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Douglas Fisher


Doug Fisher is a professor of educational leadership at San Diego State University, where he focuses on policies and practices in literacy and school leadership. Additionally, he is a teacher leader at Health Sciences High & Middle College, an award-winning, open-enrollment public school in the City Heights neighborhood of San Diego that he cofounded in 2007. His areas of interest include instructional design, curriculum development, and professional learning. A passionate educator, Fisher's work is dedicated to impacting professional learning communities and nurturing the knowledge and skills of caring teachers and school leaders so they may help students improve their learning and attain their goals and aspirations.


Classroom Management
Instructional Strategies
Social-emotional learning
Articles by Douglas
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Instructional Strategies
Show and Tell: A Video Column / Co-Constructing Success Criteria
Douglas Fisher
2 months ago

Videos by Douglas

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Instructional Strategies

EL Magazine Show and Tell: May 2022

2 months ago

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Instructional Strategies

EL Magazine Show & Tell: March 2022

4 months ago

Books by Douglas

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Better Learning Through Structured Teaching: A Framework for the Gradual Release of Responsibility, 3rd Edition (Print Book)

By Douglas Fisher et al.


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