Schools That Work
Pairing little kids with big ones to read together builds more than literacy skills; it fosters relationships that benefit everyone involved.
By acting out their own stories, young children develop a deeper understanding of character, setting, and language.
Even the youngest students can collaborate productively to push each other’s learning through a protocol that introduces peer feedback.
Research shows that students can benefit cognitively, socially, and academically from instruction in two languages.
When students have a chance to explore math in new ways, they develop better conceptual understanding.
Finding the resources to hire instructional coaches can be tough, but they can play an essential role in spreading great practices throughout a school.