Results Fieldbook: Practical Strategies from Dramatically Improved Schools

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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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Overview

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: 1/28/2001
  • Pages: 150
  • Sales rank: 1,059,926
  • Product dimensions: 7.78 (w) x 11.38 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: How Organized Teacher Expertise Is Redefining Reform 1
Vignettes 1 and 2 4
Chapter 1. Adlai Stevenson High School District: Reward and Recognition in a "Learning Community" 8
Vignettes 3 and 4 26
Chapter 2. Milwaukee Public Schools: Record Breaking Achievement in a Large, Urban School District 30
Vignettes 5 and 6 44
Chapter 3. Oak Park Schools: A Genius for Information Management 48
Vignettes 7 and 8 70
Chapter 4. Glendale Union High School District: A Comprehensive, Data-Driven, Performance-Based Assessment System 74
Vignettes 9 and 10 97
Chapter 5. Brazosport Independent School District: Erasing the Achievement Gap 101
Synthesis: From Successful School Systems to a New Improvement Literacy: Opportunities for Immediate, Unprecedented Achievement 120
Appendixes
A. Annual School Improvement Planning Process/Checklist 133
B. Annual Improvement Goals for 2001-02 135
C. Improvement Brainstorming Guidelines 136
D. Team Learning Log: From Problems to Solutions 137
E. Recognition Nomination Form 138
F. Effective, Time-Efficient Meetings 139
G. Continuous Instructional Improvement: Schedule/Model 141
References 143
Index 147
About the Author 151
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