Leadership for Equity and Excellence: Creating High-Achievement Classrooms, Schools, and Districts / Edition 1

Leadership for Equity and Excellence: Creating High-Achievement Classrooms, Schools, and Districts / Edition 1

by James Joseph Scheurich, Linda E. Skrla
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761945865

ISBN-13: 9780761945864

Pub. Date: 03/21/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This guide encourages school leaders and teachers to develop creative strategies for student equity and advancement using tools like accountability, equity audits, and proactive redundancy.

Overview

This guide encourages school leaders and teachers to develop creative strategies for student equity and advancement using tools like accountability, equity audits, and proactive redundancy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761945864
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/21/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
178
Sales rank:
174,906
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Carl D. Glickman Acknowledgments About the Authors
1. Working on the Dream What We Will Cover in the Book
2. Learning To Believe the Dream Is Possible Barriers to Believing Learning to Believe Conclusion
3. Standards and Curriculum Why Use Standards?
The Necessity of Curriculum Alignment How Allignment of Standards and Curriculum Works in Creating Equitable and Excellent Schools Conclusion
4. Instruction and Classroom Climate High Expectations and Respect Culturally Responsive Teaching Loving and Caring in the Classroom Democratic, Collaborative Teaching Environments Continual Development of Content Expertise Discipline Problems Are Largely a Function of Inequity, a Lack of Caring, and Weak Instruction Conclusion
5. Accountability and Appropriate Data Usage Avoiding the Test Factory Response to Accountability Using Accountability Positively for Equitable and Excellent Schooling Conclusion
6. Using Data to Uncover and Erase Systemic Inequities Applying Equity Audits to Gifted and Talented Program Data Using Equity Audits on Special Education Data Using Equity Audits on Discipline A Process for Addressing Inequities Identified by Equity Audits Using Equity Audits on Achievement Data and Teacher Quality Data Conclusion
7. School Leadership and Continuous Improvement Three Essential Characteristics of Leadership for Equity and Excellence Sustaining Yourself as a Leader for Equity and Excellence A Note for Campus and District Leaders on Building Leadership Capacity A Note to Principals and District Leaders About Assistant Principals Conclusion
8. Proactive Redundancy Proactive Redundancy in the Classroom Proactive Redundancy in Teacher Professional Development Proactive Redundancy Involving District Support Staff The Importance of Proactive Redundancy in Equitable and Excellent Schools Conclusion
9. Deep Collaboration with Parents and Community Conclusion
10. The Final Call: Working on the Dream Each Day in Every Way What We See in the Future Final Words, the Final Call References Index

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