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Efficacy and Peres Elementary in the News
We are proud to announce that Peres Elementary and the Efficacy Institute were recently featured in the March/April 2011 issue of NEA Today(published by the National Education Association). The feature appeared along with, "The Praise Paradox," an insightful article about the power of praise by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman. You can read the Efficacy/Peres feature below or click here to read the article, including "The Praise Paradox" online.
Memorization, recently fallen out of favor in educational practices, is like a wallflower at the prom
At DreamYard Prep High School in the Bronx, I recently observed Jeremy Nadel’s Art Majors’ class as they presented their artwork and offered feedback to one another...
First published in A Nation Reformed? American Education 20 Years After A Nation at Risk, Dr. Jeff Howard identifies two critical problems at the heart of our on-going failure to educate all children to high levels.