The article offers an overview of recommendations for closing Connecticut’s chronic achievement gap problem. Based on my extensive experience both training educators and consulting in schools, I provide a template for improving school climate, staff development, and instructional options to complement all students.
Applying my Ecological Model system will produce long – term improvement in student achievement, particularly in urban communities. Using this proactive approach empowers teachers’ instructional competence and behavior management ability, Dozens of educators are implementing this model in a variety of schools with excellent results.
My new classroom management book for secondary educators is a valuable resource to promote school reform.