Michael D. Toth

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"Changing our classrooms to reflect the world of today and tomorrow certainly requires an investment of effort. But once students become engaged in real-world complex tasks and are eager to reach learning goals for themselves and their teams, it will pay off for the rest of our teaching careers."

- Michael D. Toth

Michael D. Toth is founder and Chief Executive Officer and Chief Learning Officer of Learning Sciences International. He is the award-winning author of Who Moved My Standards? Joyful Teaching in an Age of Change. 

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Michael D. Toth

Michael D. Toth is founder and Chief Executive Officer and Chief Learning Officer of Learning Sciences International. Formerly the president of the National Center for the Profession of Teaching, a university faculty member, and director of research and development grants, Toth transformed his university research and development team into a company that is focused on leadership, teacher professional growth and instructional effectiveness correlated to student achievement gains.

Toth is actively involved in research and development, gives public presentations, and advises education leaders on issues of leadership and teacher effectiveness, school improvement, and professional development systems. He is the award-winning author of Who Moved My Standards? Joyful Teaching in an Age of Change and co-author of Teacher Evaluation That Makes a Difference: A New Model for Teacher Growth and Student Achievement with Robert J. Marzano, and the Essentials for Standards-Driven Classrooms: A Practical Instructional Model for Every Student to Achieve Rigor with Robert J. Marzano and Carla Moore.


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Dec 1 – 5: Learning Forward 2018 Annual Conference

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  1. School Leadership for Results

    Shifting the Focus of Leader Evaluation

    Beverly G. Carbaugh, Robert J. Marzano, Michael D. Toth

    Paperback | 03/15/15

    $29.95
    Transform evaluation into a model that improves school leaders' performance, aligns their vision, mission, and goals, and connects goals with impactful practices. Learn More
  2. SOAR Quick Reference Guide

    Michael D. Toth

    Quick reference guide | 05/07/16

    $4.95

    Based on Michael D. Toth’s book, Who Moved My Standards? Joyful Teaching in an Age of Change, this guide gives teachers easy access to the SOAR Rubric with corresponding student evidences, empowering them to shift to real-world applied classrooms.

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  3. SOAR School-Year Theme Kit

    Michael D. Toth

    Multi-pack

    $194.95

    Boost morale and guide important conversations with messages that inspire everyone to soar! The SOAR Kit includes two copies of a touching parable about equipping students for the challenges they’ll face in college and the global workplace. 

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  4. Teacher Evaluation That Makes a Difference

    Robert J. Marzano, Michael D. Toth

    Paperback

    $28.95
    Learn a framework for the next generation of teacher evaluation: a model focused primarily on helping educators develop and improve their practice. Learn More
  5. The Essentials for Standards-Driven Classrooms

    A Practical Instructional Model for Every Student to Achieve Rigor

    Carla Moore, Michael D. Toth, Robert J. Marzano

    $19.95

    To reach true academic rigor, learners need high levels of both cognitive complexity and student autonomy. Moving them in this direction, however, requires teachers to become skilled at using research-based strategies to make the critical instructional shifts that deepen student learning. The Essentials for Achieving Rigor model of instruction and corresponding series of books were developed to help teachers provide that caliber of truly rigorous instruction.

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  6. Who Moved My Standards Pack

    Michael D. Toth

    Multi-pack | 01/02/17

    $19.90
    A handy collection of the book and matching quick reference guide by Michael D. Toth. Learn More
  7. Who Moved My Standards? Joyful Teaching in an Age of Change

    A SOAR-ing Tale

    Michael D. Toth

    Hardcover | 05/17/16

    $14.95
    Prepare educators to tackle rigorous standards with renewed confidence and enthusiasm. This book is a pathway to student-centered classrooms. Teaching becomes easier and much more enjoyable as students take responsibility for their own learning and the learning of their peers Learn More
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