The Principal as Curriculum Leader

Author: Allan A. Glatthorn
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483353125
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Your best resource for curriculum leadership post-NCLB and beyond! Put quality curriculum front and center with this classic toolkit to savvy curriculum leadership for the 21st Century. Newly revised and updated case studies, research, and state and national curriculum and leadership standards complement a completely new section focused on emerging technologies. New features include: Major chapter revisions with research on ESSA, CCSS and more Up-to-date information on Professional Standards for Educational Leaders Concrete examples of district-level curriculum mapping, planning, and integration New information on professional growth, state curriculum frameworks, online assessments, SBAC, PARCC, and adaptive testing

Curriculum Leadership

Author: Allan A. Glatthorn
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483383431
Format: PDF, Docs
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Creating an innovative and successful curriculum Curriculum Leadership: Strategies for Development and Implementation, Fourth Edition is a one-of-a-kind resource written for educational leaders--administrators and teachers--who want to successfully restructure and enhance school curriculum. Authors Allan A. Glatthorn, Floyd Boschee, Bruce M. Whitehead, and Bonni F. Boschee provide innovative and successful curriculum ideas, including reflective case studies, “Keys to Leadership” sections, curriculum tips, and “Challenge” sections with key issues and questions 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. 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 PK–12 school curriculum.

Everything School Leaders Need to Know About Assessment

Author: W. James Popham
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 141297979X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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With plain language and practical examples, Popham covers key understandings for school leaders, including validity, formative assessment, interpreting test results, instructional sensitivity, and more.

Curriculum Alignment

Author: David A. Squires
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412960061
Format: PDF
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Provides information for school administrators and curriculum specialists on ways to align the curriculum to state standards to improve student achievement and teacher effectiveness.

Human Resources Administration

Author: Richard Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317927982
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Enhanced and updated, this Fourth Edition of Richard E. Smith’s highly successful text examines the growing role of the principal in planning, hiring, staff development, supervision, and other human resource functions. The Fourth Edition includes new sections on ethics, induction, and the role of the mentor teacher. This edition also introduces "From the Desk of a Principal," a feature which connects the book’s content and applications to the experiences of real school principals.

No Place for Bullying

Author: James Dillon
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452284067
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Discover the keys to successful bullying prevention! This book describes the paradigm shifts a school leader needs to create in order to develop and lead a schoolwide bullying prevention program. Anti-bullying efforts often fail because they do not have full support from every school stakeholder, including parents. This accessible book makes it easy to implement the three critical components of effective leadership for bullying prevention: The WILL to address the problem The SKILL to lead others to help reduce and prevent bullying The FOLLOW-THROUGH for ensuring anti-bullying policies are established and sustained

The Teacher as Assessment Leader

Author: Thomas R. Gusky
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 1935542400
Format: PDF
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Discover how to improve student learning through the power of effective assessment, and realize your power to transform education from inside the classroom. Meaningful examples, expert research, and real-life experiences illustrate the capacity and responsibility every educator has to ignite positive change. Packed with practical strategies from expert practitioners for designing, analyzing, and using assessments, this book shows how to turn best practices into usable solutions.

Writing the Winning Thesis or Dissertation

Author: Randy L. Joyner
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452284113
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The classic guide for master's and doctoral students—newly revised and updated! Used in its first two editions by tens of thousands of students, this practical book demystifies the process of writing your master's thesis or doctoral dissertation, taking you through the process one step at a time. Newly revised and updated, this book provides specific models and examples that will guide you through: Laying the groundwork for the thesis or dissertation Organizing and scheduling your work Collaborating with peers Using technology Solving problems throughout the dissertation process