Turn ideas into goals—and goals into impact
The road to school improvement and student achievement is paved with good intentions—so why does the destination seem so far away? If you’re like most educators, the answer is a pothole known as the implementation gap.
This book provides a road map to bypassing that gap in your school or district, offering a carefully researched, field-tested methodology that takes leadership teams, professional learning communities, and educators all the way from good ideas to systematic impact. Following the five Ds, you’ll:
- Discover goals worth pursuing and problems worth addressing
- Design instruments and actions that generate deep impact
- Deliver interventions and collect data
- Double-back to monitor your progress and evaluate the impact
- Double-up to enhance, sustain, and scale your success
You became an educator to make a difference in students’ lives. With this playbook, you’ll transform research and ideas into achievable actions—and make maximum impact.
Watch this free Education Week webinar to explore how to bypass the implementation gap in your school or district by implementing the evidence-based and field-tested Building to Impact 5D methodology found in the all-new book, Building to Impact, by Arran Hamilton, Douglas Reeves, Janet Clinton, and John Hattie. Following the Five D’s, you’ll learn how to turn the good ideas of your leadership teams, PLCs, and educators into real systematic impact.