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Author: Henry Gradillas; Jerry Jesness
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2010.
Series: New frontiers in education.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, Dr. Gradillas shares both his upbeat philosophy of education and the practical school management techniques that helped translate that philosophy into success for thousands of students over three decades. The book focuses on three areas that are key to the operation of an effective school: School climate, instruction, and curriculum. It includes many references to the Garfield High School experience,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gradillas, Henry, 1934-
Standing and delivering.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2010
(DLC) 2010025137
(OCoLC)643082122
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Gradillas; Jerry Jesness
ISBN: 9781607099444 1607099446
OCLC Number: 815276607
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 121 pages).
Contents: Who is responsible for making schools effective? --
The power of high expectations --
Fostering effective schools --
Establishing a positive school climate --
Delivery of instruction --
The power of the curriculum --
Special instructional programs --
Physical education, sports, and other nonacademic activities --
Understanding and controlling gang activity --
Selecting, supervising, and supporting the teaching staff --
Winning over the kids --
Involving the parents --
Other support groups --
Dealing with other powers that be --
The Garfield model, then and now.
Series Title: New frontiers in education.
Responsibility: Henry Gradillas and Jerry Jesness ; foreword by Jaime Escalante.

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In this book, Dr. Gradillas shares both his upbeat philosophy of education and the practical school management techniques that helped translate that philosophy into success for thousands of students over three decades. The book focuses on three areas that are key to the operation of an effective school: School climate, instruction, and curriculum. It includes many references to the Garfield High School experience, as well as to other schools where Gradillas was at the helm.

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