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What Makes a Great School?

What Makes a Great School? | What to look for in a great school? | Scoop.it
Americans are looking for schools they can trust. A Gallup poll last month revealed that confidence in public schools is at a 40-year low — only 29% of respondents expressed “a great deal” of confidence in the public education system.
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Test scores are not a good way to measure a school.  What to look for in a great school?

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At Brooklyn’s I.S. 318, the Cool Kids Are the Chess Champs

At Brooklyn’s I.S. 318, the Cool Kids Are the Chess Champs | What to look for in a great school? | Scoop.it
Chess dominates the culture at Intermediate School 318, where most students come from families with incomes below the federal poverty level.
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What makes a great school?  A great principal who develops his teachers

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What Makes a School Great? find the right school for my child

What Makes a School Great? find the right school for my child | What to look for in a great school? | Scoop.it
What makes a school great? and How do I find the right school for my child? 5 things to Look for in a School A 5-Part series on how to spot a great school.
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What makes a great school? a community of learners worksing together. Great schools are ecosystems.

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Great Curriculum & 21st Century Skills: What Makes a School Great?- Part 3 - Dream Workshop

Great Curriculum & 21st Century Skills: What Makes a School Great?- Part 3 - Dream Workshop | What to look for in a great school? | Scoop.it
A great curriculum teaches kids 21st century skills to design, make and be entrepreneurs, in preparation to live globally in a rapidly changing world.
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What makes a school great? Great curriculum that prepares students with 21st century skills.

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The Shanghai Secret

The Shanghai Secret | What to look for in a great school? | Scoop.it
How these schools in China made it to No. 1 in the world.
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Nothing improves a school more than giving teachers time to observe other teachers, lesson plan, collaborate, peer review and feedback.

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What Makes a Good School

What Makes a Good School | What to look for in a great school? | Scoop.it
Although test scores are important, rarely do you hear about examining all the factors that make a school successful. These characteristics make a school good.
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Test scores are a good way to measure a school.  What to look for in a great school?

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Schoolbook - Fred Rubino, a Popular Brooklyn Superintendent, Dies

Schoolbook - Fred Rubino, a Popular Brooklyn Superintendent, Dies | What to look for in a great school? | Scoop.it
Fortunato “Fred” Rubino, the former longtime principal of I.S. 318 Eugenio Maria de Hostos in Williamsburg, who was recently appointed the superintendent of Brooklyn’s District 14, died Monday morning.
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What makes a school great? A Great principal dedicated to his teachers and students.

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Great Teachers: What Makes a School Great?-Part 2 - Dream Workshop

Great Teachers: What Makes a School Great?-Part 2 - Dream Workshop | What to look for in a great school? | Scoop.it
How to spot great teachers in a classroom. A great teacher teaches essential content but more importantly how to learn.
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What makes a school great? Great teachers

A school is only as good as its worst teacher.

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School Leadership, What Makes a School Great?- Part 4 - Dream Workshop

School Leadership, What Makes a School Great?- Part 4 - Dream Workshop | What to look for in a great school? | Scoop.it
School leadership, what makes a school great? Great School leaders are Generous, Gifted teachers and conductors, Courageous, Judicious, and Consistent.
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What make a school great? Great Leadership

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