June 12, 2006

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Strategies for Successful Personalization

A NUMBER OF IMPORTANT STUDIES have pointed to the significance of active participation in learning as a determinant of student performance on tests and of grades (Lee, Smith, & Croninger, 1995; Newmann, Wehlage, & Lamborn, 1992; Stigler & Hiebert, 1999).

by Joseph DiMartino and Sherri Miles for Principal Leadership magazine, National Association of Secondary School Principals

A study conducted by the Education Alliance at Brown University and referenced in Breaking Ranks II: Strategies for Leading High School Reform( NASSP, 2005) sought to discover the particular activities and interactions that engage all students in learning.

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