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Author Schmoker, Michael J.

Title Results now [electronic resource] : how we can achieve unprecedented improvements in teaching and learning / Mike Schmoker.

Imprint Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 196 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The Brutal Facts About Instruction and Its Supervision -- I. Reality and Illusion in Public Schools -- 1. The Buffer -- 2. Isolation: The Enemy of Improvement -- 3. Leadership Interrupted: How the Buffer Compromises Supervision -- 4. Curricular Chaos -- II. Literacy Education: The Greatest Opportunity of All -- 5. The Power of Authentic Literacy -- 6. Authentic Literacy and Intellectual Development -- 7. The Startling State of Literacy Education -- III. Learning and Leading in the Professional Learning Community -- 8. Professional Learning Communities: The Surest, Fastest Path to Instructional Improvement -- 9. Leadership in the Professional Learning Community -- 10. Scaling Up: Central Office and State-Level Leadership in the Learning Community -- Conclusion. Why Not Us? Why Not Now? -- Appendix A: Suggestions for Teaching Critical and Argumentative Literacy -- Appendix B: Start Here for Improving Teaching -- Appendix C: Agreements.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Education -- Aims and objectives -- United States.
Educational change -- United States.
School improvement programs -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 1416603581 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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