Category: Books & book chapters

Collaborative Inquiry to expand student success in New York City schools (Harvard Education Press, 2014)

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Developing school capacity to continuously improve student achievement is essential to the success of New York City’s strategy to empower schools and hold them accountable for results.  The Inquiry initiative is the New York City Department of Education (DOE’s) approach to developing this capacity.  Its goal is to develop school administrators’ and teachers’ skills in …

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Strategic Inquiry: Starting Small for Big Results in Education (Harvard Education Press, 2013)

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Strategic Inquiry is an innovative model for promoting teacher collaboration around identifying specific “learning gaps” that keep struggling students from succeeding. Gaps may include anything from the proper use of commas and conjunctions to concepts such as “slope” in math. The authors argue that addressing these critical learning gaps can lead to big changes in …

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Children First Intensive Inquiry Team Handbook (NYC DOE, July 2008)

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The purpose of this handbook is to introduce members of Inquiry Teams, or anyone interested in understanding New York City’s Inquiry Teams, to the basic concepts and processes related to this work. It describes the thinking behind the choice to implement Inquiry Teams as a key element of New York City’s strategy for school improvement, …

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