Hardest Questions Aren't on the Test Lessons from an Innovative Urban School
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Description: A dynamic high school principal on schools that matter, teachers who inspire, and students who achieve The Boston Arts Academy comprises an ethnically and socioeconomically diverse student body, yet 94 percent of its graduates are accepted to college. This remarkable success rate, writes Principal Linda Nathan, is in large part due to asking the right questions and being open to seeking solutions collaboratively with faculty, parents, and the students themselves. Nathan doesnrs"t claim to have all the answers, but offers the philosophies and practices that have worked for the BAA.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 9/7/2010
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
|Structuring a School|
|What Does This School Really Stand For?|
|How to move from endless initiatives to a unifying framework?|
|What Happens When Schools Develop Shared Values?|
|What can School leaders do when those values are challenged?|
|Two Great Teachers|
|What makes great teachers possible, and how much can school leaders really ask of them?|
|Teachers Talking Together|
|What are the risks and rewards of transforming a faculty into a professional learning community?|
|How Do we Talk about Race?|
|How are discussions of race and achievement taken on by a healthy professionals learning community?|
|An Open Door Is Not Enough|
|How can we learn to see the invisible barriers students face and help students break them down?|