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by Mike Schmoker
Table of Contents
This ASCD Study Guide is designed to enhance your understanding and application of the information contained in Focus: Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Student Learning, an ASCD book written by Mike Schmoker and published in January 2011.
You can use the study guide before or after you have read the book, or as you finish each chapter. The study questions provided are not meant to cover all aspects of the book, but, rather, to address specific ideas that might warrant further reflection.
Most of the questions contained in this study guide are ones you can think about on your own, but you might consider pairing with a colleague or forming a study group with others who have read (or are reading) Focus: Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Student Learning.
Focus: Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Student Learning was written by Mike Schmoker. This 238-page, 6" x 9" book (Stock #110016; ISBN-13: 978-1-4166-1130-1) is available from ASCD for $20.95 (ASCD member) or $27.95 (nonmember). Copyright © 2011 by ASCD. To order a copy, call ASCD at 1-800-933-2723 (in Virginia 1-703-578-9600) and press 2 for the Service Center. Or buy the book from ASCD's Online Store.
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