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Focus : Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Studen T Learning 2014

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Bestselling author Mike Schmoker describes a plan for radically improving student learning that is built on three core elements: a focused and coherent curriculum; clear, prioritized lessons; and purposeful reading and writing.show more

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  • Paperback | 237 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 294.83g
  • Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
  • United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 1416611304
  • 9781416611301
  • 308,138

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Bestselling author Mike Schmoker describes a plan for radically improving student learning that is built on three core elements: a focused and coherent curriculum (what we teach); clear, prioritized lessons (how we teach); and purposeful reading and writing, or authentic literacy. With this "less is more" philosophy, educators can help students learn content at a deeper level, develop greater critical thinking skills, and discover more clearly how content-area concepts affect their lives and the world around them. Both a call to action and a blueprint for creating more effective classrooms, Focus: Elevating the Essentials for Radically Improved Student Learning will challenge your assumptions about schooling and show how educators who have embraced this approach quickly achieved spectacular results.show more

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