When Math Goes Right - Musings of a Professional Development Specialist (Intensification vs. Remediation - Spring 2017)

March 14, 2017

Experience in the Classroom

On my first day of instruction in my first year of teaching, I rolled out the sparkling, standards-aligned, backward-planned lesson that I had agonized over for weeks to my Algebra 1 students in Ewa Beach, Hawaii. ...

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Intensification – What Educators Should Know… (Intensification vs. Remediation - Spring 2017)

March 02, 2017

“When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.”-Alexander Den Heijer

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Reclaiming Lost Ground: Intensification vs. Remediation for Underprepared Algebra Students

February 28, 2017

 

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Four Ways to Strengthen the Impact of District Social and Emotional Learning Initiatives

October 05, 2016

Failure to succeed academically is often not about deficiencies in students’ content knowledge or their ability to learn. Explicitly addressing educator and student beliefs, and their resulting actions in academic settings, are key to better...

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What’s New With Agile Mind this Summer '16?

June 17, 2016

As the summer kicks off, we work alongside our district partners to prepare for next year. During the late spring and early summer, we release yearly enhancements to our programs, conduct professional development for teachers and leaders who will...

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Intensification: When Math Goes Right - Musings of a Professional Development Specialist

April 21, 2016

Experience in the Classroom

On my first day of instruction in my first year of teaching, I rolled out the sparkling, standards-aligned, backward-planned lesson that I had agonized over for weeks to my Algebra 1 students in Ewa Beach, Hawaii. ...

…Continue Reading »

Intensification – What Educators Should Know…

April 05, 2016

“When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.”-Alexander Den Heijer

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Academic Youth Development Accomplishes Social and Emotional Learning Goals

March 25, 2016

In creating the Academic Youth Development (AYD) program, the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin, leading psychologists, and Agile Mind have worked to create experiences, specifically for secondary students and teachers,...

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New Partnership - Continued Progress for Social Emotional Learning

January 21, 2016

Today, we are excited to announce a new relationship with the Jefferson Education Accelerator (JEA). 

For more than a decade, Agile Mind has been dedicated to making a difference, every day, in the lives of the educators and students we serve. We...

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Will 85% of Your 9th Grade Students Pass Algebra This Year?

October 15, 2015

Congratulations to our partner, District of Columbia Public Schools, for the 18% increase in the number of students advancing to tenth grade. This achievement was recently featured in US News and World Report, and we are honored that our partnership...

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