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Education | Education Studies

March 2003 | 580 pages | Corwin
Featuring the leading figures in educational leadership, this new resource from William Owings and Leslie Kaplan connects best thinking with best practices and emerging issues in school leadership. The contributing authors-including Michael Fullan, Linda Darling-Hammond, Alan November, Bob Marzano, Gerald Tirozzi, Gene Carter, present leading research and key considerations to assist in making decisions about new programmes and new directions for your school.

This book highlights:

- Future Trends

- Recruiting

- High-stakes Testing

- Teacher Quality

- Curriculum and Instruction

- Technology

- Special Education

- Parent/Community Relationships

- School Law

- Political Environment

- Building-level change

Best Practices, Best Thinking, and Emerging Issues in School Leadership unites the ideas of these leading educators and researchers with the perspectives of practicing principals, reconciling theory and fieldwork with recommendations for best practice-truly applying research-into-practice into one manageable, accessible guide.

William A. Owings and Leslie S. Kaplan
Prologue
 
A Brief Look at the ISLLC Standards
 
About the Editors
 
About the Contributors
 
Part I: Understanding Schools and School Leadership
Harold L. Hodgkinson
1. Changing Demographics: A Call for Leadership
ISLLC Questions  
References  
Gerald W. Bracey
2. Media and Political Misrepresentation of Public Education
ISLLC Questions  
References  
Lessons Learned  
 
Part II: Leading Change
Michael Fullan
3. Implementing Change at the Building Level
ISLLC Questions  
References  
William Patterson
4. Challenges to Leading and Sustaining School Change
ISLLC Questions  
Gordon Cawelti
5. The New Effective Schools
ISLLC Questions  
References  
Gerald N. Tirozzi
6. Politics and Education: A Conundrum for School Leadership
ISLLC Questions  
References  
Lessons Learned  
 
Part III: Teaching and Learning
Robert J. Marzano
7. Curriculum and Instruction: Critical and Emerging Issues for Educational Leadership
ISLLC Questions  
References  
Linda Darling-Hammond
8. Enhancing Teaching
ISLLC Questions  
References  
Thomas S. Mawhinny and Laura L. Sagan
9. Teacher Quality
ISLLC Questions  
References  
Alan November
10. Using Technology to Change School Learning Culture
ISLLC Questions  
Reference  
Frank M. Betts
11. Integrating Technology Into Instructional Design
ISLLC Questions  
Annotated References  
Richard W. Shelly
12. Professional Development in Instructional Technology: A Case Study
ISSLC Questions  
Lessons Learned  
Reference  
 
Part IV: Meeting Individual Learners' Needs
Chriss Walther-Thomas and Michael F. Di Paola
13. What Instructional Leaders Need to Know About Special Education
ISLLC Questions  
References  
Patricia Jordan Rea
14. Making Inclusion Work
ISLLC Questions  
References  
Nora G. Friedman
15. Talent Development With English Language Learners
ISLLC Questions  
References  
Kelly Clarke/Keefe, Patricia Morgan and Susan Brody Hasazi
16. Connecting Authentic Knowledge and Academic Accountability Through Personal Learning Plans
ISLLC Questions  
References  
Phyllis Milne
17. Severely and Profoundly Disabled Students in the School Community
ISLLC Questions  
Marguerite A. Pittman
18. Working With Special Education Advocates
ISLLC Questions  
Sandra L. Berger
19. Technology and Gifted Learners
ISLLC Questions  
References  
Lessons Learned  
 
Part V: Accountability
Ronald S. Brandt
20. High-Stakes Testing
ISLLC Questions  
Linda Nathan
21. Are Standards the Answer?
ISLLC Questions  
Jennifer A. Sughrue and M. David Alexander
22. Critical Issues in School Law
ISLLC Questions  
Kathleen S. Mehfoud
23. Emerging Issues in Special Education Law
ISLLC Questions  
Kenneth A. Engebretson
24. Sustaining the Investment: Technology or Teachers?
Lessons Learned  
 
Part VI: Future Trends in Education
Gene R. Carter
25. Changes in Educational Practice
ISLLC Questions  
References  
Paul D. Houston
26. Changes in the Educational Landscape
ISLLC Questions  
Lessons Learned  
Leslie S. Kaplan and William A. Owings
Epilogue
 
Index

Sample Materials & Chapters

Prologue

Chapter 1: Changing Demographics - A Call for Leadership


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