ABUS Spotlight – Bonnie Brae Elementary School

Bonnie Brae 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] Bonnie Brae Elementary School Fort Worth, TX Grades: PK-5 2018 America’s Best Urban Schools Award Winner   Bonnie Brae Elementary School in the Fort Worth Independent School District has been on an upward improvement trajectory over the last several years. Their goal is to set and ensure the same high standards […]

Leadership Moves…Positive Transformational Culture | Leading stakeholders to feel valued and capable. Pt. 1

Positive Transformational Culture Leading stakeholders to feel valued and capable

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Leadership Moves…Positive Transformational Culture | Leading stakeholders to feel valued and capable [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Positive Transformational Culture | Leading stakeholders to feel valued and capable. Pt. 1[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] As part of a coherent system, educators in many of the high-performing urban schools developed or implemented programs for creating a positive learning environment for students. Programs like Positive Behavioral […]

Acquiring and Responding to Evidence of Understanding | Part 2: Frequency of Checking for Understanding

Frequency of Checking for Understanding

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Acquiring and Responding to Evidence of Understanding [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Part 2: Frequency of Checking for Understanding [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] In most classrooms in high-performing urban schools, student voices are heard more frequently than teacher voices. Teachers spend less time presenting. They spend more time trying to determine what students understand. Teachers present new information but then check almost immediately […]