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A Leaf From Her Book

Valentina Texera ParissiGreat Books Foundation, a Chicago-based nonprofit, has named Valentina Texera-Parissi as CEO. She replaces Joseph Coulson, who left to become president of Harrison Middleton University, based in Arizona.
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Gainesville Great Books Group

In February 2018, the Great Books Group in Gainesville, Florida, will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Perhaps even more noteworthy than that, we will have met every month for the past 20 years, often more than once a month. Currently we are at 234 months and counting.
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The Amazing Benefits of Video Coaching

Teacher helping a young girl with her reading responseAfter working with teachers and schools for 18 years, I’ve had extensive experience coaching teachers in their classrooms. So it came as somewhat of a surprise to find that video coaching provided me with a whole new set of tools to support teachers—in particular, the ability to watch and review teachers’ videos allowed both of us to reflect more deeply on specific moments of instruction.
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