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Bob Balfanz  // Posts tagged as "Bob Balfanz"

LAST CHANCE to plan for your CSI Secondary School with our NIC. Sign up for a Webinar 6/6

LAST CHANCE to plan for your CSI Secondary School with our NIC. Sign up for a Webinar 6/6

Talent Development Secondary (TDS) is one of the nation’s premiere and evidence-validated school improvement frameworks for our most challenged schools. Join us for a webinar on Thursday, June 6 at 3:30 p.m. EST to find out if our support may prove a good fit with your CSI secondary school(s). Dr. Robert Balfanz, Sr. Researcher at Johns Hopkins University’s […]

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You spoke, and we listened: Updated NIC open for applications now!

You spoke, and we listened: Updated NIC open for applications now!

We are back from the annual AASA conference where we got valuable district feedback on our Networked Improvement Community (NIC). You spoke, and we listened. Here’s what’s new: It’s asset-based: It builds on what is already in place at targeted schools, focusing on just the evidence-based practices that you need to move your school forward It’s flexible: […]

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Social and Emotional Learning Webinar – Feb. 22 at 1:30pm EST

Social and Emotional Learning Webinar – Feb. 22 at 1:30pm EST

Join Dr. Robert Balfanz, Ph.D. and Johann Liljengren for an informative look at Tools & Strategies to Support Social and Emotional Learning. Dr. Balfanz will provide an in-depth examination of Social and Emotional Learning. Dr. Balfanz, aided by Johann Liljengren, will also examine how the tools and supports embedded in Mastering the Middle Grades and Freshman Seminar help […]

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MMG/FS Webinar

MMG/FS Webinar

Join Dr. Robert Balfanz, Ph.D. and Johann Liljengren for an informative look at Tools & Strategies to Support Social and Emotional Learning. Dr. Balfanz will provide an in-depth examination of Social and Emotional Learning. Aided by Johann Liljengren, they will also examine how the tools and supports embedded in Mastering the Middle Grades and Freshman Seminar help students […]

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Talent Development Secondary school, Clinton Middle School in Los Angeles succeeds with our umbrella partnership Diplomas Now.

Talent Development Secondary school, Clinton Middle School in Los Angeles succeeds with our umbrella partnership Diplomas Now.

At Clinton Middle School, a Diplomas Now turnaround from ‘insane asylum’ to ‘warm and supportive’ March 21, 2016 Mark Keierleber, LA School Report When Andrea Schwartz first visited LA’s Clinton Middle School, the sight reminded her of “an insane asylum.” Paper airplanes and pencils dangled from the ceiling, and the hallways were stark white save for a […]

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TDS Partner School, Burbank High School in San Antonio, TX is making great strides with “The ‘Diplomas Now’ Way”

TDS Partner School, Burbank High School in San Antonio, TX is making great strides with “The ‘Diplomas Now’ Way”

The ‘Diplomas Now’ Way: Better Identify At-Risk Kids, Do Whatever It Takes to Get Them to Graduation Day March 16, 2016 By Mark Keierleber, The Seventy Four Researcher Robert Balfanz says by ninth grade, he can identify 75% of the kids who will drop out from high school. That’s when a team of nonprofits rushes […]

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