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Key Takeaways


Lessons learned from teaching through disruption, and where instructional materials fell short


An evaluation of existing practices in technology infrastructure, instructional materials, feedback and assessment, and professional development


How curriculum, assessment, instructional content, and teacher enablement should inform each other to best adapt to your students’ needs


The shift to remote learning during COVID-19 school closures has intensified existing dynamics in our nation’s schools, exposing underlying disparities in access and equity, lack of cohesion in curriculum and instruction, and challenges in alignment from the central office to the classroom to the home.

We’re still figuring out what exactly the next school year will look like, but it’s clear that every district will have to make difficult decisions. In this guide, we highlight themes that emerged during a period of unprecedented educational disruption, as well as ways to determine your distance learning readiness for the next school year.

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