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ERIC Number: ED404540
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 40
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Outstanding Practices, 1995. Effective Strategies from "High Schools That Work" Sites in Raising the Achievement of Career-Bound High School Students.
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.
This booklet is the fifth in a series of profiles of "what works" at high schools in the High Schools that Work program. It contains 40 outstanding practices descriptions aligned with the key practices of the High Schools that Work program. The profiles contain a short description of the strategies and contact information. Representative topics are as follows: technology linking school and home in helping students meet higher expectations; using a team approach to establish higher standards; manufacturing and construction technology teacher operating classroom like a business; strengthening ties between education and business; connecting communication skills to the real world through papers, projects, and portfolios; helping all students succeed in a first-year algebra course; designing and implementing an engineering academy that follows the High Schools that Work guidelines; developing new lesson plans and projects based on teachers in industry program, using flexible block scheduling, using reading to learn strategies in the guidance and student services program, and students getting extra help during in-school flextime. (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: DeWitt Wallace/Reader's Digest Fund, Pleasantville, NY.
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.