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The keys to effective schools [electronic resource] : educational reform as continuous improvement / edited by Willis D. Hawley with Donald L. Rollie ... [et al.].

Publication:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (245 p.)
Edition:
2nd ed.
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Subjects:
School improvement programs -- United States.
Teacher effectiveness -- United States.
Learning.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Working in tandem with the National Education Association's KEYS initiative (Keys to Excellence in Your Schools), this second edition focuses on how to change a school's organizational structure and culture to improve the quality of teaching and learning. It is intended for educators, policymakers, and parents.
Contents:
Educational reform as continuous improvement / Michael Fullan
Contextualizing learner-centered principles for teachers and teaching / P. Karen Murphy and Patricia A. Alexander
Improving achievement for all students: the meaning of staff shared understanding and commitment / Fred M. Newmann
Professional communication and collaboration / Judith Warren Little
Teacher use of formal assessment in the classroom / Eva L. Baker
Assessment as learning / Lorna M. Earl
Transforming professional development: understanding and organizing learning communities / Ann Lieberman and Lynne Miller
Design principles for learner-centered professional development / Willis D. Hawley and Linda Valli
Organizational conditions that enhance teaching and learning / Kenneth Leithwood
Continuous school improvement / Willis D. Hawley and Gary Sykes
Essential principles for teaching and learning for a multicultural society
James A. Banks ... [et al.]
Local school districts and instructional improvement / Richard F. Elmore.
Notes:
"A Joint Publication with National Education Association and Corwin Press."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Hawley, Willis D.
National Educational Association (U.S.)
ISBN:
1-4522-8080-0
1-4833-2951-8
1-4522-1347-X
1-4416-2842-8
OCLC:
466356484