Data-Driven Decisions and School Leadership: Best Practices for School Improvement / Edition 1

Data-Driven Decisions and School Leadership: Best Practices for School Improvement / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0205496687
ISBN-13:
9780205496686
Pub. Date:
08/14/2007
Publisher:
Pearson
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Overview

Data-Driven Decisions and School Leadership: Best Practices for School Improvement / Edition 1

The book provides a unique contribution to the literature in this field in that the studies of decision theory and data-based decision making are integrated. Focusing on educators assuming leadership roles in school improvement, the book’s content is equally relevant for administrators, supervisors, and teachers.

The book, however, is centered on data-driven decision making, both as a requirement of the No Child Left Behind Act and as a normative professional standard. Issues related to accumulating, storing, and protecting data in districts and schools also are covered. Applications in administration, supervision, and teaching are demonstrated.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205496686
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 08/14/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 147,570
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE.

PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF DECISION MAKING IN SCHOOLS

Chapter 1: Problem Solving and Decision Making in the Context of School Reform

Chapter 2: Decision-Making Behavior

Chapter 3: Decision Complexity, Models, and Action Theories

Chapter 4: Group Decision Making

PART II: DATA-BASED DECISIONS

Chapter 5: Understanding Data-Driven Decision Making

Chapter 6: Research to Drive Education Decision Making

Chapter 7: Collecting and Accessing Data

Chapter 8: Technology and Information Management

PART III: APPLYING DATA-BASED DECISIONS

Chapter 9: Curriculum and Instruction

Chapter 10: Effective School Improvement

Chapter 11: Implementing and Monitoring Decisions

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