Tag Archives: Education

Announcing a New Book on America’s Largest College Readiness Program

In Question Everything, award-winning education writer Jay Mathews presents the stories and winning strategies behind the Advancement Via Individual Determination program (AVID). With the goal of preparing students for the future – whether that future includes college or not – … Read more.

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Tell Your Story to Make Your Application Stand Out

Among college applications reviewers, one acronym is synonymous with doom: LMO. It stands for “like many others” and it’s the equivalent of a “thanks, but no thanks.” That’s where Anna Ivey and Alison Chisolm’s expertise comes into play. Written as … Read more.

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Partnering with Common Core for New York Math Editions

General feelings about the Common Core Standards are mixed (to put it mildly), but love or hate the standards as you may, all but 5 states have adopted them. The New York State Education Department is making a major effort … Read more.

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Progressive Games for Ages Three to Seven

Play is increasingly recognized by neuroscientists and educators as a vital component in brain development, academic success and learning social skills. In this inspiring and useful resource, teacher and occupational therapist Barbara Sher provides step-by-step directions for how to use … Read more.

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Three Scenarios for Teacher Evaluation

There are many, many different approaches for teacher evaluation, but it’s difficult to know which one will be right for you and your school. This excerpt from Everyone at the Table: Engaging Teachers in Evaluation Reform takes an in-depth look … Read more.

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Come see us at AERA!

Jossey-Bass at the American Educational Research Association San Francisco, CA Apr 27-May 1, 2013 BOOTH #600 If you’re attending the AERA Annual Meeting, feel free to stop by booth #600 and pay us a visit. We’ll be there from April 27-May … Read more.

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A Look Inside the Marshall Memo

It can be difficult to stay informed in the ever-changing field of education. With new research and innovations constantly changing the state of education today, it’s hard to keep up–which is precisely why Kim Marshall created the Marshall Memo. Kim … Read more.

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Improve Teaching School-Wide with The Ten-Minute Inservice

Busy school leaders need an easy-to-apply resource to increase teacher effectiveness quickly and efficiently. This book shows principals and staff developers how to improve teaching school-wide through high-impact inservices lasting only ten minutes—incorporated easily into weekly staff meetings. Written by … Read more.

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Get Creative!: An Inservice on Meaningful Lessons

We all know that making lessons meaningful for students is the best way for them to engage with the material and better understand what they are learning. But it can be difficult to change the way you teach, and many … Read more.

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New Year’s Resolution: Get Organized!

Looks like we are all still here! The world did not end in 2012, which means you still need to file that large stack of papers on your desk. Maybe you need a bit of guidance to jump-start your new … Read more.

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