Intellectual Capital: The Intangible Assets of Professional Development Schools

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“Basile treats her readers to powerful perspectives and testimony about the realities of meaningful university-school relationships … a must read for all teacher educators and public school administrators and teachers … Highly recommended.” — CHOICE
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781438426617
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 7/9/2009
  • Pages: 154
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Carole G. Basile is Associate Professor of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver and the Codirector of the Rocky Mountain Middle School Math and Science Partnership. She is the author of A Good Little School, also published by SUNY Press, and the coauthor (with Cameron White and Stacey Robinson) of Awareness to Citizenship: Environmental Literacy for the Elementary Child.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Lee Teitel xiii

Chapter 1 Intellectual Capital and Professional Development Schools Carole Basile 1

Chapter 2 Managing Knowledge in Professional Development Schools Carole Basile 9

Chapter 3 The Principal's Role in Knowledge Management Cindy Gutierrez Susan Field 21

Chapter 4 Building External Capital Reaching Out to the Community 27

Enrichment Through the Fifth Dimension Honorine Nocon 28

The Prompt & Present Club Denise Kale Donna Sobel 32

Connecting the Community Through Literacy Flo Olson Heidi Bulmahn Barker Mike McGuffee 37

Community Reading Partnership Betty C. deBaca Donna Sobel 41

A Legacy Can Really Make a Difference Sherry Taylor 44

The Impact of External Capital 49

Chapter 5 Building Internal Capital Developing Systems for Managing Knowledge 51

Systems for Growing Our Own Kathy Prior John Simmons 52

Designing Systems for Technology Integration John Ackelson Marilyn McIntyre Pat Toomey 54

Developing Systems for Common Assessment Beth Hays Christine McConnell 60

Building Systems for a Community of Practice Jane Tarkington Phillip A. White 63

Evolving Roles: Relationships and Policy Heidi Bulmahn Barker Caron A. Westland 68

The Impact of Internal Capital 73

Chapter 6 Building Human Capital Creating Lifelong Learners 75

A Middle School Study Group That Works Kelli Varney Rick Van De Weghe 76

Ready for Life, Ready for School Oscar Joseph III 86

Native Language to English: A Transition for Everyone Maria Uribe 91

Action Research Teams for Student Learning Stephanie Townsend Linda Rickert 97

The Impact of Human Capital 100

Chapter 7 Changing School Culture 101

Becoming a Professional Development School Stan Kyed Mike Marlow 102

Changing the Culture of a School Jennifer Weese Bill Munsell 108

Chapter 8 Lessons Learned and Building Intellectual Capital Carole Basile Deanna Sands 113

Glossary 121

References 123

Contributors 127

Index 137

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