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Jan Barrick's Article in the Edmond Sun

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'The Way to an "A": How to Help Your Child Succeed inSchool', by Jan Barrick, M.Ed. Did you see Jan's column in The Edmond Sun last week on time management? In case you missed it, you can read it here .
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Senator Lankford At Magnum

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Senator Lankford was at Magnum last week speaking with teachers. When asked about testing standards, teachers responded that Alpha Plus is the only thing that works! Alpha Plus: Written by Oklahoma teachers, for Oklahoma teachers, to Oklahoma Standar...
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NewsOK: Another Interview with our founder, Jan Barrick.

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And excerpt from the newsOK article.  In this article, Paula Burkes interviews Jan Barrick, founder of Alpha Plus which provides training, tools and curriculum for schools. Q&A: School Curriculum should be based on data aligned to Oklahoma's...
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A Simple but Powerful Class Opening Activity

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Here's a good idea from the George Lucas Educational Foundation's website: Edutopia.org comes an article by Alex Shervrin Venet. The rose and thorn check-in is a quick strategy for building community and developing student voice. "At the st...
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Thanks to the Edmond Sun for sharing Jan's Column

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Jan Barrick's column titled: "Skip the Cram Session: Slow Down and Read in Summer's Last Days" is garnering more praise and attentions. Thanks to The Edmond Sun for sharing our founder Jan Barrick's column about reading with your child in summer's la...
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At Alpha Plus, We Use Data to Help Schools Make the Grade!

Our system helps teachers and administrators identify students who need remediation in real time. We even pinpoint the specific OAS objectives that need improvement!

That's why Alpha Plus schools have outperformed the state average every year of the A-F Report Cards.