You should certainly check out Andy Smarick’s Ed Next article on turnarounds.   And here’s an off-the-beaten path turnaround post that’s worth your time as well.

2 Replies to “Turnarounds”

  1. biggest ‘off-the-beaten path idea’ and the only real curriculum change mentioned in the post:

    #3. We focused on writing, and writing is thinking.

    We implemented the Being a Writer program in every class, every grade and even though writing is not part of AYP measurements kids wrote vast amounts more than they did in previous years and we feel that it impacted every area of learning.

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