Category: Resources

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.

Resource Corner: Growing Student Language in Math Class

Resource Corner: Growing Student Language in Math Class

This resource was developed for math teachers looking for a pathway into developing Student language (disciplinary language, English language, and academic language). It serves as an invitation to be intentionally experimental with three processes that students experience often in school, but not as often in math class: students revising their work and their thinking; students interpreting […]

Resource Corner: Lesson Observation Tools

Resource Corner: Lesson Observation Tools

These three observation tools are intended to support ‘minimal-prep’ lesson observation in classrooms where student ideas, language, and interaction are at the center of the learning process. They were specifically designed for mathematics classrooms, but may also be useful in other contexts. The two Lesson Observation Tools are meant as note catchers and as a […]

Resource Corner: Measures of SEL

Resource Corner: Measures of SEL

Can we develop valid, instructionally useful, educative, and equitable ways to measure social-emotional learning? ELP’s Director of Research and Innovation, Ruth Chung Wei, had the opportunity to direct a research study with a team at the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, & Equity (SCALE) and ELP called “Measures of Social-Emotional Learning.” The Executive Summary of […]

Defending Learning in Math Twitter Chat Resources

Defending Learning in Math Twitter Chat Resources

ELP’s Director of STEM, Vinci Daro, was joined by prior Deeper Learning Coach and math enthusiast, Jim Malamut, for our second Twitter Chat. Q1: WHY MIGHT SCHOOLS WANT TO DO DEFENSES OF LEARNING IN MATH? WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS FOR STUDENTS? Vinci- A1: Defenses put students in charge of what they defend – their own way […]

Resource Corner: Virtual Portfolio Defense Tools

Resource Corner: Virtual Portfolio Defense Tools

The ELP Deeper Learning Coaches have been hard at work developing practical resources for the performance assessment community since the Virtual Defense Toolkit was first in early April. Here’s a window into the latest! Click the image below to check out the new resource website and download all the new tools! Return to All Blogs

Introducing Two More Virtual Portfolio Defense Tools

Introducing Two More Virtual Portfolio Defense Tools

A Note from the Designers: Just so you know- we hear you and we are answering your call!  Path Pace Tool “Yes – we want to lean in and invite students to tell the journey of their learning in a Virtual Defense… but where do we start?” We are thrilled that you are digging deeper […]

Announcing ELP’s Virtual Portfolio Defense Toolkit

Announcing ELP’s Virtual Portfolio Defense Toolkit

Still hot from the forge, ELP’s Virtual Portfolio Defense Toolkit is hereby released to the world. Click the button below to download the toolkit. Use it and share it widely. We hope that it inspires action, saves you time, and helps you find opportunity within this crisis to put students at the center of their learning. ELP […]

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 […]

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