This Collaborative Partnership to Teach Mathematical Reasoning Through Computer Programming (CPR2) memo includes recommendations and findings from the observations, teacher interviews, student surveys, and student assessments in fall 2020.
Education & learning publications
Reimagining Instructional Coaching: Developing Observation Tools to Support Instructional Coaching in Pre-K Classrooms
Instructional coaching can improve teaching quality in early learning classrooms. SRI Education, in collaboration with Substantial and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, created a Target Product Profile detailing the ideal features of observation tools to support instructional coaching.
Digital learning programs are a promising tool to support teachers in providing students with strong early literacy instruction, but more research is needed to understand their effectiveness. This report describes an experimental study that examined the impact of Sound Town, a digital early literacy program, on prekindergarten students’ early literacy skills.
SRI study finds that the University of California, Irvine Writing Project’s Pathway to Academic Success project leads to improved students’ academic writing through professional development for secondary English language arts and advanced English language development teachers.
SRI Education conducted an evaluation of a pilot implementation of an evidence-based, manualized model of infant and early childhood mental health consultation (IECMHC) that builds capacity of the early care and education workforce to address young children’s social-emotional and behavioral needs.
This brief shares strategies Rocketship Public Schools has used to engage parents and support them in advocating for solutions to community needs.
This report summarizes the findings from SRI’s retrospective evaluation of the Hewlett Foundation’s Deeper Learning + Diffusion of Innovation and Scaled Impact Initiative, an ambitious effort to learn how fundamental shifts in teaching and learning could be scaled within public school systems efficiently, expediently, and equitably.
Unpacking the Relationship Between Classroom Teacher Characteristics and Time to English Learner Reclassification
Drawing from a longitudinal administrative dataset from Tennessee, this study uses discrete-time survival analysis to estimate the relationship between ELs’ likelihood of reclassification and characteristics of their general education English language arts (ELA) teachers in Grades 3–8.
Transforming High Schools to Serve Students Who Are Off Track to Graduate: Lessons Learned from the Engage New England Initiative
This brief presents lessons learned about school transformation from the Barr Foundation’s Engage New England initiative, an effort to catalyze high school innovation by developing exemplary schools that support the success of students who are off track to graduate.