ABUS Spotlight-Doral Academy Preparatory School

[vc_row][vc_column][gem_divider margin_bottom=”16″ class_name=”16″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Doral Academy Preparatory School Miami-Dade County Public Schools Doral, Florida Grades: 9-12 2017 America’s Best Urban School Award Winner [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”31477″ img_size=”full” alignment=”right”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][gem_dropcap letter=”D” color=”#faa652″ background_color=”#4e5369″][vc_column_text] oral Academy Preparatory School, a public charter school, with specialty programs within its offerings, is part of the Miami Dade School District. Doral […]

Leadership Moves…Planning

1 Goal, 1 Mind, 1 Child at a Time

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1509477617117{padding-top: -100px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text] Leadership Moves… [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Planning   The teachers have common planning, so they meet every day in the war room and we discuss data. We don’t only talk about end-of-course data, but we talk about SAT and ACT and we keep track of all our students. We highlight where everyone is. What […]

Focusing on Mastery Part 1: Planning for Mastery

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1509477617117{padding-top: -100px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Focusing on Mastery [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Planning for Mastery Like most teachers, teachers in the schools NCUST has studied planned. However, their planning was not focused simply on complying with a principal’s mandate for a plan. They were not planning merely to ensure compliance with a district pacing chart. Instead, we found teachers […]