The purpose of 240 Ways to Close the Achievement Gap “Teacher Only” book is to extend to educators a tangible method to assess current practices, utilize existing resources, and identify instructional gaps in a positive environment that allows teachers, administrators and staff to walk away a plan for change. The structure of the workbook fosters authentic dialog between staff by acknowledging successful practices in addition to analyzing areas for improvement. The group approach facilitates team building in a twofold process. First, it enables staff to gain a common vision. Second, it allows for large scale change while dispersing the workload to reduce chances of staff burnout and exhaustion.