Developing Successful K 8 Schools

Author: Jon Wiles
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452273170
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Offers practical strategies and a step-by-step plan for developing or transitioning to a K–8 school, including methods for curriculum design, student assessment, and more.

The Principal s Guide to Afterschool Programs K 8

Author: Anne Turnbaugh
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 163220097X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Build a strong afterschool program that increases learning while incorporating standards! Research shows that participation in structured afterschool programs holds huge benefits for children’s academic and social development. But how can school principals create programs that help maximize student proficiency? This book holds the answers. Based on an AASA/Mott Foundation study, this concise yet comprehensive guidebook offers a step-by-step process to help principals and administrators build a successful and sustainable afterschool program. The author discusses how to integrate standards and incorporate a high-level curriculum and provides profiles of programs that have improved achievement, particularly for students who are at risk. School leaders will find checklists, planning worksheets, evaluation tools, and surveys, plus guidelines for: • Developing a parent and community base of support • Hiring staff and obtaining volunteers • Getting funding and grants • Collecting and evaluating program data This book will help school leaders identify the most effective ways to structure afterschool programs. The author shows how to avoid common problems and demonstrates through examples that, by working closely with staff and the community, it’s possible to raise student proficiency levels and cultivate academic success.

The Principal s Guide to Afterschool Programs K 8

Author: Anne Turnbaugh Lockwood
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452293066
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides a step-by-step process for creating a sustainable afterschool program that incorporates a high-level curriculum, integrates standards, and improves achievement, particularly for students who are at risk.

Understanding the Role of Today s School Principal

Author: Richard D. Kellough
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475809263
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The second edition of this handbook is an easily understood desk companion for new school principals and aspiring school leaders. The common-sense approach of the handbook guides new administrators through daily routines and challenges.

Ten Traits of Highly Effective Principals

Author: Elaine K. McEwan
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483360822
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Increase your own effectiveness with the help of the built-in facilitator's guide, ideas, reflections, behaviors, habits, and inspiring stories.

Leading Student Centered Coaching

Author: Diane Sweeney
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1544320574
Format: PDF, Docs
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Essential leadership moves for supporting instructional coaching in your school Strong leadership is essential in any successful instructional coaching effort. This action-oriented guideprovides principals and district leaders with the background, practices, and tools required for leading coaching efforts that have a measurable impact on student and teacher learning. Filled with ideas that school leaders can easily apply, this book includes: Tools and techniques for preparing a school for coaching, launching a coaching culture, and supporting coaches Leadership moves and lessons from the field that provide strategies for building principal and coach partnerships Recommendations for coaches to use as they strive to increase their impact

Secondary School Teaching

Author: Richard D. Kellough
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780137049776
Format: PDF, ePub
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Thoroughly revised and updated, Secondary School Teaching: A Guide to Methods and Resources is a comprehensive guide to instructional methods and contains many practical exercises for active learning. This text provides a sound introduction to the challenges of today's secondary schools, teachers' professional responsibilities, thinking and questioning, classroom environment, curriculum, planning instruction, assessment using inquiry, teacher talk, and games, learning alone and in groups, and professional development. A key strength of this text continues to be the expression of core themes. It provides future and current teachers with relevant guidelines, best options and practices, the most useful research findings, and current resources so that they can reflect and improve their effectiveness.