Promising Practices Newsletters

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CTE Data Deep Dive

Learn how educators at Ohio’s two-time Pacesetter winner Penta Career Center are using assessment data to take instruction in their CTE programs to the next level.

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Avocado toast prepared by Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center students as part of a problem-based learning assignment.

A Recipe for Health

Culinary, healthcare and digital technology students take on Type 2 diabetes with delicious recipes and cooking videos at West Virginia’s Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center.

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Uplift Boys of Color

Young men and boys of color often experience “invisible” forms of trauma and social and emotional disadvantages — learn how to recognize their needs and build their trust.

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September 2021 Issue

Oklahoma students earn national recognition in a NASA design competition. Also: An Ohio school’s standard-based grading journey; district efforts to recruit and retain great teachers; pairing powerful instructional practices with #NatGeo resources; new Readiness course digital tools; and more.

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April 2021 Issue

An Ohio high school’s three-year reform plan is generating student growth in all tested areas. Also in this issue: Two districts’ diversity, equity and inclusion journeys, how schools are adding esports to their learning playbooks, 2021 Making Schools Work Conference updates and more.

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March 2021 Issue

Learn how an Alabama district is equipping students with essential academic, technical and employability skills. Also in this issue: A South Carolina high school targets students’ mental health needs, 2021 Making Schools Work Conference updates, featured speaker spotlights and more.