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Building a Personalized Environment Through Small Learning Communities

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Western Hills University High School uses a team approach and flex block scheduling to foster a personalized learning environment. The team-based learning approach at Western Hills helps teachers...

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Building a Personalized Culture Using the Five Big Rocks

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The principal at Foxfire discusses the foundational principles of the school's learning environment: Big Rocks. These principles are Core Values, Wellness, Communication, Building and Building...

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Students Want to Come to School

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Watch a multimedia presentation in which a graduation coach describes how his school makes students feel welcome. The dropout prevention team uses documents such as the Credit Recovery Tracker and...

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Preparing Students for Success Through the Freshman Academy

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Watch a video about the Freshman Academy program one high school engages to support the freshman transition. Sample materials Tutoring Assignment Pass and Pathways to Success Organization and...

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Avanza Program and Spanish Language General Education Development (GED)

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Read about the Avanza and Spanish Language GED programs at Sleepy Hollow High School that serve the school's English as a Second Language (ESL) students. The program seeks to improve the academic...

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Sample Material

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Big Rocks

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This presentation introduces Big Rocks: core values, communication, wellness, non-academic barriers/services, building relationships and celebrating successes. Foxfire plans for, monitors, models,...

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Sample Material

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Dropout Recovery Plan

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Dropout prevention team members created this plan to detail its activities to support students, such as visiting families and allowing students to recover credits. The multimedia presentation,...

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Sample Material

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Credit Recovery Tracker

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A high school graduation coach uses this tracker to monitor the credit recovery progress of students coming back to school after dropping out. Watch the multimedia presentation, Students Want to...

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Sample Material

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Pathways to Success Organization and Content

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This presentation describes a school's mandatory skills course for ninth graders. To learn more about the school's efforts to help students stay on track to graduate, watch the multimedia...

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Tutoring Assignment Pass

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Students at one high school use this tutoring pass to record their compliance with tutoring sessions, required whenever one of their grades falls below passing. To learn more about the academic...

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