Urban Assembly CEO David Adams recently published a chapter in Handbook of Research on Supporting Social and Emotional Development Through Literacy Education. Read more about the chapter's content below:Instructional Interactions and Literacy: Supporting Classroom Instruction Through Teacher Social-Emotional Skill Development
By David Adams, Bridget Hamre, Lawrence Farmer
Teacher social emotional competence has been connected to literacy development as well as broader academic outcomes through the domains of Emotional Support and Classroom Organization of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS). Despite these findings, teacher development has yet to place an emphasis on social emotional skill development in line with such
In honor of Math and Statistics Awareness Month, we sat down with Rodolpho Loureiro, the UA’s Math Program manager. Rodolpho supports teachers across the UA network in math instruction, curricular needs, data literacy, and runs the UA’s signature Algebra Success Program. Prior to joining the UA, he served in numerous school-based roles, including being a math teacher, grade level dean, and a Principal. Check out what the double-ivy league math wiz has to share about his journey and the importance of student-centered math education
Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, right und
NEWS RELEASE Contact: Raine Martin
For Immediate Release Director of Advancement
March 17, 2021 Urban Assembly
Building Bonds, Reimagining Communities - SEL Day 2021
JOIN THOUSANDS OF EDUCATORS AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS AROUND THE WORLD IN CELEBRATING THE 2ND ANNUAL SEL DAY ON MARCH 26TH
NEW YORK (NY), March 2021 - On Friday, March 26th, thousands of educators, community organizers, and individuals around the world will celebrate the second annual International Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Day. Spearheaded by the Urban Assembly and SEL4US, this year’s theme, Building Bonds, Reimagining Communities, recognizes and reinforces the ways in which individuals, schools, a
Roony Vizcaino is not just a New York City Public School Principal. He is the dream of our public school system - living, breathing, championing, and replicating what is possible when opportunity is offered and taken. Growing up between the Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn - depending on where the rent was due - Principal Viz (as he’s known to his school community), was educated in the same classrooms he leads today. As a man of color, Viz remembers his opportunities felt limited. There were no people in school leadership that looked like him, and no one was looking for a
In this webinar, we will review strategies for increasing student engagement through skillful differentiation of virtual writing assignments in Google Classroom. We will discuss several strategies including the following: writing clear student directions, having clear criteria for success, providing models, and using sentence starters, outlines, and graphic organizers to support student achievement. It contains numerous examples of differentiation strategies you can use in writing assignments for ALL subjects and an opportunity for practice before applying into your own assignments.