Way before the calamities of a global pandemic and forced virtual learning, there existed a formidable equity gap in education. The events of 2020 have both further exposed and completely exacerbated that chasm in access and opportunity for...
When it comes to ensuring that racial equity is embedded in all Big Thought programming, Chief Programs & Systems Officer Erin Offord breaks the process down into three key components: Listen, learn, respond. It’s a strategy that’s...
See early findings and lessons from 38 sites working to implement social and emotional learning support for students across schools and out-of-school-time programs. Six communities...
Long-term study of summer learning programs finds meaningful benefits over multiple years. Published: December 2020 by The Wallace Foundation Authors: Jennifer Sloan McCombs, Catherine H. Augustine, John F. Pane, Jonathan Schweig Publishing...
In this episode of Getting Smart, we have a powerhouse panel of education leaders to discuss the future of learning. Check out the full...
Dallas ISD, Big Thought, Dallas Afterschool and Dallas Park and Recreation share early lessons from a six-year national study they are participating in called the Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI). Dallas was selected...
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