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The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) just released two webinars to introduce educators to evidence-based resources that support instruction. Given the heightened demands on educator time this school year, the webinars have been prerecorded so they are available to listen to when convenient.

What Works Clearinghouse Webinar on Evidence-Based Math, Reading, and Writing Tips for In-Person and Remote Instruction

In this webinar, educators and experts provide an overview of the different WWC resources for integrating evidence-based practices within in-person and remote instruction. Educators and experts highlight examples of math, literacy, and writing instructional tips from the following WWC resources:

The webinar and full list of resources discussed in the webinar are available on the WWC website: https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Resources/ResourcesForEducators%7C-1

Presenters:

Jane Choi, PhD, Researcher, Mathematica
Rachel Keune-Mincey, PhD, Teacher of English language arts, Bay Haven Charter Academy
Jane Porath, Teacher of mathematics, Traverse City East Middle School
Jon Star, PhD, Professor of education and teacher of mathematics, Harvard University
Sharon Vaughn, PhD, Professor of special education, University of Texas at Austin

What Works Clearinghouse Webinar on Evidence-Based Practices and Programs in STEM

In this webinar, educators and experts provide an overview of the different WWC resources that educators can use to inform their decisions on selecting instructional programs and practices in STEM. Educators and experts highlight examples from evidence-based resources to improve math and science skills, including the new WWC practice guide for Assisting Students Struggling with Math, the Developing Fractions Instructions for K-8 practice guide, the Fraction Face Off! intervention report, and the Science Teachers Learning through Lesson Analysis (STeLLA) Professional Development intervention report.

The webinar is available on the WWC website: https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Resources/ResourcesForEducators%7C26

Presenters:

Barbara Harris, Senior researcher, Mathematica
Lynn Fuchs, PhD, Chair in Psychoeducational Assessment, Vanderbilt University
Jon Star, PhD, Professor of education and teacher of mathematics, Harvard University
Jane Porath, Teacher of mathematics, Traverse City East Middle School
Erin Furtak, PhD, Professor of STEM education, University of Colorado Boulder

For more about WWC practice guides, intervention reports, and individual study reviews, an infographic referenced in this webinar is also available on the WWC website: https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Resources/ResourcesForEducators%7C0. Additional resources (such as the full libraries of practice guides and intervention reports, and other resources to support educators to use evidence-based practices) are also available for free on the WWC website.

The Institute of Education Sciences, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the nation’s leading source for rigorous, independent education research, evaluation and statistics.