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The Ultimate Guide to Academic Rigor
Core Instruction
The Ultimate Guide to Academic Rigor 
9 of the Most Critical K-12 Pain Points and Strategies to Overcome Them
Core Instruction, Evaluation, Instructional Leadership, School Improvement, Technology, Virtual Learning and COVID
9 of the Most Critical K-12 Pain Points and Strategies to Overcome Them 
3 Summer School Best Practices to Re-Engage Reluctant Learners in a Post-Pandemic World
Core Instruction, School Improvement, Virtual Learning and COVID
3 Summer School Best Practices to Re-Engage Reluctant Learners in a Post-Pandemic World 
6 Steps for Accelerating Learning After the Pandemic
Core Instruction, Virtual Learning and COVID
6 Steps for Accelerating Learning After the Pandemic 
Envisioning Equity for Our New Normal Going Forward
Core Instruction
Envisioning Equity for Our New Normal Going Forward 
3 Ways Education Leaders Can Reduce Teacher Stress Using the Mirror-Window Effect
Core Instruction, Instructional Leadership, Virtual Learning and COVID
3 Ways Education Leaders Can Reduce Teacher Stress Using the Mirror-Window Effect 
Why Student Engagement is Important in a Post-COVID World – and 5 Strategies to Improve It
Core Instruction, Virtual Learning and COVID
Why Student Engagement is Important in a Post-COVID World – and 5 Strategies to Improve It 
What is an Equitable Learning Environment?
Core Instruction, Instructional Leadership
What is an Equitable Learning Environment? 
Strong Core Instruction: What it is and How it Can Address Inequity and Achievement Gaps
Core Instruction, Virtual Learning and COVID
Strong Core Instruction: What it is and How it Can Address Inequity and Achievement Gaps 
Emotional Self-Management: 8 Tips for Educators to Self-Regulate and Co-Regulate Emotions and Behaviors
Core Instruction
Emotional Self-Management: 8 Tips for Educators to Self-Regulate and Co-Regulate Emotions and Behaviors 
Student-Led Formative Assessment: Why Does it Work and How Can it Solve the Urgent Issues of the Hybrid Classroom?
Core Instruction, Technology, Virtual Learning and COVID
Student-Led Formative Assessment: Why Does it Work and How Can it Solve the Urgent Issues of the Hybrid Classroom? 
Why Tracking Student Progress Is Critical to Solving the Achievement Gap: 6 Questions for District Leaders
Core Instruction
Why Tracking Student Progress Is Critical to Solving the Achievement Gap: 6 Questions for District Leaders 
How to Plan for 3 Types of Interaction in the Hybrid Classroom
Core Instruction, Technology, Virtual Learning and COVID
How to Plan for 3 Types of Interaction in the Hybrid Classroom 
Self-Care Within Education: 9 Science-Backed Tips for Thriving During and After Trauma
Core Instruction, Virtual Learning and COVID
Self-Care Within Education: 9 Science-Backed Tips for Thriving During and After Trauma 
Effective virtual instruction using the 4Rs: Strategies to improve RELATIONSHIPS, classroom ROUTINES and procedures, student ROLES, and academic RIGOR
Core Instruction, Virtual Learning and COVID
Effective virtual instruction using the 4Rs: Strategies to improve RELATIONSHIPS, classroom ROUTINES and procedures, student ROLES, and academic RIGOR 
What You Don’t Know About Academic Interventions May Be Hurting Your Students: 7 Instructional Strategies for Accelerating Student Learning
Core Instruction
What You Don’t Know About Academic Interventions May Be Hurting Your Students: 7 Instructional Strategies for Accelerating Student Learning 
3 Strategies to Leverage Formative Assessment Techniques in Any Learning Environment: In-person, Virtual, and Hybrid Classrooms
Core Instruction, Technology, Virtual Learning and COVID
3 Strategies to Leverage Formative Assessment Techniques in Any Learning Environment: In-person, Virtual, and Hybrid Classrooms 
Address Learning Loss: Classroom Formative Assessment Tools Aid in Remote Learning
Core Instruction, Virtual Learning and COVID
Address Learning Loss: Classroom Formative Assessment Tools Aid in Remote Learning 
Strengthening Instructional Leadership: 6 strategies to promote a culture of continuous improvement, close COVID gaps, and increase principal retention
Core Instruction, Instructional Leadership, School Improvement, Virtual Learning and COVID
Strengthening Instructional Leadership: 6 strategies to promote a culture of continuous improvement, close COVID gaps, and increase principal retention 
How to Use Virtual Classroom Walkthrough Tools: 7 Best Practices for K-12 School and District Leaders
Core Instruction, Instructional Leadership, School Improvement, Technology, Virtual Learning and COVID
How to Use Virtual Classroom Walkthrough Tools: 7 Best Practices for K-12 School and District Leaders 
Can the Brain Teach and Learn Curriculum During a Pandemic?
Core Instruction, Virtual Learning and COVID
Can the Brain Teach and Learn Curriculum During a Pandemic? 
Achievement Gaps and the Lost COVID-19 Generation
Core Instruction, Virtual Learning and COVID
Achievement Gaps and the Lost COVID-19 Generation 
Ready, Set, Grow: The Benefits of Student Readiness at Morris Elementary School, Des Moines, IA
Core Instruction, School Improvement
Ready, Set, Grow: The Benefits of Student Readiness at Morris Elementary School, Des Moines, IA 
Think “Rigor” is a Boring Topic for PD? That’s About to Change
Core Instruction
Think “Rigor” is a Boring Topic for PD? That’s About to Change