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What does personalized learning entail? What does it look like? And how do you go about improving your students’ learning experiences? An award-winning former superintendent and current director of the Institute for Personalized Learning (IPL) James Rickabaugh answers these questions in his powerful new book, Tapping the Power of Personalized Learning. The author presents the groundbreaking results of the Institute’s half-decade of research, development, and practice: a simple but powerful model for personalizing students’ learning experiences by building their levels of commitment, ownership, and independence.Tried and rigorously tested in urban, suburban, and rural districts—and in different academic and economic backgrounds—the IPL model has been proven to enhance student engagement and achievement at all levels. The book offers step-by-step guidance for implementing the model as well as
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Educational coaches—whether math, literacy, instructional, or curriculum coaches—vary in the content of the work they do and in the grade range of the teachers with whom they work. But “good coaching is good coaching,” as coaching expert Cathy A. Toll affirms in this, her newest book. All coaches seek to help solve problems and increase teacher success, and they all depend on effective collaboration to do so. This practical guide shows readers how to get the most out of educational coaching.