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Category: Social Emotional Learning

Redesigning Schoolyards at Two Schools: A Summary of the Seven Design Phases

Redesigning Schoolyards at Two Schools: A Summary of the Seven Design Phases

In spring 2019, SDP, in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia, was awarded a grant from the William Penn Foundation to redesign schoolyards at three elementary schools into “playful learning areas”–environments designed for children that encourage and reinforce learning outside of the classroom. This brief summarizes the design process.

Implementation of the Ninth Grade Academy in 2018-19

Implementation of the Ninth Grade Academy in 2018-19

A report on implementation of the Ninth Grade Academy (NGA) model as described by NGA Assistant Principals at 24 District schools.

Teacher Perspectives on Implementing the Second Step Program in 2018-19

Teacher Perspectives on Implementing the Second Step Program in 2018-19

Results from a 2019 teacher survey about implementing Second Step, a social-emotional learning program.

Project ARREST Final Evaluation Report

Project ARREST Final Evaluation Report

Data sources, evaluation activities, successes, and progress associated with the five-year AIDS Risk Reduction through Education and Staff Training project (“Project ARREST”).

Second Step Year 3 Evaluation Report

Second Step Year 3 Evaluation Report

The third yearly evaluation of Second Step implementation and outcomes.

Playworks TeamUp Model Evaluation (Year 2)

Playworks TeamUp Model Evaluation (Year 2)

Findings and recommendations from ORE’s Year 2 evaluation of Playworks TeamUp, a school recess program designed to promote increased activity levels, social and emotional learning, and a more positive and engaging school climate.

School-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS): Update on Implementation Outcomes

School-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS): Update on Implementation Outcomes

Updates to a 2017 ORE study on SWPBIS, a District initiative designed to enhance school climate.

Evaluation of Playworks TeamUp

Evaluation of Playworks TeamUp

Findings and recommendations from ORE’s first evaluation of Playworks TeamUp, a school recess program designed to promote increased activity levels, social and emotional learning, and a more positive and engaging school climate.

Second Step Year 2 Evaluation Report

Second Step Year 2 Evaluation Report

The second yearly evaluation of Second Step implementation and outcomes.

School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) and Restorative Practices (RP)

School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) and Restorative Practices (RP)

Results from a 2017 evaluation that focused on fidelity of implementation and student outcomes.