Time to Learn

Time to Learn

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Improving your high school doesn't only mean raising test scores-it means creating a school where authentic teaching and learning happens. In Ohio, George Wood coordinated an effort by staff, faculty, and parents to transform a struggling school into a nationally recognized symbol of educational excellence, and now he shares with you how he-and other reformers-have created lasting, effective changes in the ways their schools do business. Time to Learn zeroes in on the nitty-gritty details behind any successful school-restructuring effort. Wood identifies common and seemingly unsolvable hurdles like scheduling, the time crunch, and class size, offering proven strategies for coping with the crucial everyday issues that can derail genuine improvement. Equally important, he shares practical techniques for dealing with external pressures like standards and testing while maintaining your commitment to student-centered practices.The period begins with a series of aquot;bell ringers, aquot; problems that everyone starts on and that are usually taken from the ACT prep materials. After these are finished ( they are done in all math classes), the work from yesterday is reviewed, newanbsp;...

Title:Time to Learn
Author:George Harrison Wood
Publisher:Heinemann Educational Books - 2005


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