Über den Autor
Debbie Zacarian is known for her work in advancing student engagement and achievement. Her explanations of current research into practical instructional, leadership, family-school engagement, and strength-based teacher evaluation systems are widely practiced.
An expert in policies and practices, Dr. Zacarian provides professional development, strategic planning and policy work with school districts and state agencies. She served as a consultant for the Massachusetts Parent Information Resource Center and Federation for Children with Special Needs.
For over a decade, Dr. Zacarian served on the faculty of University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She was also the founding director of the Center for English Language Education and Academic Achievement at the where she led and provided professional development for thousands of educators and wrote policies for many urban, suburban and rural districts. She was also the founding director of the Amherst Public Schools bilingual and English learner programming where she and the district received many local, state and national honors.
Her professional books include:
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In addition, , a planning, observation, and evaluation mobile app tool for teachers, coaches, and supervisors was created in partnership with Dr. Zacarian.
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About the Author
1. A Call for Reframing
2. Using a Four-Pronged Framework
3. Learning as a Sociocultural Process
4. Learning as a Developmental Process
5. Learning as an Academic Process
6. Learning as a Cognitive Process
7. Engaging in Parent Partnerships
8. Making Data-Driven Decisions