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Mentoring Memo
Do not miss the April Mentoring Memo if you want suggestions about the bests ways to support new teachers this month; you will also find three powerful tools you can use to facilitate discussions and help novice teachers stay focused on engaging students in rigorous and relevant learning experiences.  

Making the Standards Come Alive!
The most recent issue of Making the Standard’s Come Alive! titled “Becoming More Mindful” is now available. Be sure to read the whys and hows of becoming more mindful that Heather explains in this issue.

 Just for the ASKing!
The most recent issue of Just for the ASKing! (JFTA!) titled “If I Could Do It Over Again,” is now available. 



Professional Practices for the 21st Century Leader
The latest issue of Professional Practices titled “Making Rigor a Reality” is now available. In this issue Marcia makes a strong case for ensuring that all staff members share a common language and concept system around the who, what, when, where, and why of rigor as an essential component of achieving equity for all students. She includes lots of practical tips and suggestions you can implement tomorrow to support staff in their efforts to make rigor for all a reality!

Online Tools and Templates
Don’t miss all our absolutely free online tools and templates designed to support your use of seven of our best selling books!



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