Celebrating Oakland USD!
Teachers and staff at Oakland Unified School District have succeeded in launching a pilot program for Newcomers and Emerging English Language Learners using Be GLAD strategies. The SAILL (Summer Academy for Integrated Language Learning) at Esperanza Elementary offered a summer program for 180 students from 23 Elementary Schools entering Kindergarten through 5th grade. Due to the phenomenal success, OUSD’s Summer Academy was featured on ABC7!
Meet Project GLAD Co-Creators Marcia Brechtel & Linnea Haley!
For the first time in history, Marcia Brechtel & Linnea Haley share their stories and how they created Project GLAD. We are honored and humbled to be part of their journey, spreading GLAD far & wide to educators around the world. As the only organization endorsed by Marcia Brechtel & Linnea Haley, it is our mission to help the world Be GLAD.
Be GLAD Hip Pocket Tools
We've found considerable success supporting all students with our trademarked Hip-Pocket Tools. These are 7 key practices that can be used with any instruction with little to no prep and with almost no materials needed. They are very teacher friendly. Almost all of our award-winning strategies employ some if not all of the tools.