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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Barbara O Taylor; Pamela Bullard
|Description:||121 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction. Using the effective schools process --
Effective schools defined. The correlates ; The process ; The vision ; The promise ; Effective schools and total quality ; Learning to ride a unicycle --
Development of the effective schools process. Roots of effective schools research ; Sticking to the goal ; Refining the model ; NCESRD moves to Wisconsin --
Changing the classroom. Reasons for change ; The power of moral imperative ; The role of brain-compatible learning ; Bringing brain-compatible learning to the Spring Branch effective schools process ; Empowerment and learning --
Changing the culture of schools. Shared values, shared vision ; Effective schools and other reforms ; Stages of culture change ; Making change stick --
Curriculum development, student assessment, staff development, and accountability. The fallacy of "loose coupling" ; Collaborations, consensus, and group learning ; Collaboration in action and Spring Branch ; Measuring results --
Effective leaders and what to do: four cases. The Spring Branch, Texas experience ; Change in St. John's County, Florida ; Transformations in Springfield, Massachusetts ; 20 years of effective schools in Arizona ; Conclusion --
Facing the future: how effective schools meet the challenges. The danger of the Bell curve ; Toward a new stewardship.
|Responsibility:||by Barbara O. Taylor and Pamela Bullard.|
- Educational change -- United States.
- Educational change -- United States -- Case studies.
- School management and organization -- United States.
- Curriculum planning -- United States.
- Curriculum planning.
- Educational change.
- School management and organization.
- United States.