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Redesign classroom instruction to transform learning for both students and teachers! Breakthrough presents a revolutionary new approach to educational reform, breaking away from the conventional paradigm to help educators create powerful, focused instruction that raises and sustains performance levels in the classroom. Based on three core components--personalization, preci ...more
Paperback, 109 pages
Published April 5th 2006 by Corwin Press
(first published 2006)
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It would be wonderful to think that everyone who read this book immediately shared it with 4-5 colleagues and then set about planning how to bring this ideal to reality. The cynic in me says it won't happen any time soon, but the optimist in me says the Breakthrough may be nearer than I think. Definately a model of education worthy of consideration.
This is a book that I have been reading for a book study at my school. I think the authors have fantastic ideas and theories for school reform, but they stop at that - theories. They fail to provide specific strategies and concrete examples of how to put these breakthrough reforms into practice.