Results Fieldbook: Practical Strategies from Dramatically Improved Schools

Results Fieldbook: Practical Strategies from Dramatically Improved Schools

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by Mike J. Schmoker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0871205211

ISBN-13: 9780871205216

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development

Arizona-based school administrator turned consultant Schmoker describes core practices and five school systems that he says virtually guarantee substantive and measurable improvements in schools. As in his previous Results: The Key to Continuous School Improvement, he focuses on cultivating and capturing teacher expertise.

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Arizona-based school administrator turned consultant Schmoker describes core practices and five school systems that he says virtually guarantee substantive and measurable improvements in schools. As in his previous Results: The Key to Continuous School Improvement, he focuses on cultivating and capturing teacher expertise.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871205216
Publisher:
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
7.78(w) x 11.38(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: How Organized Teacher Expertise Is Redefining Reform1
Vignettes 1 and 24
Chapter 1.Adlai Stevenson High School District: Reward and Recognition in a "Learning Community"8
Vignettes 3 and 426
Chapter 2.Milwaukee Public Schools: Record Breaking Achievement in a Large, Urban School District30
Vignettes 5 and 644
Chapter 3.Oak Park Schools: A Genius for Information Management48
Vignettes 7 and 870
Chapter 4.Glendale Union High School District: A Comprehensive, Data-Driven, Performance-Based Assessment System74
Vignettes 9 and 1097
Chapter 5.Brazosport Independent School District: Erasing the Achievement Gap101
Synthesis: From Successful School Systems to a New Improvement Literacy: Opportunities for Immediate, Unprecedented Achievement120
Appendixes
A.Annual School Improvement Planning Process/Checklist133
B.Annual Improvement Goals for 2001-02135
C.Improvement Brainstorming Guidelines136
D.Team Learning Log: From Problems to Solutions137
E.Recognition Nomination Form138
F.Effective, Time-Efficient Meetings139
G.Continuous Instructional Improvement: Schedule/Model141
References143
Index147
About the Author151

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