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"We have never seen a school that achieved anything significant for students without a good leader." 
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"Of all the things that are important to having good schools, nothing is as important as the teacher and what the person knows, believes, and can do."   -- Jon Saphier

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High Expectations Teaching: How We Persuade Students to Believe and Act on “Smart Is Something You Can Get”

For all the talk around “mindsets,” how do we convince our underperforming students that “smart is something you can get”? In drill-down detail, Saphier provides an instructional playbook for increasing student confidence and agency every day. Powerful instructional strategies are illustrated through examples, scripts, routines, and dozens of videos.More Information

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