Forward to school: A reentry guide rooted in learning science


How can we move away from the deficit-oriented mindset of “learning loss”, focusing instead on an approach rooted in learning science? In this guide, we look to the foundations established by learning science for answers that prioritize student engagement.

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How the discussion around learning science has evolved over the last few years — and then accelerated during the onset of the pandemic
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Why this moment requires educators to prioritize student engagement as a path to accelerating learning
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5 risks educators may face when planning for reentry — and how to avoid them

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This past year, we have seen a historic level of commitment and investment from the federal government to meet every child where they are, to prepare every child to succeed, and to provide every teacher with the resources they need in order to support them. There has never been anything like it. And with this investment, we have a moment in which we can make good on our country’s promise of equitable opportunity for every child. We have the will to do so.

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