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Noble Effort: College Prep + Community on Chicago’s South Side

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Here are 10 features we appreciate about Gary Comer College Prep, part of the Noble Network of Charter Schools that operates 17 high schools serving over 11,000 students from more than 70 Chicago communities.

5 Low Tech Ways to Hone Inquiry and Questioning Skills

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By: Brian Cleary. Inquiry and asking the right questions is a crucial 21st-century skill that touches all subjects. Here are 5 great lesson plans, requiring little to no technology, that can help students develop inquiry skills.

Implementing Restorative Practices In The Classroom

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History shows that suspension and expulsion of students does more harm than good, so my school has chosen to implement a new form of school discipline called Restorative Practices. Here are my observations on this approach so far.

What Happens When Principals and District Administrators Sit in the Student’s Chair?

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By: Heera Kang. In this experiment, EdLeaders were exposed to two types of math lessons: one solid, traditional lesson, and one that exemplified innovative techniques not centered around memorizing. The results may change the way we teach math.

Getting Smart Podcast | A Successful Quest For An Early College Solution

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The principal and students of Quest Early College High School discuss how the Early College system works, the differences between attending Quest versus attending traditional high school and what they love about their early college school.

7 Critical Components to Empower Student Success

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By: Lori Vandeborne & Steve Vanderhoff. Here are the 7 Critical Components to Empowering Success we implement at Rushmore Academy to ensure we remove any and all barriers to learning for our at-risk student population.

Student 3D Printing That Helps Make A Difference

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By: Joy Schwartz. Students thrive when asked to solve real problems that have the power to make a difference, as demonstrated by my high school students while designing and building a working prosthetic arm to donate to a local seven-year-old girl.

11 Essentials For Maximum Impact on Student College Prep Success

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AVID is an academic support program that helps typically underrepresented students succeed in challenging college prep courses and prepare for college by focusing on successfully implementing 11 "essentials" identified for maximum impact.

Equipping Students to Lead In Our Rapidly Changing World

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By: Vippen Thekk. We are living in a world where change has become the only constant, so let's help today's students master the essential skills of empathy, teamwork and leadership to solve problems they care deeply about and become changeagents.

Listening is a 21st-Century Skill

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By: Scott Petri. Many students are poor listeners simply because no one has shown them how, so here are some resources to help embed teaching this 21st-Century skill throughout curriculum.

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