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Data driven professional learning: Making it visible and quantifiable

Duncan Young November 7th, 2014

On Wednesday, I outlined three of four steps to creating a results-driven professional learning strategy in your school or district.

To review:

Step 1...

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Data driven professional learning: Four steps to a results-driven strategy

Duncan Young November 5th, 2014

Margaret Cho once said, “The power of visibility can never be underestimated.”

If the goal of professional learning is to have a powerful positive impact on student...

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School principals feel the squeeze

Duncan Young February 11th, 2014

Sue Szachowicz, former principal of Brockton HS, is one of the most well-respected and well-known instructional leaders in the country. At Brockton, she and her team...

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To centralize or not to centralize? That is the question.

Duncan Young November 15th, 2013

One of the interesting trends occurring in education right now is the decentralization of decision-making.

What's the difference between Otolaryngology and Education?

Duncan Young July 21st, 2013

Otolaryngology is easily my favorite medical discipline. Or at least my favorite one to say. You non-medical geeks out there might know otolaryngology by its more common...

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CCSS implementation outlook from CGCS

Duncan Young May 31st, 2013

The Council of Great City Schools has released an excellent report entitled "Implementing the Common Core State Standards in Urban Public Schools."  This survey of 36...

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