Monthly Archives: January 2012

January Tips for Tutors

January Tips for Tutors   ASCD Smart Brief12/12/2011 Developing Students’ Academic Vocabulary Helps Beat Achievement Gap BY BEN JOHNSON At a small school district, I faced the challenge as an administrator of diminishing the achievement gap in the student scores, especially … Continue reading

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Oakland And San Francisco Literacy Academy Dates

Here are the dates and locations for the San Francisco and Oakland Winter Literacy Academies. Oakland:  Wednesday, February 1st – K-1                        Wednesday, February 8th – 2+       … Continue reading

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An Article to Share

Although this article addresses classroom teachers, there are many pieces that apply to anyone who works with students.  This is a topic that I will revisit in this blog and in trainings, as it is so important when working with … Continue reading

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