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Category: A Dangerous Thing

Anything that is dangerous to the status quo.

Changing the Odds: What Matters Most for Student Achievement

This report examines thousands of studies of education and calls out those practices that demonstrate the largest effects on student achievement. It goes beyond identifying “what works” to identify what matters most—those influences and approaches that stand clearly above the rest—and distills these influences into five “high-leverage,” “high payoff” areas for improving students’ chances for life success. via Changing the Odds: What Matters Most for Student Achievement.

Caine’s Arcade – YouTube

Used this video at the Emerging Leaders’ Summit today. Every time I see it, I get emotional about the following: ‘E is for everybody’. Every child, regardless of whether they grow up in East L.A. or Te Atatu, deserves to have their talents nurtured and embraced. This kid is covering curriculum objectives that a lot of countries haven’t even thought of yet. It took one person to make a difference in this kid’s life. Teachers are incredibly privileged to be able to do this every day. EVERY day. When was… Read more Caine’s Arcade – YouTube