Student Improvement
& Teacher Development
through highly customized school turnaround programs, academic leadership programs, professional development services for academic leaders, curriculum development, educational needs assessments, and more though Educational Directions.

Whether boosting performance of turnaround schools, or taking your school to a blue ribbon level, Educational Directions will make a customized program to positively impact lasting student performance.

Educational Consulting

From planning and strategic goal setting, to plan implementation and follow up, our team of qualified experts is here to help you improve student performance in your schools.

Academic Reviews

Our team of K-12 specialists are ready to help your schools achieve more through targeted academic reviews, climate audits, curriculum assessments and more.

Professional Development

Highly customizable professional development, school leadership training, and individualized coaching sessions, will help your schools run like clockwork.

Ed Manager Software

We can help you find out where student work is breaking down through structured analysis, expert insights, and custom-designed analytic software.

Free Educational Tools

As a courtesy to schools, Educational Directions is sharing all of the tool kits from our latest book, Turning Around Turnaround Schools – Volume 2: Embracing the Rhythm of the Learner Year. If you do find them useful, drop us a comment, give us a like, or even follow us on social media. Interested in reading the book?  Check it out here.

Our Thoughts on Education

December Imperatives for Teachers – Preparing for the Calibrating Period

During the Opening of School and the Formative Period of the Learner Year, teachers focused on preparing students with the minimum competencies needed for success and on building student potential ...
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December Imperatives for Academic Leaders – Preparing for the Calibrating Period

From the start of school through December, the focus for academic leaders has been the development of proficient learners. Ed Directions coaches emphasize that during the Formative Period, student potential ...
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The Academic Leadership Year – Part 7

Once the school leadership team has completed the data mining and goal setting parts of academic leadership, their tasks expanded to include planning for the opening of school and assessing ...
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The October Imperative – The Academic Leader

Years ago, teachers used to talk about the “big” learning months – September, October, January, February, and March – because these months offered large blocks of time for uninterrupted teaching ...
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Educational Directions has developed a student-focused approach to the school year based on learner needs.
The model is call The Rhythm of the Learner Year. In this approach, instructional leaders look at students as both Learners (processing information into long term memory) and Performers (accessing that memory and using it at the level they will be assessed).