Partner Schools: Centers for Educational Renewal / Edition 1

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Diverse contributors offer an inside look at promising school-university partnerships across the country and discuss the principles and benefits of such programs in promoting educational innovation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787900656
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/28/1995
  • Series: Jossey-Bass Education Series
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 348
  • Product dimensions: 0.88 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Meet the Author

RUSSELL T. OSGUTHORPE is a professor at Brigham Young University, which collaborates in the oldest functioning university-school partnership in the country. R. CARL HARRIS is a professor at Brigham Young University, which collaborates in the oldest functioning university-school partnership in the country. MELANIE FOX HARRIS is a teacher at a collaborating school in the local Nebo School District. The volume editors and contributors are all participants in the National Network of Educational Renewal, an organization that promotes school-university partnerships. SHARON BLACK is a professor at Brigham Young University, which collaborates in the oldest functioning university-school partnership in the country.

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Table of Contents

The Editors
The Contributors
1 Introduction: Understanding School-University Partnerships 1
Pt. 1 The Goals of Partner Schools
2 Improving Student Learning 23
3 Strengthening Teacher Education 45
4 Promoting Professional Development 73
5 Supporting Collaborative Inquiry 99
Pt. 2 Developing and Implementing Partner Schools
6 Launching and Sustaining a Partner School 127
7 Initiating District-Wide Change 167
8 Promoting Statewide Collaboration 189
9 Building Links with Families and Communities 205
10 Evaluating Partner Schools 229
11 Conclusion: The Promise of Partner Schools 263
Appendix: National Network for Educational Renewal Site Descriptions 283
Index 311
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