Our Evolving Understanding of School Culture

Tom Whitby,  Nancy Blair and Dr. Tony Sinanis

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For many years, educators ignored the impact of school culture. As our understanding of school culture has evolved, so is our thinking about how we can change it.  

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Encouraging Teacher Leadership: What Works, What Does Not

Tom Whitby,  Nancy Blair and Janet Avery 

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What is teacher leadership? How does teacher leadership impact student achievement and school culture? How can we support teacher leadership? 

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Substituting Portfolios for Grades: Meaningful Assessment?

Tom Whitby,  Nancy Blair and Leanna Prater

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Can portfolios provide a viable measurement of student learning? How can they displace or support traditional grades? 

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Year-Round School: In Search of the Best School Schedule

Tom Whitby,  Nancy Blair and Lisa Abel-Palmieri

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Some educators love year-round school, others hate it. What is the optimal school schedule?

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Educating Parents on the Changes in Teaching and Learning

Tom Whitby,  Nancy Blair and Dennis Schug

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As we hurry to bring educators up to speed on 21st-century teaching and learning, we need to include parents as well.  Join us as we discuss the process.

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