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Curriculum and Instruction

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    • How Suffern Middle School Got a Life
      Integrating virtual environments into the curriculum can encourage student participation. Find out how Peggy Sheehy, a library media specialist used Second Life to successfully drive curriculum in her New York school district.
    • Promoting Culturally Responsive Standards-Based Teaching
      Connecting the curriculum to students' own cultures and communities is an essential part of culturally responsive teaching.
      By Steffen Saifer and Rhonda Barton
    • Planning Multicultural Lessons
      Students need to see positive reflections of themselves in a curriculum that incorporates key concepts of culture.
      By Darlene Leiding
    • Improving Schoolwide Numeracy
      A discussion with Judith Richardson, the author of Making the Mathematics Curriculum Count, about improving mathematical literacy, or numeracy, at the middle and high school levels. 10/30/07, 7:28
    • Instructional Coaches: Lessons From the Field
      By distributing instructional leadership, principals can improve teaching and learning--and their own effectiveness.
      By Kathleen Topolka Jorissen, Pam Salazar, Heath Morrison, and Lenoar Foster
    • Leading for Differentiation
      Differentiation of instruction is a proven strategy for enhancing student achievement. Rick Wormeli, an accomplished teacher, internationally sought after consultant, and prolific author on the topic of middle level education, discusses this topic.
    • Instructional Leader
      Learning From Looking at Student Work
      By Daniel Baron
    • Robert Marzano on Supporting Instruction
      Renowned education researcher and author Robert Marzano shares his thoughts on how principals can best support classroom instruction and discusses the phases in a process for systematically improving teaching and learning schoolwide. 11/26/07, 17:34.