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Based on the belief that the most powerful determinant of student achievement is a knowledgeable, skillful teacher, The Noyce Foundation is committed to providing professional development that improves classroom practice.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has long been committed to making the teaching practice visible so that educators may engage in the scholarship of teaching and learning. This site is among many in the Inside Teaching collection for professional learning.

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The Every Child a Reader and Writer Initiative seeks to improve achievement utilizing the key strategies of system-wide professional development, classroom coaching and assessment of student work.
Four classroom teachers, trained in the fundamentals of writing workshop, attended a three-day Noyce literacy seminar to support their instructional planning for narrative writing. Brenda Wallace facilitated the sessions.
Special thanks go to Cyrus Limón, Becky Pereira, Rachel Rothman, Mark White and their students for sharing their classrooms and their experience with all those eager to learn more about this form of writing instruction.