Whole-School Reform

High School for Green Careers Graduates Class of 2016!

High School for Green Careers Graduates Class of 2016!

by cynthia mcccallister

2013-2015. Read how we implemented Learning Cultures as a comprehensive school turnaround strategy at Urban Assembly High School for Green Careers, in 2013 NYC's 4th lowest performing high school with a 39% graduation rate. By 2016 it was among one of NYC's 7% top performing schools with over 60% of students graduating.

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Cooperative Unison Reading: Socially-Inclusive Group Instruction for Equity and Achievement

Cooperative Unison Reading: Socially-Inclusive Group Instruction for Equity and Achievement

by cynthia mcccallister

Circa 2011. Cooperative Unison Reading is the crown jewel of the Learning Cultures framework. It is a method that all kids of any age or language background can easily follow to access a text and share ideas together. It promotes cooperation, self-regulation, and mindfulness. It's super fun, and kids develop reading skills and social-emotional well-being.

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