The events of the past month have spurred us to deeply consider how we — an organization committed to serving educators and students — can do our part and do it better than we have in the past.

One pillar of Collaborative Classroom’s mission is supporting instructional equity: ensuring that all students, especially the most underserved, receive the most effective teaching that enables them to develop the cognitive behaviors needed to do deep and meaningful work as independent learners. We believe that instructional equity is an important part of dismantling structural racism and oppression and ensuring that all students thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.

A Conversation with Zaretta HammondConversation with Zaretta Hammond FB Live

Zaretta Hammond, Collaborative Classroom board member, educator, and best-selling author of Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain, is someone we learn from, who pushes us to do better in our work on instructional equity. We invite you to read a recent interview with Ms. Hammond, in which she discusses “inequity by design” in schools and explores what instructional equity looks like in the classroom.

Also, please join us this Thursday, June 25 at 4 PM Eastern Time/1 PM Pacific for a very special Facebook Live conversation with Ms. Hammond. To participate in this live-streamed event, you don't need to register; simply mark your calendar for June 25th and come to our main Facebook page.

Live Webinar: Reopening Schools in an Uncertain Time: A Panel Discussion with District Leaders
June 30 • 12:00 PM Pacific / 3:00 PM Eastern
As we plan for the coming year, educators everywhere are grappling with the same urgent questions. How will we address students’ trauma and learning loss? How will we support teachers? Please join us on June 30 for a panel discussion with distinguished district leaders from across the country. Register now to receive the webinar recording.

On-Demand Webinar: Accelerating All Readers to Address Literacy Learning Loss
Available for viewing anytime
With so many students affected by the “COVID slide,” our instructional plans must be scalable, differentiated, grounded in the science of reading, and informed by data-driven assessments that place students at their precise points of instructional need. In this webinar, we discuss best practices and considerations for accelerating all readers, through the lens of the research-based Systematic Instruction in Phonological Awareness, Phonics, and Sight Words (SIPPS) K–12 curriculum. Click here to access the webinar recording.

Stay in Touch

Stay connected and informed about Collaborative Classroom resources, webinars, and virtual workshops by liking our main Facebook Page or following us on Twitter.

As always, please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions.


Peter Brunn

Collaborative Classroom

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