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Our Nation's Untapped Treasure!

As the demographics of our nation change, increasing the numbers of poverty students within our schools, we must look deeply at the structures of how we educate students.  588 more words

John Hattie Clips ~ Visible Learning

Australian professor John Hattie’s research is aimed entirely at what actually works in improving student learning. Below are two clips that capture the essence of his findings.

Teaching Strategies

The Four P's of Innovation

This is taken, in part, from a post I created earlier today that I wanted to share with you.

There has been a situation in our community that has arisen. 349 more words


From Special Measures to ‘phenomenal change’ in just six weeks – one school’s incredible story

As a national charity dedicated to young people’s learning, schools and their teaching staff are naturally at the heart of what we do. To date, we have trained 5,000 teachers and youth workers – a figure that is proudly etched on our latest impact report. 518 more words

School Solutions - Movement and Learning - Are the Arts worth keeping?




School topic #2…..School of my dreams…..If I were Queen of the world….how would I design a school? Today’s topic is leadership and “Specials” 244 more words


School Solutions - Pay for Performance?

School topic #1….Ok…time for a little food for thought. With all the talk of Pay for Performance, I started wondering…..all my teacher friends chime in….this will be a two part post… 122 more words


Make a Difference in Your PLC

Most of us started Professional Learning Communities (PLC), because PLCs promised to help us make our department/school/district the best it could be to accomplish huge gains in student achievement. 488 more words

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