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Using our PLC for Teacher Growth

By Guest Author | May 12, 2021

Written by Amber Clark, Principal Bea Underwood Elementary School, Parachute, Colorado We have the pleasure of working with Marzano Academies to increase our effectiveness and reliability as a high performing school as measured by the 16-School Level Indicators. We enjoy working with our school coach, as he consistently inspires us to think differently about schoolwide…

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How I Used Videos to Showcase Student Reflective Voice During Parent Conferences

By Guest Author | Mar 9, 2021

Written by Seth Abbott, middle school English Language Arts teacher at John E. Flynn a Marzano Academy in Westminster, Colorado It’s happened to me a thousand times. I sit down with a family at a parent/teacher conference and my student that always has something to say about everything suddenly goes quiet. Like a turtle withdrawing…

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Cumulative Review and Collective Responsibility

By Guest Author | Feb 25, 2021

Written by: Megan Delaney, Instructional Coach, Proviso East High School In Greek Mythology, Sisyphus was a king who outsmarted Death. As a result, Zeus punished him with the task of rolling a giant boulder up a hill. He would labor and sweat and push the boulder but with every foot of progress he made, the…

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