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Center on Great Teachers and Leaders
ESC-20 Family Engagement Webpage
The Role of School Leaders in Turning Around the Lowest-Performing High Schools
This policy brief examines the limitations of past high school reforms and describes new approaches showing promise in producing changes in teaching and learning. It focuses on the central role of school leaders in creating learning environments that can engage and support all students. The brief concludes with a set of policy recommendations for the design of coherent systems to build human capital and foster the conditions for high school transformation.
Teachers: From Good to Great
This report helps to fill these gaps through a first-of-its-kind exploratory survey of National and State Teachers of the Year. The Authors offer insights on the professional experiences and supports that these teachers believe most contributed to their growth and eventual excellence as a teacher.
And What Do You Mean by Learning
Seymour B. Sarason
The Fourth Way: The Inspiring Future for Educational Change
Andrew Hargreaves and Dennis L. Shirley
TAIS resources: Academic Performance
The Achievement Gap Initiative at Harvard: Video Library
The Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence at Penn State - Multiple Choice and Critical Thinking
Sessions offered at Education Service Center, Region 20, are available for registration at Connect20
Additionally, customized sessions are available for campuses and districts.
For more information, please contact Shannon Allen (210)370-5481.
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