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2008 best practices guide : closing the achievement gap
2008 best practices guide (Streaming)
Closing the achievement gap
Colorado. Department of Education.
Colorado Legacy Foundation.
Augenblick, Palaich & Associates.
Colorado Department of Education
Colorado Legacy Foundation
Augenblick, Palaich and Associates
This best practice guide includes short profiles of eight schools which display elements of each of the 10 best practices. A combination of these practices working together is clearly required to generate positive results in closing student achievement gaps.
video file MPEG 899MB
Introduction -- Culture of high expectations and accountability for all students -- Targeted assessments and intensive use of data to guide instruction -- Individualized support for students -- Active engagement of teachers in school leadership and decision making -- Substantial time for collaborative planning and options for professional development -- Commitment to core academics and standards but not at the expense of other important learning in the arts and humanities -- Stable and consistent leadership -- Small learning communities -- Flexibility to use resources to support student needs and reinforce school culture -- Economically integrated student bodies -- Closing comments.
Title from opening frame.
Resource guide Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on DVD version record.
School improvement programs
1 online resource (1 video file (38 min.)) : digital, sound, color