Mission Possible How the Secrets of the Success Academies Can Work in Any School
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Description: Eva Moskowitz, the founder and CEO of the Success Charter School Network in Harlem, and Arin Lavinia offer practical, classroom-tested ideas for dramatically improving teaching and learning. Moskowitz and Lavinia reveal how a charter school in the middle of Harlem, enrolling neighborhood children selected at random, emerged as one of the top schools in New York City and State within three years, with results on a par with public schools for gifted students and elite private schools.· Describes what can be accomplished when students are challenged by and fully engaged in schoolwork.· Shows how the adults in the school need to also be constantly learning and improving their performance· Includes details on the Success Academies’ THINK Literacy curriculum, which produces dramatic results in kids reading and writing skillsIn addition to providing strategies and lessons for school leaders and teachers, Secrets of the Success Academies also serves as a guide for parents, policymakers and practitioners who are passionate about closing the academic achievement gap.
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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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Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 7/24/2012
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
|List of Video Clips|
|Why? What's Wrong with American Schools?|
|How? Making School a Magical Place|
|Who? It's All About the Adults|
|Fast: Putting Adults and Children on the Fast Track|
|Rigor: Raising the Bar for Everybody|
|Reading: The Starting Point for All Else|
|Writing: Putting Ideas into the World with Elegance|
|Call to Action: How to Make Every School a Success Academy|
|About the Authors|