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Building a Staff Committed to the Turnaround Process

School Turnaround > Committed Staff > Overview & Tools

This multimedia overview provides a summary of the recommendation to build a strong, committed staff dedicated to the turnaround efforts. It outlines several key actions principals can take to...

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Interactive and Dialogic Reading in Preschool

Preschool Language & Literacy > Interactive & Dialogic Reading > Overview & Tools

This overview explains interactive and dialogic reading, its importance to children's language development, and how teachers can implement this practice. It highlights the teacher's use of...

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Teaching Phonological Awareness in Preschool

Preschool Language & Literacy > Phonological Awareness > Overview & Tools

This overview describes phonological awareness and its importance. It emphasizes planning instruction along a sequential developmental continuum of skills, scaffolding instruction, and providing...

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Developing and Maintaining a Districtwide Data System

Data for Instruction > Districtwide Data > Overview & Tools

As part of a coherent approach to using data effectively, districts need to provide a high-quality data system. A Data System Advisory Council can support the planning, design, and implementation...

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Making Visible Improvements Early in the Turnaround Process

School Turnaround > Quick Wins > Overview & Tools

This multimedia overview describes the nature and purpose of quick wins in turnaround schools. It offers examples of quick wins that principals can achieve in their schools.

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Maintaining a Consistent Focus on Improving Instruction

School Turnaround > Instruction > Overview & Tools

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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Evaluating Implementation and Performance to Improve Program Quality

Increased Learning Time > Evaluate Program > Overview & Tools

View this multimedia overview to learn about recommended components for evaluating increased learning time models including matching evaluation design to evaluation goals, and the collection,...

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Maximizing Attendance in Expanded Learning Time Schools and Out-of-School Programs

Increased Learning Time > Maximize Attendance > Overview & Tools

Some out-of-school programs, including after-school, weekend, and summer programs, face challenges maximizing attendance among students who would most benefit from the program. Additionally,...

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Signaling the Need for Dramatic Change With Strong Leadership

School Turnaround > Leadership > Overview & Tools

This overview describes strong leadership and its importance. It outlines the characteristics of strong leaders and effective leadership practices in turnaround schools.

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Encouraging Girls in Math and Science

Girls in Math & Science > Overview & Tools

Women are less involved in career paths and post-secondary education in some areas of math and science than men. This pattern starts at school. Use this short overview to learn about the strategies...

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Teaching Spatial Skills to Girls

Girls in Math & Science > Teaching Spatial Skills > Overview & Tools

This overview describes some of the gender differences in test performance; ways in which spatial skills are used in school, careers, and normal life; and approaches to teaching spatial skills.

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Ability Is Expandable

Girls in Math & Science > Ability is Expandable > Overview & Tools

Learn about the importance of helping students realize that improving and expanding their academic abilities leads to success in math, science, as well as other subjects. This overview presents a...

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