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Build every student’s ability and opportunity to achieve! We’ve all heard the stories of extraordinary teachers that reach struggling students and set them on a new path. Now in its third edition, this powerful book features timely new content from innovative schools and teachers, showing how to raise student achievement by upholding high expectations, while teaching with cultural responsiveness. The authors are guided by one fundamental principle: Every child has a birthright to an equitable education, one that prepares him or her for 21st century career and college readiness. This guide illuminates how to  • Lead all students to deeper learning, grounded in critical thinking, creative problem solving, communication, collaboration–and the “5th C,” cultural awareness  • Support the latest standards for college and career readiness and English Language Proficiency/Development  • Incorporate technology into teaching and learning in innovative ways, adaptable to varying resource levels.  • Use today’s current brain research to help students’ reach their full cognitive potential  • Implement lesson plans designed for elementary, middle, and secondary levels that support individualized, project-based learning, developed through a lens of cultural responsiveness Turn to the resource that has helped thousands of educators teach successfully in today’s diverse K-12 classrooms, and discover new strategies that will empower you and your students. “The authors are passionate advocates for all learners and the latest edition of this book provides a thoughtful, practical, and engaging exploration of how to ensure every learner’s experience is one that thrives on the 5Cs and makes 21st century learning come alive.” Tatyana Warrick, Communications Manager, P21, The Partnership for 21st Century Learning

The No-Frills Pathway to Deeper Learning
The No-Frills Pathway to Deeper Learning

Karen looked at the path leading to the school’s front door. The cement was cracked and the grass on either side was uncut and littered with empty plastic water bottles, gum wrappers, and a soda can. Ahead, the faded gray metal door, edged with rust, blocked her way into the school.

Today was Karen’s first day at Juarez School as a teacher. She had spent the summer after her graduation planning for this day. Her bag, loaded with books, her new laptop, and her letter to the principal, hung heavily from her shoulder. What a day this was going to be! A day she had dreamed about in every college class. She was going ...

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