To begin, review the Facilitator's Handbook, then choose the topic and the appropriate dialogue guide starters for your audience.
Making the Case for P-3. Kristie Kauerz, Issue Paper. 2007. Education Commission of the States. Prepared for the Kellogg Foundation by the Early Learning Program. pgs. 3-4.
Available at http://www.ecs.org/clearinghouse/75/22/7522.pdf
Executive Summary Breaking Ranks in the Middle: Strategies for Leading Middle Level Reform. 2006. National Association of Secondary School Principals. pgs. 1-3 and 6.
Available at http://www.nassp.org/Portals/0/Content/53495.pdfDialogue Starter:
Cradle to College and Career: Middle Years
Ensuring Successful Student Transitions from the Middle Grades to High School. 2008. Education Commission of the States. pgs. 1, 2 and top of 3.
Available at http://www.ecs.org/clearinghouse/78/91/7891.pdf
Cradle to College and Career: High School and Beyond