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Drawing upon their years studying high-poverty, high-performing schools, William Parrett and Kathleen Budge identify the common practices and structures that effective schools put into action as well as the unproductive processes these schools eliminate. This data forms the basis of their framework for action to help get all students learning to high standards. It’s not a one-size-fits-all approach; you’ll discover the critical components that set these institutions apart from their struggling peers. In Disrupting Poverty in the Elementary School, you’ll visit schools where district leaders, school leaders, and teachers have found great success by improving practices, or eliminating what’s not working, in the key areas of:
Learn what these schools do to help students succeed and how your school can adopt the same practices to disrupt the cycle of poverty and lift students to achievement.
(ASCD DVD, 2016) One 60-minute DVD
Improving classroom discussion begins with transforming the roles of students and teachers. This guide details crucial teaching practices to help students take a leading role in their learning. Filled with tips, strategies, and examples, this guide can show any teacher how to better help students speak and listen to one another in ways that help them make meaning and increase their understanding.