Students At The Center

Author: Bena Kallick
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416623248
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They share the perspectives of educators engaged in this work; highlight the habits that empower students to pursue aspirations, investigate problems, design solutions, chase curiosities, and create performances; and provide tools and ...

Digital Technologies And Instructional Design For Personalized Learning

Author: Zheng, Robert
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522539417
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We Feel, therefore we learn: The relevance of affective and social neuroscience
to education. Mind, Brain and Education: the Official Journal of the International
Mind, Brain, and Education Society, 1(1), 3–10. doi:10.1111/j.1751-228X.
2007.00004.x Kafai, Y. B., & Resnick, M. (1996). Constructionism in practice:
Designing, thinking, and learning in a digital world. New York, NY: Routledge.
Kallick, B., & Zmuda, A. (2017). Students at the Center: Personalized Learning
with Habits of Mind ...

Graduation By Portfolio At Central Park East Secondary School

Author: Linda Darling-Hammond
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National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools, and Teaching ... Schools
must focus on the essential skills, areas of knowledge, and habits of mind that are
central to students' becoming well educated members of society. ...
Personalization. Schools should be personalized to the greatest extent possible.
Learning units should be organized so that students and adults remain together
in small communities over several years so they can get to know each other well (
CPESS, n.d.; ...

Collaborative Teacher Leadership

Author: Martin L. Krovetz
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412905022
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The authors present teachers’ own observations and reflections on leadership to demonstrate how teacher leaders can help close the achievement gap.

Private Independent Schools

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The School celebrates the individuality of each child and offers an educational
program marked by small classes, personalized attention, and appropriate
resources for each child. Its common principles, based on work by Theodore
Sizer and the Coalition of Essential Schools, focus on helping young people
develop the habit of using their minds well; helping students master essential
skills and defined areas of knowledge, personalized teaching, and learning;
documenting teaching ...

Private Independent Schools

Author: Bunting & Lyon
Publisher: Bunting and Lyon Incorporated
ISBN: 9780913094600
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It seeks to inspire creativity, enthusiasm for learning, and confidence through a
stimulating academic program, athletics, and the arts. ... Middle School students
take part in outdoor experiential learning; all students perform community service.
... honorable and accountable, being willing to invest oneself and to try new
things, persevering and maintaining a positive attitude, displaying mutual respect
and tolerance, being a good citizen, and developing habits of mind, body, and

The Seattle Times School Guide

Author: Seattle Times Company
ISBN: 9780944912089
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Academic mentoring: students with 2 or more Ds are selected by all staff as a
mentee and meet weekly with their mentor to work on academics. Improving
student achievement: SRW extended the instructional time per week (84 minutes
daily). Aligned the curriculum to the state essential-learning requirements.
Focused on powerful learning. Computers used for: Doing research online,
writing across the curriculum, PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets. 18
% of teachers are ...

Network Learning For Educational Change

Author: Wiel Veugelers
Publisher: Open Univ Pr
ISBN: 9780335216321
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Practice 4: small, personalized schools Over the past few decades, large schools
have become a way of life across the United States and the number continues to
increase. Wasley (2002) found that large schools ... 'Smallness is a prerequisite
for the climate and culture that we need to develop the habits of heart and mind
essential to a democracy,' states Deborah Meier (1996) founder of Central Park
East Secondary School in East Harlem. She cites the following seven reasons for

New Colleges For New Students

Author: Laurence Hall
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass
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In Project RFD a multimedia program is carried to new heights — including a
blend (not just an assemblage) of television, correspondence instruction, a
telephone problem-solving service, and personalized visits by staff members to
students — to reach a widely dispersed population of semiliterate adults whose
only feasible center of learning is the home. ASI has been bold enough to break
through some of the practices of correspondence education which have for so
long given that ...