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Leadership for Literacy

Leadership for Literacy Author Joseph Murphy
ISBN-10 9781483360744
Release 2003-10-01
Pages 264
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This groundbreaking text compiles 20 years of research to prove the link between effective literacy programs and the crucial role administrators play in developing successful literacy instruction.



Ethical Leadership in Schools

Ethical Leadership in Schools Author Kenneth A. Strike
ISBN-10 9781452280813
Release 2006-09-07
Pages 176
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This invaluable resource explores situations that principals are likely to encounter and presents questions and issues to help them confront difficult ethical dilemmas.



Understanding How Students Learn

Understanding How Students Learn Author P. Karen Murphy
ISBN-10 9781483361307
Release 2005-10-07
Pages 168
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In this overview of educational research, the authors provide guiding principles for developing a learner-centered approach that enables all students to learn at high levels.



Leading Learning Communities

Leading Learning Communities Author
ISBN-10 0939327317
Release 2008
Pages 148
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Leading Learning Communities has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Leading Learning Communities also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Leading Learning Communities book for free.



The Reading Specialist Third Edition

The Reading Specialist  Third Edition Author Rita M. Bean
ISBN-10 9781462521579
Release 2015-06-23
Pages 336
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A trusted practitioner guide and course text, this book provides a complete introduction to the multiple roles of the reading specialist in grades PreK-12. Rita M. Bean offers evidence-based best practices for working with struggling readers; supporting teachers through professional development and coaching; planning curricula; assessing at the individual, classroom, and school levels; and building strong school, family, and community partnerships. User-friendly features include helpful classroom vignettes, questions for discussion and reflection, follow-up activities, and ideas for instructors and workshop leaders. Reproducible forms and worksheets can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. New to This Edition *New overarching framework that connects literacy leadership more directly to classroom instruction and assessment. *Links to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and new standards-based examples included throughout. *Expanded coverage of literacy coaching, middle and high school grades, and response to intervention. *Chapters now begin with key questions and include annotated resources for further reading.



Best Practices of Literacy Leaders

Best Practices of Literacy Leaders Author Rita M. Bean
ISBN-10 9781609189440
Release 2011-10-27
Pages 392
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Bringing together leading experts, this book presents the principles of effective literacy leadership and describes proven methods for improving instruction, assessment, and schoolwide professional development. The book shows how all school staff--including reading specialists and coaches, administrators, teachers, and special educators--can play an active role in nurturing a culture of collaboration and promoting student achievement. Best practices are identified for creating strong elementary and secondary literacy programs, differentiating instruction, supporting English language learners, utilizing technology, building home-school partnerships, and much more. User-friendly features include case examples, guiding questions, and engagement activities in each chapter.



Literacy and Young Children

Literacy and Young Children Author Diane M. Barone
ISBN-10 1572308192
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 318
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One of two parents' guides based on the revised National Curriculum, this book is intended as an introduction to Key Stages 1 and 2. The need for parents to be involved in their children's education has taken root in recent years. To be able to make choices, however, parents need to be informed. This book is intended to enable them to get to grips with the elements of the National Curriculum and topical issues.



Best Practices of Literacy Leaders

Best Practices of Literacy Leaders Author Rita M. Bean
ISBN-10 9781609189440
Release 2011-10-27
Pages 392
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Bringing together leading experts, this book presents the principles of effective literacy leadership and describes proven methods for improving instruction, assessment, and schoolwide professional development. The book shows how all school staff--including reading specialists and coaches, administrators, teachers, and special educators--can play an active role in nurturing a culture of collaboration and promoting student achievement. Best practices are identified for creating strong elementary and secondary literacy programs, differentiating instruction, supporting English language learners, utilizing technology, building home-school partnerships, and much more. User-friendly features include case examples, guiding questions, and engagement activities in each chapter.



Leading With Data

Leading With Data Author Ellen Goldring
ISBN-10 9781452293059
Release 2008-09-17
Pages 216
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A comprehensive, practical guide to using data effectively for school improvement! This hands-on guidebook explains essential statistical and assessment information to help principals make critical and sustainable choices to promote student learning. Broad-based strategies include collecting and analyzing various types of data about student achievement, professional development, allocation of resources, family involvement, and community standards. Part of theLeadership for Learning series, this resource: Supports school leaders in developing and sustaining continuous improvement Links data-based decision making with issues of accountability and shared mission and goals Includes numerous examples and cases, a glossary, school improvement template, sample forms, and data tools



Building Strong School Cultures

Building Strong School Cultures Author Sharon D. Kruse
ISBN-10 9781452294780
Release 2008-09-03
Pages 200
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Develop an integrated school culture that engages educators with their colleagues and communities! This resource calls on principals to create a viable, sustainable school culture using the professional community, organizational learning, and trust to affect teaching and learning. Part of the Leadership for Learning series, this volume presents a leadership approach that integrates teachers, parents, and community members into a coherent team. The authors examine schools that have achieved lasting cultural change and present practical strategies for: Diagnosing and shaping a school culture Revising leadership functions to broaden decision-making processes Rethinking organizational structures Supporting continuous improvement while ensuring stability



Hacking Early Learning

Hacking Early Learning Author Jessica Cabeen
ISBN-10 1948212021
Release 2018-04-05
Pages 202
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In Hacking Early Learning, Kindergarten school leader, early childhood education specialist, and Minnesota State Principal of the Year Jessica Cabeen provides strategies for teachers, principals, and district administrators for best practices in preschool through third grade, including connecting these strategies to all grade levels.



Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity

Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity Author Linda C. Tillman
ISBN-10 9781135128432
Release 2013-08-21
Pages 758
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The rapid growth of diversity within U.S. schooling and the heightened attention to the lack of equity in student achievement, school completion, and postsecondary attendance has made equity and diversity two of the principle issues in education, educational leadership, and educational leadership research. The Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity is the first research-based handbook that comprehensively addresses the broad diversity in U.S. schools by race, ethnicity, culture, language, gender, disability, sexual identity, and class. The Handbook both highly values the critically important strengths and assets that diversity brings to the United States and its schools, yet at the same time candidly critiques the destructive deficit thinking, biases, and prejudices that undermine school success for many groups of students. Well-known chapter authors explore diversity and related inequities in schools and the achievement problems these issues present to school leaders. Each chapter reviews theoretical and empirical evidence of these inequities and provides research-based recommendations for practice and for future research. Celebrating the broad diversity in U.S. schools, the Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity critiques the inequities connected to that diversity, and provides evidence-based practices to promote student success for all children.



The K 12 Literacy Leadership Fieldbook

The K 12 Literacy Leadership Fieldbook Author Rosemarye T. Taylor
ISBN-10 9781483361758
Release 2005-05-18
Pages 160
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This fieldbook provides a plan for improving literacy for all students; students who enjoy reading become better writers, more involved learners, and joyful readers!



Leader in Me

Leader in Me Author Stephen R. Covey
ISBN-10 9781476772196
Release 2014-08-19
Pages 320
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Change your child’s future starting today: Learn how to use Stephen R. Covey’s proven 7 Habits to create a leadership program for kids of all ages so they can be more effective, more goal oriented, and more successful In today’s world, we are inundated with information about who to be, what to do, and how to live. But what if there was a way to learn not just what to think about, but how to think? A program that taught how to manage priorities, focus on goals, and be a positive influence? The Leader in Me is that program. In this bestseller, Stephen R. Covey took the 7 Habits that have already changed the lives of millions of readers and showed how even young children can use them as they develop. These habits—be proactive, begin with the end in mind, put first things first, think win-win, seek to understand and then to be understood, synergize, and sharpen the saw—are being adapted by schools around the country in leadership programs, most famously at the A.B Combs Elementary school in Raleigh. Not only does it work, but it works better than anyone could have imaged. This book is full of examples of how the students blossom under the program—the classroom that decided to form a support group for one of their classmates who had behavioral problems, the fourth grader who found a way to overcome his fear of public speaking and wound up taking his class to see him compete in a national story telling competitive, or the seven-year-old who told her father than they needed to go outside and play because they both needed to “sharpen the saw.” Perfect for individuals and corporations alike, The Leader in Me shows how easy it is to incorporate these skills into daily life. It is a timely answer to many of the challenges facing today’s young people, businesses, parents, and educators—one that is perfectly matched to the growing demands of our certain future.



Connecting Teacher Leadership and School Improvement

Connecting Teacher Leadership and School Improvement Author Joseph Murphy
ISBN-10 9781483304113
Release 2005-01-25
Pages 224
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Increase student learning by developing teacher leaders! This is the first book to synthesize theoretical, empirical, and practice-based literature in order to provide a comprehensive look at what is known about teacher leadership and what works to support it. The first part of the book explores the core concepts of teacher leadership, while the second part shows readers how to establish the context in their school or district to cultivate and support teacher leaders. A vital tool for school improvement, this volume covers such important topics as: The principal’s critical role in supporting teacher leadership Cultivating teacher leadership through professional development Overcoming organizational barriers that hinder teacher leadership How teacher leadership can help advance school improvement efforts



Leadership Lessons from Comprehensive School Reforms

Leadership Lessons from Comprehensive School Reforms Author Joseph Murphy
ISBN-10 0761978461
Release 2003
Pages 289
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Armed with the information contained in this painstakingly researched and brilliantly edited book, the modern educator will be well prepared to rethink the educational process, ready to discover and encourage the leaders of tomorrow.



The Literacy Coach s Handbook Second Edition

The Literacy Coach s Handbook  Second Edition Author Sharon Walpole
ISBN-10 9781462507719
Release 2012-11-01
Pages 252
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This bestselling book gives preservice and practicing literacy coaches the tools they need to build a successful schoolwide reading program. The authors, well-known experts in the field, describe the literacy coach's crucial, evolving role in today's schools. They offer step-by-step guidelines for implementing curricula and assessments, selecting instructional materials, and planning for differentiation and intervention. Specific ways to support teachers by providing high-quality professional development are discussed. The book is grounded in state-of-the-art research on PreK-5 instruction and the characteristics of effective coaches. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest research and instructional materials. *Expanded grade range now includes PreK and grades 4-5. *Content on RTI and the Common Core standards is woven throughout. *Strategies for making professional development more responsive to teachers' needs. See also The Literacy Coaching Challenge, which guides more experienced coaches in choosing among different coaching models and addresses typical issues of implementation.