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RELEVANT READING

LINKS

  • The Battle of City Springs (video)
    "The Battle of City Springs" is a video that documents a one-year period during which the school struggled to implement the research-based Direct Instruction curriculum in an effort to improve students' academic performance and behavior. To order the video, contact BCP. The cost is $15.00 and includes an Epilogue, as well as shipping and handling.
  • Core Knowledge Foundation
    http://www.coreknowledge.org/ Provides overview of Core Knowledge, resources, etc.
  • Effective School Practices Journal (Winter 1995-96)
    http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~adiep/ft/151toc.htm
    Describes Project Follow Through and the success of Direct Instruction.
  • Maryland General Assembly
    http://mlis.state.md.us/
  • The Maryland Teachers' Guide - Presented by Baltimore's Child
    www.MarylandTeachersGuide.com
  • Maryland Public Charter School Act of 2003
    http://mlis.state.md.us/2003rs/billfile/SB0075.htm
  • National Center to Improve the Tools of Educators
    http://idea.uoregon.edu/~ncite/
    P rovides teachers with information about research-based practices and strategies for the classroom.
  • National Institute for Direct Instruction
    http://www.nifdi.org
    The National Institute for Direct Instruction (NIFDI) is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing school districts with a solid training program and approach for the implementation of DI in districts, schools and classrooms.
  • Preventing Reading Difficulties Web Site
    http://stills.nap.edu/html/sor/sor-4.htm
    This is an interesting web site with information about preventing reading difficulties in young children, on-line resources, research citations, and a lot of other information helpful to teachers and parents alike.

COMMUNITY SCHOOLS RESOURCES

 

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