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Author: Eva S Moskowitz; Arin Lavinia
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, 2012.
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"Strategies for making the schools we need that work for all kidsEva Moskowitz (the founder and CEO of the Success Charter Network in Harlem) and Arin Lavinia offer practical, classroom-tested ideas for dramatically improving teaching and learning. Moskowitz and Lavinia reveal how a charter school in the middle of Harlem, enrolling neighborhood children selected at random, emerged as one of the top schools in New  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Moskowitz, Eva S.
Mission possible.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, 2012
(DLC) 2012010374
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eva S Moskowitz; Arin Lavinia
ISBN: 9781118239629 1118239628 9781118226322 1118226321 9781118264225 1118264223 1118167287 9781118167281
OCLC Number: 784126055
Notes: Machine generated contents note: IntroductionChapter 1 WHY? What's Wrong with American Schools?Chapter 2 HOW? Making School a Magical PlaceChapter 3 WHO? It's All About the AdultsChapter 4 FAST: Putting Adults and Children on the Fast TrackChapter 5 RIGOR: Raising the Bar for EverybodyChapter 6 READING: The Starting Point for All ElseChapter 7 WRITING: Putting Ideas into the World with EleganceChapter 8 CALL TO ACTION: How to Make Every School a Success AcademyEndnotesAcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorsIndex.
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Contents: List of Video Clips vii Introduction 1 1 WHY? What s Wrong with American Schools? 7 2 HOW? Making School a Magical Place 19 3 WHO? It s All About the Adults 37 4 FAST: Putting Adults and Children on the Fast Track 61 5 RIGOR: Raising the Bar for Everybody 77 6 READING: The Starting Point for All Else 95 7 WRITING: Putting Ideas into the World with Elegance 123 8 CALL TO ACTION: How to Make Every School a Success Academy 143 Endnotes 149 Acknowledgments 155 About the Authors 157 Index 159
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