Resource Category: Adult Practice

Investing in Relationships: Supporting Structures Are the Bedrock of Relationship‑Rich Organizations

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Adult Practice | Out-of-School Time | Racial Equity

Investing in Relationships: Supporting Structures Are the Bedrock of Relationship‑Rich Organizations

Publication Year:  2021  

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A study on the landscape of relationships in schools and out-of-school time (OST) programs shows the importance of supporting structures, such as hiring practices and internal communications, that form a relationship-rich culture.

By Search Institute.

Supported by:
John Templeton Foundation and Einhorn Collaborative

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    16 Grantmaking Characteristics to Effectively Support Public Policy Advocacy

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    Adult Practice

    16 Grantmaking Characteristics to Effectively Support Public Policy Advocacy

    Publication Year:  2022  

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    A new publication provides guidance for funders on how their grantmaking can more effectively support advocacy, including providing flexible and multi-year funding, and ensuring those most impacted are at the policy table. The brief is intended to help funders use their limited financial resources more efficiently, consistent with legal rules.

    By Dr. Sara Watson and the Alliance for Justice.

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      How Learning Happens: Lessons Learned from Five Communities

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      Adult Practice | K-12 | Out-of-School Time | Racial Equity | SEL

      How Learning Happens: Lessons Learned from Five Communities

      Publication Year:  2021  

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      Shares three major lessons of the How Learning Happens project: Lesson 1. Equity must be an explicit desired outcome of all social, emotional, and cognitive programming; Lesson 2. Shifting Adult Practice Requires Time and Space for Adult Self-Care; Lesson 3. Youth Voice is a Crucial Influence in Transforming Learning Environments.

      By America’s Promise Alliance.

      Supported by:
      Carnegie Corporation of New York, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, NoVo Foundation, Pure Edge, Raikes Foundation, and the Wallace Foundation

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        How can we prepare schools to meet the needs of students coping with trauma and toxic levels of stress?

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        Adult Practice | K-12 | Mental Health | Trauma-Informed Practice

        How can we prepare schools to meet the needs of students coping with trauma and toxic levels of stress?

        Publication Year:  2021  

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        Policies, practices and professional development recommendations for schools to meet the needs of students coping with trauma and toxic levels of stress.

        By Results for America and Annenberg Institure for School Reofrm at Brown University.

        Supported by:
        Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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          Design Principles for Schools: Putting the Science of Learning and Development into Action

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          Adult Practice | Out-of-School Time | Racial Equity | Science of Learning & Dev | SEL

          Design Principles for Schools: Putting the Science of Learning and Development into Action

          Publication Year:  2021  

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          A playbook of design principles for K-12 schools to align with the science of learning and development, including recommendations for evidence-based structures and practices.

          By Forum for Youth Investment, in partnership with Learning Policy Institute and Turnaround for Children and in association with SoLD Alliance.

          Supported by:
          S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

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            Million Coaches Challenge

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            Adult Practice | Out-of-School Time | SEL

            Million Coaches Challenge

            Publication Year:  2021  

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            Susan Crown Exchange announces 10 exemplary organizations chosen to train one million coaches by 2025 and build a future where all youth are equipped with the skills they need to thrive.

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              Liberatory Mathematics

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              Adult Practice | K-12 | Racial Equity

              Liberatory Mathematics

              Publication Year:  2021  

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              Liberatory Mathematics was created to build understanding of how racism can show up in mathematics pedagogy and in turn impact BIPOC students’ math experiences, as well as support changes to pedagogy in order to create more liberatory learning. By Transcend.

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                Promising Activities, Practices, and Resources Promoting SEL and Character Skills in ELPs

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                Adult Practice | Out-of-School Time | SEL

                Promising Activities, Practices, and Resources Promoting SEL and Character Skills in ELPs

                Publication Year:  2021  

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                This paper provides an overview of social emotional and character building skills and examples of activities and practices for expanded learning programs. By Sam Piha and Rozel Cruz, Temescal Associates.

                Supported by:
                S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation

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                  Where Do We Go Next?

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                  Adult Practice | Mental Health | Racial Equity | Youth Voice

                  Where Do We Go Next?

                  Publication Year:  2021  

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                  A survey of 2,400+ students provides a comprehensive look at the high school experience during a year of historic upheaval. By Center for Promise, GradNation, America’s Promise Alliance and Research for Action.

                  Supported by:
                  AT&T

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