To improve student achievement in mainstream classrooms requires re-designing practice, or more precisely, re-designing curriculum and pedagogy.
- Sustaining significant improvement to student achievement demands that a critical mass of teachers engage in real changes to their classroom practice.
- Improvement student achievement is a curriculum issue, i.e. demands rethinking the nature of the learning tasks set for students.
- Improvement student achievement is a challenge for pedagogy, i.e. demands practices that enable student success.