Leading Learning

Author: Rosemarye T. Taylor
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452273782
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Featuring real-world examples, practical strategies, and interviews with successful leaders, this resource helps educational leaders implement actions that drive second-order change and increase student achievement!

Leading Teaching and Learning the Common Core Standards

Author: Rosemarye T. Taylor
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475810296
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Leading, Teaching, and Learning is a resource for teachers taking action on Common Core State Standards to enhance student learning. Chapters focus on research-based instruction, academic language development, thinking and complexity, English learners, non-proficient readers, rigor, and collaboration for ongoing professional capacity building.

Leading Learning for Digital Natives

Author: Rebecca J. Blink
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317624947
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In light of rapid advances in technology and changes in students’ learning styles, Leading Learning for Digital Natives offers much-needed new tools for guiding effective instruction in the classroom. By offering practical strategies for gathering data with technology tools, this book helps school leaders embrace data and technology to develop the classroom and instructional practices that students need today. Blink’s practical and accessible tips make it easy for teachers and leaders to use technology and data to engage students and increase student achievement. Focusing coverage on the latest technology tools, this book will help you lead a school that personalizes instruction and learning through: Integration of data Real-time instruction Setting expectations and outcomes to align with new state standards Integration of technology tools and blended pedagogy

How to Change 5000 Schools

Author: Benjamin Levin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781934742082
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In How to Change 5000 Schools, Ben Levin, former deputy minister of education for the province of Ontario, draws on his experience overseeing major systemwide education reforms in Canada and England to set forth a refreshingly positive, pragmatic, and optimistic approach to leading educational change at all levels.

The K 12 Literacy Leadership Fieldbook

Author: Rosemarye T. Taylor
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483361756
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This fieldbook provides a plan for improving literacy for all students; students who enjoy reading become better writers, more involved learners, and joyful readers!

Teaching as Inquiry

Author: Alexandra Weinbaum
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807744574
Format: PDF
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This book offers an engaging and effective approach to improving teacher and student learning. Based on the experiences of three leading educational organizations, the authors provide invaluable, research-based guidelines for incorporating inquiry into teacher's instructional practices and student work as part of the ongoing work of schools. In addition to discussing the lessons learned and questions raised by inquiry work, this volume includes specific considerations for determining who should be involved, what work should be under review, how it should be reviewed, and how such inquiry should be supported by the school.

Realization

Author: Lyn Sharratt
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412973856
Format: PDF, Mobi
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′Sharratt and Fullan are an educational dream team! The combination of Sharratt′s keen observations from her battle-tested district leadership experience and Fullan′s astute perspectives on the essential challenges of systemic reform produce fresh insights into the most difficult, yet most central challenges facing local education reformers today. Together the authors generate important new knowledge of how to sustain and deepen districtwide instructional reform beyond the first generation′ - Jonathan Supovitz Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Senior Researcher, Consortium for Policy Research in Education Districtwide performance improvement requires a focus on capacity building, empowering colleagues throughout the organization to move change forward. Written by an experienced administrator who accomplished districtwide improvement on the ground and an internationally recognized expert in large-scale education reform, this compelling book outlines a step-by-step approach to implementing lasting, positive change across an entire district. This resource examines 13 research-based parameters for improving teacher and student performance, including advice on optimizing existing resources, and then introduces a 14th parameter--Realization--that goes beyond capacity building at the school and district level to systemwide change at the state level. Readers will find: - A wealth of school-specific strategies that support effective assessment and instructional practices to improve students′ fundamental academic skills - "Do′s" and "don′ts" from real districtwide school improvement programmes - Guidance on implementing programme assessment and establishing accountability Help your district advance from vision to action to realization of student achievement.

Leading With Teacher Emotions in Mind

Author: Kenneth Leithwood
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452294224
Format: PDF
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This research-based study helps administrators create a school environment that responds to teacher emotions and results in higher teacher retention, instructional effectiveness, and student achievement.

Educational Leadership

Author: Patrick Duignan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107637899
Format: PDF
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This new edition draws together cutting-edge research to help teachers and leaders better understand and respond to contemporary educational challenges.