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Perspective | Suspending student suspensions: How teaching teams created calm classrooms

How can kids learn when they’re not in the classroom? That’s the issue I confronted when I arrived at Albemarle...

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Perspective | The killer app for digital learning at scale: Human connection

Digital learning has gotten a bad rap, in some cases reasonably so, especially for the lack of results with disadvantaged...

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Learning to lead as a Multi-Classroom Leader

In 2015–16, I was a high school English teacher at an elite, private college-prep high school. In 2017-18, I became...

 

Opportunity Culture dashboard updates data on nationwide initiative: High-growth student learning, strong teacher support, 56K students reached

The following is a press release from Public Impact. Public Impact, which created and leads the national Opportunity Culture initiative,...

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The best tool — sometimes: Using tech in elementary school

As soon as students enter my classroom for a small-group session, I know what question is coming: “Are we going...

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Opportunity Culture schools outpace state results in N.C.

As the founders of the Opportunity Culture initiative to extend the reach of great teaching to many more students, we...

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The risks and rewards of using blended learning to reach more students

If, as a teacher who sees success with one class of students, I could reach twice as many students per...

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N.C. Opportunity Culture schools beat state rates of student growth

Fifty-nine percent of Opportunity Culture schools in North Carolina exceeded student growth expectations in 2015–16, more than double the percentage...

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A win-win model for students and teachers

“One-teacher-one-classroom” is a phrase you hear a lot in education these days: For the past 11 years, that described me....

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Instead of ineffective professional development, try redesigning teacher roles

The New Teacher Project’s (TNTP) new report The Mirage sheds light on the nation’s failure to advance strong professional learning...

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N.C. leaders: Invest now to magnify the impact of great teachers on students, peers

North Carolina will never make the educational strides it needs until the best educators have far greater impact, for a...