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Author Schmoker, Michael J.

Title Results now : 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 3rd Floor Stacks  371.203 Sch56r 2006    ---  Available
Description vi, 196 p. ; 23 cm.
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.
Subject School improvement programs.
Educational change.
Education -- Aims and objectives.
ISBN 1416603581 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9781416603580

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