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Leading for Powerful Learning

Leading for Powerful Learning

The quotes below are from a book titled: Leading for Powerful Learning: A Guide for Instructional Leaders by Angela Breidenstein, Kevin Fahey, Carl Glickman and Frances Hensley (2012) from Teachers College Press.  This is a good book for any and all formal and informal school leaders who 1) want to be part of schools that

Reflective, Collaborative Dialogue and Action Around Effective Teaching and Learning

If we care about the education of today’s youth it behooves us to take adult learning seriously. We adults can learn our way into the future or we can hold onto the status quo in our classrooms/schools or we can defer to the massive network of sales people promoting a multitude of educational products.   I

Future@Now: Transition to Digital Classrooms

Discovery Education and Digital Promise hosted a select group of educators, policy makers, and business leaders for a day of in-depth discussion about the transition to digital classrooms. Future@Now spotlighted real education and community leaders sharing real stories about their work to fuel student achievement. Future@Now On-Demand Chaptered and Downloadable Archive View Congressman George Miller’s

Ten Lessons From Mooresville

In a recent article, Mooresville Graded School District’s Superintendent Mark Edwards, talks about how it took his district five years to become an overnight success. This is a great example of how one of our Discovery Education partners and digital Techbook adopters is leading the charge on digital conversion to increase student achievement and close gaps

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