News

The following articles and videos highlight the work of Center for the Collaborative Classroom in the field.

November 13, 2018
Collaborative Classroom Appoints New Trustees

September 12, 2018
Collaborative Classroom Releases Revised SEL, Discipline Program

August, 2018
Huntsville City Schools (HCS) Launches New Literacy Pathway Plan
On the partnership between 12,000 Huntsville City Schools and Collaborative Classroom.
by Huntsville City Schools

June 25, 2018
3 Practical Resources to Help Teachers Integrate SEL and Academics
Practical strategies and resources for teachers to incorporate SEL into literacy instruction every day.
By Kelly Stuart
EdSurge.com

June 11, 2018
‘Rocket Fuel’: How Schools Can Create a Positive, SEL-friendly School Culture
An exploration of how one school in Seattle is creating an SEL-friendly school culture.
By Tina Nazerian
EdSurge.com

December 17, 2017
Helping Kids Tame their Inner Dragons: Alameda schools are turning to socio-emotional learning techniques to help students manage anger and emotions.
Alameda schools are turning to socio-emotional learning techniques to help students manage anger and emotions.
By Joyce Tsai
Alameda Magazine

December 2017
Spotlight: Nevada Literacy Improvement Partnership
REL West Senior Program Associate Kim Austin discussed the partnership with REL and Collaborative Classroom, and how it is embedding improvement science tools in its teacher literacy trainings in Washoe County School District.
REL West/WestEd Newsletter

September 26, 2017
Guest essay: Social-emotional skills should be a part of every lesson
“If we don’t teach to the heart, we will never reach the mind,” says Lyon Terry, Washington state’s Teacher of the Year in 2015.
By Lyon Terry
The Seattle Times

August 31, 2017
At my school, blending social, emotional and academic skills pays off
Fifth grade teacher Jodie Olivo describes her school, where every student has a voice and can participate in a discussion using empathy and respect.
By Jodie Olivo
Aft Voices

August 24, 2017
Putting It All Together: Curriculum that addresses the social and emotional dimensions of learning helps all students thrive academically and prepare for challenges beyond school
Curriculum that addresses the social and emotional dimensions of learning helps all students thrive academically and prepare for challenges beyond school.
By the National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development
The Aspen Institute

April 2017
EPSD News & Views (VIDEO)
A conversation between the EPSD Superintendent of Schools, Nancy Follansbee, and Kim Gilbert, Literacy Coach about Making Meaning.
By Easthampton Public Schools

March 2016
Virginia Report with Delegate Ken Plum: Collaborative Classroom (VIDEO)
Virginia Delegate Ken Plum discusses education with educator Dr. Elizabeth English.
By Reston Channel 28

September 28, 2015
Video Gaining as Key Tool in Teacher-Learning Plans
As platforms evolve, more districts are using video to boost collaboration and refine classroom practice.
by Michelle R. Davis
Education Week