Making Schools Smarter: Leading With Evidence / Edition 3

Making Schools Smarter: Leading With Evidence / Edition 3

by Kenneth (Ken) A. Leithwood, Robert Aitken, Doris Jantzi
     
 

Achieve a workable model for effectively reshaping today's school districts for positive outcomes by addressing three of the most central challenges in district and school leadership.See more details below

Overview

Achieve a workable model for effectively reshaping today's school districts for positive outcomes by addressing three of the most central challenges in district and school leadership.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412917636
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. Introduction
Part I. Basic Assumptions About Schools and Districts
2. Clarifying Assumptions: Three Perspectives
3. What Is a Professional Learning Community?
Part II. Educational Inputs and Outcomes
4. What Are Schools Given to Work With?
5. What Ought to Be Accomplished?
Part III. Critical Processes and Conditions: A Systems Orientation to the Core Technology of Schooling
6. Leadership and Management
7. Mission and Goals, Culture and Community
8. Planning and Instructional Services
9. Structure and Organization, and Data-Driven Decision Making
10. Policies and Procedures, and Community Partnerships
Part IV. Gathering and Using School and District Monitoring Information
11. Collecting, Analyzing, and Interpreting Monitoring Information
12. Using School and District Monitoring Information
Appendix A: The School Surveys
Appendix B: The District Surveys
References
Index

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