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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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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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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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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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Increasing Student Engagement for Instructional Change

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This presentation shows how Middleton High School implemented strategies to increase student engagement in academics. The school's principal describes strategies to increase attendance, offer more...

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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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Using Data to Improve Instruction

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The superintendent of Richmond Public Schools describes the district's approach to helping schools collect, understand, and use student data to improve instruction. The district meets with school...

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Instructional Tours

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At Waterford High School, teachers visit each other’s classrooms to learn new instructional strategies. Teachers may use structured forms that detail the instructional norms at the school. These...

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Observing Instruction to Build Capacity

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The chair of the school's math department conducts a coaching session based on classroom observation of a core algebra class. She acknowledges good instructional practices and offers solutions for...

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Teachers Implement Changes to Improve Instruction

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A music, special education, and fifth-grade teacher discuss strategies that they have learned and implemented successfully in their classrooms. The teachers use state assessment results to shape...

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