Toolkits

(All products are sold for individual school use only. Contact us for district license pricing options for all kits & products.)
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GAP CLOSURE TOOLKIT: Strategic Approaches to Success — KASC’s newest toolkit is a multi-part attack on the achievement gap. The research-based, strategic approaches included in the kit will:

  • Build the case for the belief that “all brains can learn”
  • Demystify what actually happens during learning
  • Attack misinformation about “What is smart?” with facts and relatable learning experiences
  • Give students tools to be stronger learners
  • Change beliefs and actions without extensive training by focusing on student motivation and existing strengths
  • Increase INTENT for every action

The Gap Closure Toolkit provides ready-to-use activities and resources for everyone in your school community to close the gap for all students. View kit Overview, Samples, and Index.
MEMBERS $150
NON-MEMBERS $300


GROWTH MINDSET TOOLKIT: A growth mindset can increase test scores, promote deeper learning, enable students to recover from failure, and close achievement gaps. KASC’s Growth Mindset Toolkit provides the resources, strategies, and support needed to develop growth mindset classrooms. Sections of the toolkit include engaging activities for:

  • Building understanding of growth mindset
  • Teaching how the brain learns
  • Reinforcing growth mindset traits
  • Using and teaching growth mindset talk
  • Providing feedback and strategies to improve all student work
  • Creating an environment that supports a growth mindset

This toolkit is great for both experienced growth mindset schools/classrooms and for those just beginning the process. See Overview and Sample.
MEMBERS $150
NON-MEMBERS $300
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VOCABULARY TOOLKIT: Provides classroom teaching strategies and activities for solid vocabulary instruction based on Kentucky Academic Standards. Accompanying CD of all materials includes sortable Excel database of all words and definitions. Use with students in an individual classroom setting, or focus entire staff on research-based strategies for teaching vocabulary with ready-to-use training materials. Toolkit is sold by school level–Elementary, Middle, and High School.  Overview for Elem/MS and Overview for HS.
MEMBERS $150
NON-MEMBERS $300
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THE ESSENTIAL SCIENCE NOTEBOOK: Kentucky’s focus on better-quality science standards, instruction, and assessment provides an exciting opportunity to revamp your school’s science courses! The Essential Science Notebook provides teachers with tools and strategies to keep the focus on the classroom learning experience.  The Notebook includes:

  • Engaging resources to reshape the science mindset
  • Quality tools to apply Kentucky’s pilot program principles to MEANINGFUL teaching and learning
  • Step-by-step structure to ensure Classroom Embedded Assessments maximize the potential of formative assessment
  • Wide variety of formative assessment strategies
  • Resources for teaching and learning experiences that achieve the same goals as Through Course Tasks
  • Quality guidelines for developing higher-level, rigorous Summative Assessments for classroom use at the end of a unit

Notebook is available for elementary, middle, and high.  Combined schools will receive a discount for purchasing multiple levels. See Overview and Sample.
MEMBERS $100;
NON-MEMBERS $200
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