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Makes Sense Strategies

Makes Sense Strategies is a collection of powerful techniques and tools for differentiating curriculum, planning and implementing instruction, and assessing student learning.  In part, it's a curriculum because students learn new strategies and thinking skills when teachers employ the MSS strategies.  The Makes Sense approach is a teaching philosophy that brings more focus and direction to how children should be taught.  MSS also includes strategies and tools for planning, implementing, and assessing innovative school reform efforts.

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Makes Sense Strategies in the Classroom
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     Social Studies

Makes Sense Instructional Strategies
Disproportionality in Alabama Schools, Makes Sense Instructional Strategies, and Positive Behavioral Supports and Intervention professional development training modules for all newly employed certified personnel.

     Makes Sense Strategies Training


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Theresa Farmer
     ALSPDG Director
     (334) 694-4782

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