Just released: Professional Learning Conditions and Practices

Addressing Unfinished Learning

Practical, proven, content-specific resources for instructional leadership teams



School systems around the country are working tirelessly to determine how to best support unfinished learning in light of unprecedented disruptions in schooling. Last year, we partnered with a set of districts to do the deep work required to answer the question, “What is the best of what we know about supporting unfinished learning in each content area?” 

This is what we learned.

View our content-specific guidelines or download the full toolkit.


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What's in the toolkit?

The complete toolkit contains practical tools, templates, and recommendations for addressing widespread unfinished learning challenges. Resources include:

  • High-level strategies for addressing unfinished learning
  • Content-specific guidelines and customizable worksheets to inform instructional planning at the year, unit, and lesson level
  • Step-by-step, curriculum-specific examples of content prioritization in action

We are grateful to Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, the Overdeck Family Foundation, and the Scarlett Family Foundation for their generous support of this work.

Ready to leverage the toolkit in your school?