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  • Tomball, Texas, program pushes students to have “Great Expectations.” -

    Oakcrest Intermediate sixth-grade science teacher Vivian Rogers, left, and students Noel Mayo, Eric Orozco, Jose' Juarez and Cesar Martinez lead the daily Great Expectations assembly for their classmates. The Tomball Independent School District has launched a pilot program in two of the district's newest schools that is aimed at building character development of students and promoting academic excellence in the classroom. The program, known as Great Expectations, employs basic tenets, life princ...

  • What do secondary teachers say about Great Expectations? (video) -

  • Mutual Respect Leads to Academic Excellence at Oklahoma Elementary School -

    Methodology helps Lincoln Elementary School staff and students meet high expectations Natalie Griffin of Ardmore, Oklahoma took some time off to stay at home to raise her family. The summer before she returned to teaching full time, her principal asked her to attend a Great Expectations workshop to help her transition back into the classroom and approach teaching in a new way. “When I first started teaching, it was very structured with little flexibility,” said Natalie.

  • GE Model School Receives Oklahoma State Academic Award -

    "Great Expectations has been an integral part of Holmes Park Elementary, since its inception in 2011.  They have been our steadfast partner in excellence.  Upon implementation, we have found GE to be a valuable resource and enhancement to the curriculum.

  • “College and career readiness” is more than a slogan -

    By Connie Beson-Steger on February 11th, 2016 as published originally on SmartBlog on Education this month is exploring 21st-century teaching and learning. Join us for original content in which experts explore the trends and highlight best practices that can help prepare students for their future worlds of work and living. For many students, preparing for college and career readiness requires a shift in attitude concerning both academic skills and interpersonal skills.

  • Bay City Central High School works with Harvard University to improve curriculum -

    By Lindsay Knake on   BAY CITY, MI — Bay City Central High School and Harvard University are not two schools one usually uses in the same sentence, says the high school's principal.   But this year, 15 Central High School teachers and administrators are working with the Cambridge, Mass. university staff to improve their curriculum, said Principal Tim Marciniak.

  • SPS moving forward with plans for 2017 bond -

    by Stillwater News Press The Long Range Facilities Committee for Stillwater Public Schools is in the fact gathering stage of improvements to be made at each school site throughout the district. In preparation for the upcoming bond in February 2017, the committee laid out their timeline for the SPS Board of Education at Tuesday’s regularly scheduled meeting. The committee has met with administrators at each school to determine needs, and is now holding Stakeholders meetings for the community memb...

  • Centennial Elementary named Great Expectations ‘Model School’ -

    by The Edmond Sun     Back row, left to right, Edmond School Board Vice-President Jamie Underwood, Centennial Assistant Principal Michele Bardrick, Superintendent Bret Towne and Associate Superintendent Ruthie Riggs.  (Front row left to right)  School Board President Kathleen Duncan, School Board Member Lee Ann Kuhlman, Centennial Principal Jessele Miller and Great Expectations Coach Betty Flurry. Centennial Elementary School in Edmond has been named a Great Expectations...

  • Edmond's Centennial Elementary named model school -

    by NewsOK  EDMOND — Centennial Elementary School has been named a Great Expectations Model School, becoming the seventh Edmond school to achieve the designation. The Great Expectations teaching and training model is guided by six basic principles and 17 classroom practices that allow students to become self-directed learners, productive citizens, critical thinkers and contributors in the classroom as well as in society, according to a news release. “The Centennial faculty, staff, administra...

  • Congressman visits GE Model School -

    Mullin fields questions from local students by Kristy Sturgill of The Claremore Progress Daily Congressman Markwayne Mullin visited Catalayah Elementary and Claremore High School Monday morning. He toured the campuses, spoke with students and answered questions. Mullin watched the Rise and Shine assembly at Catalayah Elementary.