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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
Bring Robyn R. Jackson, the author of ASCD’s wildly popular book Never Work Harder Than Your Students, to your school with this DVD. In her uniquely engaging and thought-provoking way, Robyn explains how any teacher can develop the qualities and mindset of a great teacher. Video scenes from real classrooms take you through each of the seven principles described in her book.
What can you do to disrupt poverty in your school and turn it into a high-achieving school? In this DVD, William Parrett and Kathleen Budge look at secondary schools that are pushing impoverished students to high achievement. Learn what these schools do to help students succeed and how you and your school can adopt the same practices to disrupt the cycle of poverty and lift students to achievement.