Points of Practice

We are eager to share our experience and what we've learned as we work to increase teacher effectiveness in urban schools. That's why we've launched Points of Practice, bringing together varied voices to address pressing education concerns. Please take a look and sign up to get new issues!

Teach Your Children (well)

Here's something to rally around: excellent early education opportunities for all.

Teaching Matters' Tools for Teachers

Teaching Matters is giving teachers tools to cope with Common Core challenges. One of our offerings is a comprehensive guide to assessment when adopting a new curriculum.

Principals on the Front Lines
This Huffington Post commentary, co-authored by Lynette Guastaferro and Professor Pedro Noguera, addresses some of the Common Core era challenges principals face, what they can do, and how they can be supported.
Reading, Writing, and Rubrics
Well-designed and implemented assessments are feedback tools for teachers that can help them grow in their ability to properly evaluate and address student work. Getting it right is a critical component of responding effectively to the Common Core. Here's an article in Learning Forward's Journal of Staff development by members of our staff.
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A better learning experience delivered through the most effective teaching possible can spell success. Every dollar you give helps us develop and implement our school-based teacher effectiveness programs.

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Our focus for the past seven years has been measurably and sustainably increasing teacher effectiveness.

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