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The seven strategies of highly skilled readers include activating, summarizing, monitoring and clarifying, visualizing and organizing, searching and selecting, questioning, and inferring.
Here are five books that will add some fun, practicality, data-driven findings, digital thinking, and connectivity to your PD reading this summer.
Career and Technical Education
High Tech High School's four academies provide students with a range of vocational majors, connecting them with real-world contexts and teaching 21st-century skills.
Engage history students with the challenge of creating and producing their own radio program to share their knowledge and ideas with a wide audience.
For any project within a vocational major, High Tech High encourages teachers and students to include relevant content from other subject areas to enhance real-world connections.
In an ungraded weekly seminar throughout their freshman year, incoming students at High Tech High School learn about each other, themselves, and their academic community.
Launched in 2010 by a trio of bold thinkers from MIT, NuVu Studio is a secondary school that boasts recent student projects focused on everything from futuristic fashion to biotechnology.
Resilience and Grit
Over 100 years ago, the great African American educator Booker T. Washington spoke about resilience: I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles overcome while trying to...
Through a mentoring program that includes empathy, drumming, and myths, young African American men identify and refine the raw materials of their humanity and potential.