Tag: mindset

From Watering Down to Challenging: Breaking Down the Wall, One Essential Shift at a Time

DAN ALPERT: In Breaking Down the Wall, you underscore the problem of tracking English learners into lower-level courses in which “they experience a curriculum that remediates, rather than accelerates.” What are the most effective ways to combat this tendency at both the school and classroom levels? TONYA WARD SINGER: It begins with mindsets. Beliefs shape program design, and beliefs shape...
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