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Curriculum Leadership: Strategies for Development and Implementation / Edition 2
     

Curriculum Leadership: Strategies for Development and Implementation / Edition 2

by Floyd Boschee, Allan A. Glatthorn, Bruce M. Whitehead
 

ISBN-10: 1412967813

ISBN-13: 9781412967815

Pub. Date: 11/11/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

A one-of-a-kind resource written for educational leaders-teachers and administrators-who want to successfully restructure and enhance school curriculum

Praise for the First Edition

"Curriculum Leadership presents the fundamentals of the curriculum development process and provides educators with the foundation to be curriculum

Overview

A one-of-a-kind resource written for educational leaders-teachers and administrators-who want to successfully restructure and enhance school curriculum

Praise for the First Edition

"Curriculum Leadership presents the fundamentals of the curriculum development process and provides educators with the foundation to be curriculum specialists. "-Amany Saleh, Arkansas State University

"Curriculum Leadership provides tried and true techniques that teachers can use right away, right now, to make writing curriculum a rewarding experience that benefits the curriculum writer and the teachers who will be asked to implement the curriculum. "-Clyde Winters, Governors State University

Curriculum Leadership: Strategies for Development and Implementation, Second Edition is a much-needed, highly informative, and easy-to-read account of curriculum development and implementation for those aspiring to become curriculum decision makers. This important book-which helps bridge curriculum’s rich historical past to today’s global education world-is essential for educational leaders in the planning, alignment, and development of curriculum to meet state, national, and international standards.

Authors Allan A. Glatthorn, Floyd Boschee, and Bruce M. Whitehead provide innovative and successful curriculum ideas that include reflective case studies with challenges and key issues/questions, Key to Leadership sections, curriculum tips, an Applications section, and a Webliography in every chapter. Also interspersed throughout the book are tried-and-true strategies that provide administrators with innovative ideas on meeting state and national standards.

New to this edition

  • Coverage of multicultural and global education
  • Integration of NCATE and standards coverage
  • New technology strategies, including added emphasis on e-learning

High-quality ancillaries
Available to qualified instructors upon request, Instructors’ Resources on CD-ROM include Power Point lecture slides, a comprehensive test bank, sample syllabi, and more.

Intended Audience
This is a much needed, highly informative, and easy-to-read account of curriculum development and change for curriculum leaders, those teaching curriculum courses, and those aspiring to become curriculum decision makers. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to develop and implement a K–12 school curriculum.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412967815
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/11/2008
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF CURRICULUM
1. The Nature of Curriculum
2. Curriculum History: The Perspective of the Past
3. Curriculum Theory
4. The Politics of Curriculum PART II: CURRICULUM PROCESSES
5. Curriculum Planning
6. Improving the Program of Studies
7. Improving a Field of Study
8. Processes for Developing New Courses and Units PART III: CURRICULUM MANAGEMENT
9. Supervising the Curriculum: Teachers and Materials
10. Curriculum Development and Implementation
11. Aligning the Curriculum
12. Curriculum Evaluation PART IV: CURRENT TRENDS IN THE CURRICULUM
13. Current Developments in the Subject Fields
14. Current Developments Across the Curriculum
15. Individualizing the Curriculum Glossary References Index About the Authors

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