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Practical Guide for Operationalizing CDC’s School Guidance

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released updated back-to-school guidance on July 20, 2021 based on new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for how K-12 schools can reduce the… […]

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Storyvine: Create Video Stories with Your Phone

Storyvine captures video with your smart phone, using customized video templates. This easy-to-use tool for structured storytelling yields better stories and keeps content authentic. Use Storyvine to create polished video stories in the amount of… […]

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Tips for Telling Engaging Stories

Do you have a compelling story to tell? Stories are a great way to share what you have learned from your experiences, encounters, and projects. This brief quick-reference will help you get started. […]

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June Colorado Healthy Schools Collaborative Meeting Slides

This resource includes the slides from the June CHSC meeting. Links are provided for items discussed during the update section of the meeting, which includes: ✓ HKCS/Smart Source ✓ The Hub ✓ CDE Learning Impacts… […]

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COVID-19 Learning Impacts Toolkit

The Colorado Department of Education created a COVID-19 Learning Impacts Toolkit to help district and school leaders plan and implement strategies to address the impacts of lost instructional time on the learning and wellbeing of… […]

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Ten Meaningful Minutes: Social Emotional Learning

In this episode of Douglas County School District’s Growing Together podcast, Healthy Schools Coordinator Lauren LaComb and Lead Counselor Aaron Ragon discuss Social Emotional Learning and how it helps students, teachers and staff develop and… […]

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Growing Together Podcast

The Douglas County School District Growing Together Podcast, bringing our community together through meaningful conversation. Hosted by Erica Mason. Erica will talk to leaders, educators, specialists and community members about topics that matter to you…. […]

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Chiefs for Change ESSER Planning Workbook

Districts are now faced with a “once in a lifetime” funding opportunity to advance student achievement; the time is now to get this right. This is an opportunity for staff and the community to generate… […]

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Advancing Summer Opportunities to Stem Pre-K – 5 Learning Loss and Accelerate High School Engagement

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life around the globe for the last year for families and children, especially for those furthest from opportunity. Intuitively, we know children need targeted support to address the short- and… […]

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Colorado School District Needs Inventory: Fall 2020

As a follow-up to the spring 2020 statewide needs assessment, The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) and The Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) partnered on a second needs inventory administered from October 14 to October 30,… […]

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