Resources

The GEAR UP website offers hundreds of resources to support our educators in their work to guide and mentor students in Washington State. Use the options below to browse for tools, templates, research and more.

Explore the switch to ELA CCSS and get practical classroom strategies and assessment samples for implementing the CCSS in your school.
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The purpose of this activity is to identify staff members by their institutions of higher education and engage students in dialogue with faculty and staff members regarding college access and college applications.
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Learn how Shaw Middle School and Rogers High School (Spokane, WA) teamed up to create "Pirate for a Day" high school transition experience field trips for 8th graders. Includes: High Schooler for a Day presentation and handouts.
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Team building/cooperative learning activity.
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Team building/cooperative learning activity.
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Team building/cooperative learning activity.
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Positive Outcomes in College Enrollment, Persistence, and Employment of GEAR UP Alumni
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Learn about a sample activity to build excitement around college exploration at Blaine Middle School. The purpose of March Madness week is to use the NCAA basketball tournament as a vehicle to generate awareness of college among middle school students.
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MASH can be played as one large group or in pairs to show how "NOT" to plan one's future.
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Customizable template for National GEAR UP Week
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