Ohio Appalachian Collaborative Blog

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  • Becoming a Good Coach - Part 1

    by Charity Dodd, Powerful Practices Specialist | Apr 27, 2015
    Moving from teaching children to coaching adults can be a tricky transition. What does it take to be an effective coach? And, how does an effective coach mentor and facilitate strong teams? In the first of a two part series, we begin to explore this topic.
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  • It’s All About the Blueberries

    by Pam Noeth, Ph.D. - Battelle for Kids, Director of Powerful Practices | Apr 10, 2015
    As the nation’s school districts spend more and more of the school year focused on testing, Gulfport is going in the opposite direction. Instead, they’re questioning how testing prepares students for college and the job market, and choosing to focus on real-world prep. And, it’s working.
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  • The Beginning of Something Phenomenal

    by Randy Lucas | Apr 01, 2015
    Due to the OAC Straight A Grant, Barnesville Exempted Village School District is making great strides towards offering dual enrollment courses.
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  • Movie Making for Community Pride

    by User Not Found | Jan 16, 2015
    Education looks much different today than it did not only fifty years ago, but even a couple of years ago. Our community is keeping up on the changes and supporting the district in a positive way due in large part to social media playing a huge role in keeping the community informed of all of the great things happening around Rolling Hills. Learn about how Rolling Hills has used videos and social media to engage the community.
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  • A blog post for the New Year...Reflecting on 2014 and Looking Ahead to 2015

    by User Not Found | Dec 30, 2014
    As we move into a new year, it’s a good time to reflect on work in the Ohio Appalachian Collaborative (OAC) Straight A project, and some of the accomplishments that are helping accelerate student access to advanced learning and effective instruction.
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