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Maintaining a Consistent Focus on Improving Instruction

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This multimedia overview outlines the actions a turnaround school principal can take to set goals, monitor progress, and serve as an instructional leader to improve instruction.  

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The Principal's Role

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Listen to Dr. Joseph Johnson discuss how the role of the principal (e.g., being a presence in classrooms, developing teachers' trust in their common goals) is essential for improving instruction....

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Differences Between Successful and Unsuccessful Turnaround Efforts

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Hear Dr. Joseph Johnson describe how a focus on relevant, narrow goals and an emphasis on student learning can make the same instructional practice work better in some schools than others. Dr....

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The Enacted Curriculum

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Listen to Dr. Joseph Johnson discuss how high-performing schools align curricula to state standards, teach the content with a focus on student learning, and prioritize core content to improve...

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How Principals Can Help

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Dr. Daniel Duke describes effective strategies from the school turnaround and business turnaround literature that principals and teacher teams can use to improve instruction.

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State Support for Turnaround Schools - Part 1

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The Ohio Transformation Specialist and the principal of Southern Local Jr./Sr. High School discuss how they work together. They talk about the activities they conduct during each of the...

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School Example

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Lifelong Learning for Capacity Building

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The superintendent of Hollandale School District talks about building a cadre of qualified teachers. The School Improvement Grant enabled the district to offer tuition incentives to attract...

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School Example

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Strategic Math Support Classes

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Waterford High School places support classes within the regular school day to help students who perform below the basic level in algebra. Watch this video to see how the math department teachers...

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Professional Community Time

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A high school principal celebrates his staff’s successes and leads them in a discussion of the school vision. Teachers then work collaboratively to develop activities to foster higher-order...

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Creating an Actionable Plan

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View a presentation about a high school implementation of a comprehensive literacy plan across all content areas. A literacy council was established to support the implementation of evidence-based...

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State Support for Turnaround Schools - Part 2

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This video shows the Ohio Transformation Specialist and the principal of Southern Local Jr./Sr. High School working together during a typical visit. They conduct classroom rounds, discuss data, and...

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Transforming Elementary Math Instruction

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Two math teachers at Sanders Elementary School discuss changes to their math instruction by relying more heavily on technology. They use interactive white boards and hands on, inquiry-based...

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