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Achieve high performance for all in your school. In Achieving Equity and Excellence, author Douglas Reeves outlines how to make dramatic improvements to student learning, behavior, and attendance in a single semester. Study the mindset of high-poverty, high-success schools and follow their example to implement the equitable and just practices necessary to make student success a sustainable reality.

Use this resource to empower students, teachers, and administrators:

  • Study the landmark research on the practices of high-performing, high-poverty schools, and discover updated research showing how these results can be applied.
  • Discover what high-poverty schools do differently to achieve high performance, and learn how to implement these strategies in your classroom.
  • Transform any school into an effective and productive school through learner-centered teaching.
  • Learn the importance of action during the change process and why action must come before belief to implement equitable teaching practices.
  • Explore effective accountability systems, the different levels of accountability, and how these systems should be implemented to meet the needs of diverse learners.

Contents:
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
Part I: Discovering When to Trust Educational Research
Chapter 1: Understand the Five Levels of Educational Research
Chapter 2: Decide Which Research to Trust
Part II: Understanding What Equity and Excellence Schools Do Differently
Chapter 3: Organize Their School or District as a Professional Learning Community
Chapter 4: Display a Laser-Like Focus on Student Achievement
Chapter 5: Conduct Collaboration Scoring
Chapter 6: Emphasize Nonfiction Writing
Chapter 7: Utilize Frequent Formative Assessment With Multiple Opportunities for Success
Chapter 8: Perform Constructive Data Analysis
Chapter 9: Engage in Cross-Disciplinary Units of Instruction
Part III: Applying the Research in Your Schools
Chapter 10: Discover the Equity and Excellence Mindset
Chapter 11: Change Behavior Before Belief
Chapter 12: Transform Vision Into Action Through Teacher Leadership
Chapter 13: Improve Coaching, Feedback, and Evaluation
Part IV: Creating Accountability in an Equity and Excellence System
Chapter 14: Establish Accountability as a Learning System
Chapter 15: Enact System-Level Accountability
Chapter 16: Enact School- and Department-Level Accountability
Chapter 17: Explain the Story Behind the Numbers
Epilogue: Giant Leaps, Not Baby Steps
References and Resources
Index

Achieve high performance for all in your school. In Achieving Equity and Excellence, author Douglas Reeves outlines how to make dramatic improvements to student learning, behavior, and attendance in a single semester. Study the mindset of high-poverty, high-success schools and follow their example to implement the equitable and just practices necessary to make student success a sustainable reality.

Use this resource to empower students, teachers, and administrators:

  • Study the landmark research on the practices of high-performing, high-poverty schools, and discover updated research showing how these results can be applied.
  • Discover what high-poverty schools do differently to achieve high performance, and learn how to implement these strategies in your classroom.
  • Transform any school into an effective and productive school through learner-centered teaching.
  • Learn the importance of action during the change process and why action must come before belief to implement equitable teaching practices.
  • Explore effective accountability systems, the different levels of accountability, and how these systems should be implemented to meet the needs of diverse learners.

Contents:
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
Part I: Discovering When to Trust Educational Research
Chapter 1: Understand the Five Levels of Educational Research
Chapter 2: Decide Which Research to Trust
Part II: Understanding What Equity and Excellence Schools Do Differently
Chapter 3: Organize Their School or District as a Professional Learning Community
Chapter 4: Display a Laser-Like Focus on Student Achievement
Chapter 5: Conduct Collaboration Scoring
Chapter 6: Emphasize Nonfiction Writing
Chapter 7: Utilize Frequent Formative Assessment With Multiple Opportunities for Success
Chapter 8: Perform Constructive Data Analysis
Chapter 9: Engage in Cross-Disciplinary Units of Instruction
Part III: Applying the Research in Your Schools
Chapter 10: Discover the Equity and Excellence Mindset
Chapter 11: Change Behavior Before Belief
Chapter 12: Transform Vision Into Action Through Teacher Leadership
Chapter 13: Improve Coaching, Feedback, and Evaluation
Part IV: Creating Accountability in an Equity and Excellence System
Chapter 14: Establish Accountability as a Learning System
Chapter 15: Enact System-Level Accountability
Chapter 16: Enact School- and Department-Level Accountability
Chapter 17: Explain the Story Behind the Numbers
Epilogue: Giant Leaps, Not Baby Steps
References and Resources
Index


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