- Review the challenges of best practice at the high school level.
- Examine a variety of practices and techniques that work.
- Learn how to develop a framework for success.
Lesson 1: The challenges of best practice at the high school level
Lesson 1 will look at the obstacles faced when implementing best practices at the high school level. Many know what works, but putting that into practice is not always as easy as it seems.
Lesson 2: Rigorous curriculum and expectations
The focus of lesson 2 will be on ensuring rigor and high expectations for students. You will also look at how responsibility can be shared between students and teachers.
Lesson 3: Innovative programs and practices
Lesson 3 delves into some innovative programs and practices that work. You will look at how you can take creative ideas and test them in your own school.
Lesson 4: Transparent and evidence-based decision making
In lesson 4 you will exam the importance of trust and transparency between all stakeholders. You will also focus on the evidence you can, and should, use when making important decisions.
Lesson 5: Strategic targeting of resources
Lesson 5 brings the focus to resources you may need and how to ensure synergy and coherence.
Lesson 6: Working the framework
In this final lesson you will examine how to work with your framework. You will examine best practice elements and goal setting.