The purpose of this exploratory study is to provide evidence on how teaching practices might contribute to student learning in different ways for different groups of students or in different kinds of schools.
Related Publications for EL Education Schools and Teacher Professional Development
What Matters for Student Achievement? Exploring Teacher Instructional Practices and the Role of School-Level and Student-Level CharacteristicsAug 27, 2019
Evaluation of the Teacher Potential ProjectJun 28, 2019
Mathematica’s report on the Teacher Potential Project, an initiative of EL Education, finds that the program—which includes an English language arts standards-aligned curriculum and embedded professional development for teachers—can improve teacher instructional practices and student achievement.
Sustaining Effective Teacher Practice: The Impact of the EL Education Language Arts Curriculum and Professional Development on Teachers’ InstructionNov 01, 2018
Teachers who engaged with EL Education’s English Language Arts Curriculum and professional development more often demonstrated Common Core State Standards-aligned instructional practices compared to teachers receiving the curriculum and professional development provided by their districts.
Transforming Teachers' Practice: The Impact of EL Education's English Language Arts Curriculum and Professional Learning on Teacher PracticesOct 30, 2017
The widespread adoption of more rigorous state guidelines for student learning, such as the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), has led to tremendous interest in how best to prepare and develop teachers to foster the skills that students need to meet the new standards and succeed in college and careers.
Evaluation of Expeditionary Learning Middle Schools (In Focus Brief)Sep 30, 2013
EL middle school students perform better in reading and math than their public school counterparts.
Impacts of Five Expeditionary Learning Middle Schools on Academic AchievementJul 08, 2013
In the first rigorous study of the impacts of Expeditionary Learning (EL) model schools, Mathematica found that EL middle school students perform better in reading and math than their counterparts in other public schools.