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Mandates vs. Meaningful Learning

December 13, 2018 | Fleur McJilton

I am an instructional coach in an urban East Bay district where nearly one in three of our students are English Learners (EL). At the outset of this year, the teachers at the three school sites whom I coach...

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Facing Up to Failure in the Kitchen

March 6, 2018 | Christi Grossman

by Christi Grossman By January 2017, it was clear that the recipe I had been trying since August hadn’t worked. I felt like a failure: I hadn’t helped students improve their reading at all and I had no...