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Yanira Wandera

Posts by Yanira Wandera

How to help your child transition back to school / Cómo ayudar a su hijo/a en la transición de regreso a la escuela

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As my kids headed back to in-person learning last week, we were filled with so many emotions, as I know so… Read More

Back-to-school family checklist for a strong start / Pasos importantes para un buen comienzo al año escolar

Oakland families are holding many emotions as we return to in-person learning and navigate what is best for our children. As a parent and former educator,… Read More

Let’s not just engage families. Let them lead.

I am so proud to have partnered with my friend and school leader, Sabrina “Bri” Moore on the #SchoolAfterCOVID Team Fellowship. Below she shares her… Read More

“Seeing yourself” – OUSD Teacher Ms. Muñoz on supporting newcomer students during the pandemic and beyond

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As part of our Numbers and Narratives: A Year In Review series, we bring you a spotlight on Valeska… Read More

“Mi Reflejo” – Maestra de estudiantes inmigrantes recién llegados en OUSD, Valeska Muñoz, sobre el apoyo a los estudiantes.

Como parte de nuestra serie Números y Narrativas: Revisión de un año, le presentamos a Valeska Muñoz, profesora de biología y ex directora de R.I.S.E.… Read More

Help your kids learn math over the summer: new Family Math Guides / Ayude a sus hijos a hacer matemáticas durante el verano: nuevas guías de matemáticas para familias

We’ve worked hard to help our kids through a tough year, and we’re all looking forward to a break this summer! As our kids get… Read More

Help your kids read on grade level: new Family Literacy Guides / Ayude a sus hijos a leer a nivel de grado: nuevas guías de alfabetización familiar

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Dear GO Supporter,

During distance learning, it’s clear to us at GO, that advocacy in our own homes matters more… Read More

OUSD’s Proposed Reopening Plans: 7 Things to Know

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OUSD recently launched their proposed reopening plan for 2021. It is far from final. COVID cases must decline considerably and the district… Read More

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