Oakland Unified School District

Lincoln Elementary

In its second year of partnership, teachers are using inquiry to understand how their students acquire academic language and to build students’ socio-emotional skills to foster their English language development.

Roots Academy

In its first year of using inquiry to increase student engagement and to develop a team to lead a school-wide inquiry project next year that supports their project-based learning approach.

OUSD Newcomers Group

In its fourth year of partnership, Newcomers Group is using inquiry to design experiences that improve Newcomer learning and confidence speaking and writing in English.

OUSD Computer Science Department

In its third year of partnership, OUSD’s Computer Science Department is developing a shared, cross-grade understanding of how to support student engagement for more equitable outcomes. They are engaging in collaborative inquiry rooted in design thinking to build their collective awareness in this area.

OUSD Expanded Learning Department

In its first year of partnership, the Expanded Learning Department is engaging district leaders, site leaders, and teacher leaders in collaborative inquiry to nurture safe and supportive learning spaces for all students across the school day.