Acquiring and Responding to Evidence of Understanding

Acquiring and Responding to Evidence of Understanding

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Acquiring and Responding to Evidence of Understanding [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Part 1 [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] In a fourth-grade classroom at one high-performing school NCUST has studied, students worked busily in small groups pursuing their reading assignment. Each group had the task of reading a novel and creating a book review. Every student had a specific role that was […]

ABUS Spotlight – Wildflower Elementary School

Wildflower Elementary 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] Wildflower Elementary School Colorado Springs, CO Grades: K-5 2018 America’s Best Urban Schools Award Winner   Wildflower Wildcats benefit from a dynamic educational environment focused on enhancing social skills, students’ dreams and aspirations and access to rigorous standards to “increase learning for all.” All stakeholders know and understand their role in […]

Leadership Moves…Positive Transformational Culture as the Foundation

Positive Transformational Culture as the Foundation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Leadership Moves…Positive Transformational Culture [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Part 2: Positive Transformational Culture as the Foundation[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] The positive transformational culture influenced every aspect of schooling: student behavior, classroom instruction, extra-curricular activities, professional learning communities, professional development, school routines, procedures, policies, and more. As well, the positive transformational culture influenced changes that improved learning results for every racial/ethnic group, every […]