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Breaking the mold of school instruction and organization : innovative and successful practices for the twenty-first century

Author: Andrea Honigsfeld; Audrey Cohan
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2010.
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This one-of-a-kind collection of chapters takes the reader on a tour to explore innovative practices from classrooms, schools, districts, communities, and faraway places in the world. Each of the chapters-organized under six headings-tells an authentic, compelling story of a pioneering and successful initiative that breaks the traditional mold of instructional delivery and time-honored school organization. Breaking  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Breaking the mold of school instruction and organization.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2010
(DLC) 2009028602
(OCoLC)429227004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Honigsfeld; Audrey Cohan
ISBN: 9781607094029 1607094029
OCLC Number: 733048525
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 274 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Being an expert : building social, cultural, and academic capital with an English learner / Sally Brown --
Breaking the mold in secondary schools : creating a culture of literacy / Thomas DeVere Wolsey, Diane Lapp, and Douglas Fisher --
Canines in the classroom / Karen Bostic Frederick --
Grassroots approach to co-teaching for English language learners / Maria G. Dove --
Language learning 2.0 : new Internet tools for the language classroom / Lori Langer de Ramirez --
Everyone matters, everyone cares, everyone learns : supporting school communities in the twenty-first century / Marc Ferris --
Creating space to tell our stories : collaborative networks as professional development for language educators / James H. Powell, Patricia Chesbro, and Nancy Boxler --
The link between accountability and collaboration : creating an infrastructure based upon shared leadership and student performance / Audrey F. Murphy --
Becoming leaders : a visionary educator leads the way / Alice E. Ginsberg --
The power and potential of strengths-based connectedness : new directions in leadership and organizations / Alan J. Daly --
Messages and mindsets : powerful tools for transforming schools / Joan R. Fretz --
The superintendent as spiritual leader / Judith R. Merz --
Imagination is our middle name : the High School for Arts, Imagination and Inquiry, and Lincoln Center Institute / Medeleine F. Holzer, Stephen M. Noonan, and Scott Noppe-Brandon --
Opening the portal to innovative learning : a model for science and education / Anastasia Legakes and Suzanne D. Morgan --
The re-invention of a city school : a magnet (school) for students and parents / Nadine Binkley --
Creating a demonstration learning-style district of excellence / Lois Favre and Susan Rundle --
Avenidas nuevas : new pathways for modeling and supporting home-based literacy strategies with Hispanic parents / Diane W. Gómez, Diane E. Lang, and Suzanne M. Lasser --
High school redesign in New Hampshire : follow the child / Mary Ellen Freeley and Richard Hanzelka --
District leadership and school-community collaboration / Mavis G. Sanders --
Operation Day's Work : developing student leaders for the global era / Linda Kantor Swerdlow --
Generation schools : a comprehensive urban school reform model / Nora E. Hyland and Furman Brown --
Writing local history journals can be engaging and educationally worthwhile / Charles F. Howlett --
Time to tell the truth about local history, New York was a land of slavery : how student activism promotes leadership and literacy / Michael Pezone and Alan Singer --
Preventing the gap in preschool : a suburban community model / Zoila Tazi --
How to teach an old school new tricks / Margaret S. Parsons --
Learning environments matter : taking learning outside the classroom / Irene Nigaglioni --
Liberating learning and its environment / Michael A. Malone --
Re-writing the rules for a new design literacy / James Capolupo, Douglas Carney, and Robert Pillar --
Still hoping for that cradle to grave high school / Philip J. Poinelli --
Innovation and transformation at a Zambian school / Monisha Bajaj --
At St. George's, it all begins with self-management : getting to know yourself / J. Alan Cooper --
Successful teaching practices in a New Zealand Whānau classroom : enhanced English reading learning for Māori children / Fleur Harris --
Zöld Kakas : an ethos-oriented second-chance high school in Hungary / Mária Molnár, József Braun, and Judit Kováts --
Providing students with uninterrupted learning experiences : a success story from Iceland / Ingvar Sigurgeirsson --
Conclusion / Audrey Cohan and Andrea Honigsfeld.
Responsibility: edited by Andrea Honigsfeld and Audrey Cohan.

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