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Teachers Make The Difference:

Quality Instruction with Best Practices


The evidence is overwhelming!

Quality counts.

In fact, the quality of the teacher appears to be the critical factor in the success or failure of students. With the data confirmed, the mandate is clear! We must invest in the on-going professional development of our teachers.

Thus, teacher quality is on the educational agenda as never before. Teachers Make the Difference is designed to address a teaching repertoire of nine "best practices".

Offerings range from curriculum and instruction (cooperative learning, multiple intelligences, higher order thinking, metacognition, differentiated learning) to curriculum (Integrated curriculum, standards of learning) to assessment (traditional, portfolio, performance).