Mike Schmoker

Mike Schmoker

Dr. Mike Schmoker is a former administrator, English teacher and football coach. He has written several bestselling books and dozens of articles for educational journals, newspapers and for TIME magazine. His most recent ASCD bestsellers are the expanded second edition of FOCUS and Results NOW, 2.0. which was a "#1 New Release" on Amazon. The first edition was a finalist for "book of the year" by the Association of Educational Publishers.

Mike is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award by the National Association of Secondary School Principals for his publications and presentations. In an Education Week survey of national school leaders, he was ranked near the top of the best sources of "practical, nuts-and-bolts advice, wisdom and insight" on effective school improvement.

Dr. Schmoker has consulted and keynoted throughout the US, Canada, Australia, China and Jordan. He now lives in Tempe, Arizona with his wife Cheryl.

Reviews for FOCUS: Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Student Learning, 2nd edition (ASCD 2018)

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