Packed with strategies for lesson planning and delivery, this research-based book shows how implementing EDI can improve instruction and raise achievement in diverse classrooms.
Chapter 1: Students Say, “I Can Do it!”
Students Say, “I Can Do it!”
The Day I Saw the Breakthrough in Classroom Instruction
A few years ago, a principal and I (John) were making classroom observations. We were providing feedback and coaching to teachers and measuring implementation of training I had provided in effective lesson design and lesson delivery. By the end of the day, I knew I had the solution for increasing student learning for all students.
I held my jacket collar tightly as the middle school principal held the door open against a chilling wind. Two quick steps and I was glad to be inside the warm, portable bungalow. I looked around to see students stuffed like sardines sitting shoulder to shoulder at cafeteria tables that served as ...