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Improving Instruction for ALL Students: HOPS

Improving Instruction for ALL Students: HOPS

Author: Nicole Bucka

HOPS is an intervention for Homework, Organization, and Planning Skills that has been piloted by a group of Rhode Island secondary schools. The following presentation shares the work of this community of practice with professional organizations in the state.

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HOPS: The Why

The Forgotten Middle

This research study was referred to in "HOPS-The Why".
ACT is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides
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services in the broad areas of education and workforce development.


Teaching Adolescents to Become Learners: The Role of Non-Cognitive Factors in Shaping School Performance

This literature review by the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research (2012) is further support for this work; although not cited in this presentation, it is a great read for the topic we are addressing today.


HOPS-The How

Purchasing the HOPS Manual through NASP

HOPS In Action!

This is a video of a school counselor at the middle school level progress monitoring with her students, giving each feedback, and showing what part of a HOPS session might look like.


What did the students think about HOPS (about 3/4 of the way through)?