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Showing Student Growth Without the Test: A Lesson from Memphis

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Robert struggles academically.  He often requires the concept to be explained in a one on one setting 3-4 times before truly getting it. And if we only assessed his value on […]

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If You Build It, They Will Come: How to Build a Successful Choir Program

By Anne Guess  Part 1: Educate the Children   Building a choir program from nothing is a daunting task.  I am always amazed at the   number of directors that leave floundering choir programs and play the blame game.  Directors will blame everyone from the “untalented” student body, their administration that has it “out to get them”, […]