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Doing What Works Quick Start Guide

This quick start guide gives an overview of navigating the Doing What Works library of resources.

Introduction
Document
09/15/2016
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The Turnaround Principal: Part 1

The Turnaround Principal: Part 1

Michael Cormack discusses actions he has taken as a turnaround principal and the connection between these actions and the underlying competencies of Driving for Results and Influencing for Results....

School Example
Video
04/21/2015
1224 views
The Turnaround Principal: Part 2

The Turnaround Principal: Part 2

Michael Cormack discusses actions he has taken as a turnaround principal and the connection between these actions and the underlying competencies of Driving for Results and Influencing for Results....

School Example
Video
04/21/2015
5444 views
The Doing What Works Library

The Doing What Works Library

This one-page PDF provides an overview of the topics offered in the Doing What Works Library.

Introduction
Document
02/11/2015
2899 views

Building a Protocol for a Job Candidate Interview

Principals can use this tool to reflect on current practice for interviewing new staff and consider ways to improve interview protocols in turnaround schools to ensure that staff with the right...

Tool
Document
01/28/2015
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Building Trustful Relationships: The Home-School Connection

Building Trustful Relationships: The Home-School Connection

The principal of Southern Local Jr./Sr. High School and the Ohio Transformation Specialist discuss the importance of engaging the community in the school turnaround process. They talk about...

School Example
Video
08/01/2014
704 views
Distributed Leadership

Distributed Leadership

In this video, the Building Leadership Team Facilitator at Southern Local Jr./Sr. High School and the district Federal Programs Coordinator discuss the role of the building leadership team. This...

School Example
Video
08/01/2014
372 views
State Support for Turnaround Schools - Part 2

State Support for Turnaround Schools - Part 2

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...

School Example
Video
08/01/2014
284 views
State Support for Turnaround Schools - Part 1

State Support for Turnaround Schools - Part 1

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...

School Example
Video
08/01/2014
330 views
Lifelong Learning for Capacity Building

Lifelong Learning for Capacity Building

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...

School Example
Video
08/01/2014
322 views
Transforming Elementary Math Instruction

Transforming Elementary Math Instruction

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...

School Example
Video
08/01/2014
539 views
A Team-Based Approach for Instructional Decision Making

A Team-Based Approach for Instructional Decision Making

The principal at Sanders Elementary School discusses the School Transformation Team and its role in making decisions about new programs, use of student data, and student services. The team includes...

School Example
Video
08/01/2014
590 views
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