Tag Archives: Achievement Gap

Como Park Elementary’s Elements of Success: 90-90-90 Goal, and Keeping Students at the Center with Equity Work

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.”  ~ Michelangelo Buonarroti The 90-90-90 goal, based on Doug Reeves’ (2003) … Continue reading

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Seeing Students’ Strengths & Supporting Success

How many of us have struggled with starting and/or completing a project because we question whether we have the “smarts” and strengths to do it? I know I have. I wasn’t a great math student all the way through school. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Closing the Achievement Gap

In a blog post written last month, “Addressing Student Achievement Gaps in Sub Cells” by Nichole Laven, it was clear the process for determining what is needed for our students by implementing standards. However, it is my experience that standards alone … Continue reading

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Addressing Student Achievement Gaps In Sub Cells

Rigor and student engagement are two key components of education that continue to be identified as significant factors in addressing the achievement gap. Dr. Robert Marzano, executive director of the Learning Science Marzano Center for Teacher and Leader Evaluation, shares … Continue reading

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