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5 questions PLCs should ask to promote equity

By Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey and John Almarode | October 1, 2019

Five discussion questions make equity front and center in learning communities.

Close and Critical Reading

By Nancy Frey and Douglas Fisher | April 7, 2015

“Close reading” refers to a level of understanding that students of any age can achieve with the right kind of instruction. In this webinar, authors Nancy Frey and Doug Fisher share an overview of a research-based instructional plan that teachers, schools, and districts can use to stretch students’ capacity to read and comprehend text. Sharing strategies […]

Lessons scooped from the melting pot

By Nancy Frey | October 1, 2010

Consider the challenges facing one district: 27,000 students in 44 elementary schools in a southern California border district. Most students—72% are classified as English language learners as measured by the California
English Language Development Test (CELDT). Although 65% of the students are Hispanic/Latino and speak Spanish as a first language, 16% are Asian/Pacific Islander and speak Tagalog, Japanese, or Korean as a home language.