What exactly does THE MAIN IDEA provide?
THE MAIN IDEA creates an 8-page summary of a current education book each month. This summary contains the core ideas of the book, and organizes those ideas with enough accompanying details and examples, so you can have a working knowledge of its content. At the end, THE MAIN IDEA includes a full page of suggestions for ways to use the ideas in the book for professional development of your staff.
A year-long subscription to THE MAIN IDEA not only includes these monthly book summaries, but it also includes free access to over 140 book summaries and workshops in our archives.
Mission of THE MAIN IDEA
At THE MAIN IDEA we believe education can be transformative for students. Currently there is a great deal of information about improving student learning. However, although expert knowledge is available, it is not necessarily in the hands of true practitioners — principals and school leaders.
THE MAIN IDEA helps to bridge that gap by providing school leaders with the best current education ideas and practices. Through in-depth 8-page summaries of current education books, and suggestions for implementing those ideas, THE MAIN IDEA empowers education leaders with the knowledge and tools to improve student learning.