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  • Great News from Great Expectations - Feb. 2019

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  • Great Expectations 2018 in Review

    Thanks for your support during the past year. Here are some of the tremendous accomplishments the Great Expectations team and many outstanding educators across the country attained this past year.Provided 14 GE Institutes in five states- Idaho, Michigan, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Texas.Trained over 1,800 educators in the GE MethodologyProvided Over 440 coaching days by the GE Instructional Coaches at over 150 school sitesGuided 82 schools to achieve the prestigious designation of GE Model Sch...  Read More...

  • Great Expectations Instructor, Hailey Couch, receives the prestigious Milken Award!

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  • GE Model School OKCPS Putnam Heights celebrates all cultures.

     BY KAYLEE DOUGLAS of www.kfor.comOKLAHOMA CITY - One Oklahoma City elementary school is opening the eyes of students to a rich world of different cultures by learning, sharing and dancing.Students at Putnam Heights elementary in Oklahoma City are practicing a Chinese fan dance taught by a volunteer originally from China."Music and dancing is a bridge between language and nationality and I believe it helps people understand each other and means peace for the world and community,”...  Read More...

  • Tomball ISD Develops Leaders through Great Expectations ® (GE) Training

    TOMBALL - As the 2018-19 academic school year approaches, Tomball ISD continues to strive on its belief that culture cultivates character and accountability and with that, nine schools in the district use Great Expectations (GE) summer training to achieve excellence in learning and living.Nine of Tomball ISD’s schools have adopted the Great Expectations model, which enables character building while developing a learning climate geared towards the entire academic environment.All new teacher...  Read More...

  • Great Expectations - Enid News and Eagle

    Jana Fee (left) reacts as Jennifer Brown guesses “dimple” during a Taboo game in Jana Oder’s Great Expectations class at Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Enid on Tuesday. The specialized instruction for Enid-area teachers will continue throughout the week. (Bonnie Vculek / Enid News & Eagle)   Read More...

  • GE Instructor honored with scientific trip to Alaska

    A sixth grade science teacher from Piedmont is getting ready to swap the summer heat for an arctic freeze.Melissa Lau has been selected to join a PolarTREC project to study climate change in the North Pole.Lau is one of just a dozen teachers selected to participate in this summer’s special expedition, and she is hoping to bring back some valuable knowledge for her students.Lau's class is all about hands-on learning. Usually the kids are doing most of the work, but their teacher is prep...  Read More...

  • Educator influences potential within child - Cheyenne Middle School Teacher of the Year

    Cheyenne Middle School sixth grade math teacher Chelsea Blackburn helps students from left: Cole Henry, Evan Appling, Blackburn, and Pryce Bender work on a semester review. Blackburn was chosen Cheyenne’s 2017 Teacher of the Year by her peers.Cheyenne Middle School’s 2017 Teacher of the Year said she has known from a very early age that she would be a teacher.Sixth grade mathematics teacher Chelsea Blackburn has been at Cheyenne for three years and prior to that she spent six years a...  Read More...

  • Bartlesville earns fifth consecutive year as a Great Expectations Model District

    Representative teachers and administrators from each Model School, along with Board of Education members and district administrators, were recognized by Great Expectations at a school board meeting in November 2017. Holding the Model District flag are Chuck McCauley, BPSD Supt. of Schools; Rick Pierce, Great Expectations Instructional Coach; Dr.   Read More...

  • Retooling Education for the Future

    Retooling Education for the Futureas appeared in the Trifecta Communications NewsletterGreat Expectations, (GE) a school transformation model, is doing groundbreaking work across the country to revolutionize education. Each year GE hosts Summer Institutes, attracting thousands of educators to learn the GE instructional methodology. Trifecta was charged with transforming this year's theme, "Retooling for Today's Learners," into a logo image, high energy video and augmented reali...  Read More...

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