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ELP Partner Upcoming Events: SEEQS Portfolio Defense Series

ELP Partner Upcoming Events: SEEQS Portfolio Defense Series

One of our long-time partners, SEEQS (the School for Examining Essential Questions of Sustainability) Public Charter School in Honolulu, HI has been implementing their Portfolio Defense system for over ten years now, and they have gone through many iterations refining the process for their school community and sustainability-focused values. Now in their 11th year, they […]

2023 Aurora Institute Symposium Keynote: Building Liberatory Assessment Systems: Performance Assessment as an Equity Strategy

2023 Aurora Institute Symposium Keynote: Building Liberatory Assessment Systems: Performance Assessment as an Equity Strategy

Over the last three decades, standards-based reforms have attempted to close opportunity gaps – mostly by tapping large scale assessment and accountability systems. But these assessment systems were not designed to provide real-time feedback to support teaching and learning at the classroom level. We also know that systemic racism is deeply ingrained in the history […]

Guest Blog: Back from Beijing!

Guest Blog: Back from Beijing!

Assessment Design Partner, Josette Neal-De-Stanton, was joined by previous ELPer, Abby Benedetto, in Beijing this past August to continue our collaboration with Moonshot Academy. Learn more about ELP’s previous work with Moonshot in 2018 in their Partner Profile. https://youtu.be/DQ5rvB0Maw4 Josette chats with ELP colleague, Courtney Katen, about her experience in Beijing.   A Reflection from […]

Partner Profile: Milpitas Unified School District

Partner Profile: Milpitas Unified School District

This past school year (2022-2023), Milpitas Unified School District, in partnership with Envision Learning Partners (ELP), brought together its two middle schools to develop common, skills-based rubrics to guide the development and implementation of deeper learning assessments.  Employing common rubrics fundamentally changes the student learning experience by elevating the level of assessment and instruction that […]

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.

I Am ELP: Alcine & Aragon

I Am ELP: Alcine & Aragon

ELPers, Alcine Mumby and Aragon Burlingham speak on camera about their experiences being part of the first Nexus Fellowship. The Nexus Fellowship was developed by the Equity Lab in response to the overwhelming need for race, equity, diversity, and inclusion (REDI) in the learning profession. The Fellowship helps leaders to create long-term organizational change around race and […]

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 […]

Guest Blog: Morgan Vien, Deeper Learning Coach

Guest Blog: Morgan Vien, Deeper Learning Coach

Morgan Vien writes about ELP’s work with Alliance College-Ready Public Schools ELP and Alliance kicked off our partnership in the 2018-19 school year. In our first year we worked together to deeply engage around building a graduate profile. In 2019-20, we have been engaged with the Alliance team to develop a vertical articulation of the […]

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