Forum, IRL!

March 15th and 16th was ELP’s first in-person Deeper Learning Leadership Forum (DLLF) Cohort 5 convening since Covid began and it was a success! These amazing folks have been working together virtually since June 2021 but it’s hard to believe based on the amazing community and connections they’ve built in that time. We can’t wait […]

March 2022 Upcoming Events & Announcements

March 2022 Upcoming Events & Announcements

Big-Picture and Fine-Grained Cautiously, things are opening up. ELP has a growing number of dates on the calendar for in-person service. We are about to attend our first conference since the pandemic began. We look forward to seeing many of you at Deeper Learning 2022 in San Diego next week. (Read below to learn about […]

The Visionary Leadership of Alcine Mumby

The Visionary Leadership of Alcine Mumby

ELP is excited to announce that longtime team member, performance assessment expert, and champion for educational justice—Alcine Mumby—is now ELP’s Vice President of Program. In this role, Alcine leads the delivery of ELP’s professional services, ensuring that client partners and system leaders gain the skills needed to build and sustain high-quality systems of performance assessment. […]

Resource Corner: 228 Accelerator Design Team Journey

Resource Corner: 228 Accelerator Design Team Journey

Over the course of our year as Nexus Fellows (see the I am ELP post: Nexus Edition for more insight) we were given many incredible resources to guide and help us in our journey to design a better, more equitable education system for all children. Our Nexus journey was captured beautifully by Caroline Hill (228 […]

I Am ELP: Nexus Edition

I Am ELP: Nexus Edition

During the 2019 calendar year, ELP’s Alcine Mumby and Aragon Burlingham participated in the first Nexus Fellowship, a program from the Equity Lab. Nexus was designed in response to the overwhelming need for race, equity, diversity, and inclusion (REDI) in the learning profession. This was a transformative experience for us and the other 14 Nexus […]

March 2020 Events & Announcements

March 2020 Events & Announcements

Reflections on the Assessment for Learning Conference by Morgan Vien, Contributing Conference Designer The AfL Conference was a powerful experience for me in many ways. A huge part of my job is curating learning experiences that shake up “business as usual.”  In a conference design role, it was interesting to design an experience for 400 people […]

Message from our Executive Director – March 2020

Message from our Executive Director – March 2020

As you work furiously and heroically to serve your students through the COVID-19 crisis, ELP offers this advice: Don’t forget about your graduate profile. Now’s the time to lean into it. It doesn’t matter whether your performance assessment system is well established or just getting off the ground, whether you’re currently reaching your students through […]

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