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Leading Dynamic Schools

Author : Sharon F. Rallis
ISBN : 9781412915564
Genre : Education
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Helps educational leaders create a dialogue that represents all stakeholders, define relevant policies that are ethically sound, and integrate legally mandated policies with schoolwide resolutions.

Learning In The Field

Author : Gretchen B. Rossman
ISBN : 9781412980487
Genre : Reference
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The popular text that helped readers better understand and practice qualitative research has been completely updated and revised. To help readers better visualize and grasp the concepts, issues, and complexities of qualitative inquiry, the authors introduce each chapter with discussions among three ′characters′--students whose research projects demonstrate the challenges and excitement of qualitative research. Woven into the chapters and the characters′ stories are three themes that make up the tapestry of qualitative research: First, research is a learning process. Second, research can and should be useful. Finally, a researcher needs to have a clear vision of the audience and purpose of a study.

Leading With Inquiry And Action

Author : Matthew Militello
ISBN : 1412964148
Genre : Education
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Improve instruction in your school with this collaborative, inquiry-based process that helps identify areas for improvement, determine community-supported solutions, define an action plan, and evaluate program results.

Principals Of Dynamic Schools

Author : Sharon F. Rallis
ISBN : 0761976108
Genre : Education
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In this updated edition, Sharon Rallis and Ellen Goldring describe and illustrate good school leadership practices, drawing on the authors' case studies and surveys as well as the research of others.

The Research Journey

Author : Sharon F. Rallis
ISBN : 9781462505142
Genre : Education
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"This book is a product of our several decades of teaching about research, conducting research ourselves, advising graduate students who conducted research - and of our reflections on the teaching and on the conduct of research. The book is structured to follow a teaching sequence; in fact, it maps neatly onto our syllabus for the course. Each chapter begins with a series of critical questions that we hope will guide reading and prompt further questions for discussion. These questions are followed by a dialogue among five graduate students whose journeys into inquiry are just beginning. Their challenges and joys are embedded in these dialogues as well as throughout the chapters. We also draw on other examples from our students over the years in several places. The chapters end with learning activities that we have used over the years and refined, based on student feedback and our own critical reflections on how well they worked"--

Creating Safe Schools For All Children

Author : Daniel Linden Duke
ISBN : 020532018X
Genre : Education
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Creating Safe Schools for All Students draws on the latest research, law, and expert judgment to offer educators a comprehensive program for designing safe schools. This book addresses several theoretical perspectives through which readers can come to understand school safety. It also provides a set of standards that educators can use to evaluate their schools and then develop practical and systematic plans for ensuring orderly and caring learning environments. Attention is given to the distinction between preventing violence and promoting safety. For educators or educational administrators.

Evaluation Ethics For Best Practice

Author : Michael Morris
ISBN : 1593855702
Genre : Education
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Focusing on ethical challenges in program evaluation, this innovative book features six case-study scenarios that end at a point where the evaluator faces a significant decision about how to proceed. For each case, two distinguished evaluators offer insights on the best course of action to choose, and why. "What If?" boxes modify the details of the scenarios, inviting readers to reflect on whether these changes alter the ethical implications of the case. Six additional cases are presented with questions that guide readers to develop their own ethical analyses. The book is organized to follow the progress of an evaluation, from the entry/contracting phase through the utilization of results.

Language Policy Processes And Consequences

Author : Dr. Sarah C. K. Moore
ISBN : 9781783091966
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book traces the recent socio-historical trajectory of educational language policy in Arizona, the state with the most restrictive English-only implementation in the US. Chapters, each representing a case study of policy-making in the state, include: • an overview and background of the English-only movement, the genesis of Structured English Immersion (SEI), and current status of language policy in Arizona; • an in-depth review of the Flores case presented by its lead lawyer; • a look at early Proposition 203 implementation in the context of broader educational ‘reform’ efforts; • examples of how early state-wide mandates impacted teacher professional development; • a presentation of how new university-level teacher preparation curricula misaligns with commonly-held beliefs about what teachers of language minority students should know and understand; • an exploration of principals’ concerns about enforcing top-down policies for SEI implementation; • an investigation of what SEI policy looks like in today’s classrooms and whether it constitutes equity; • and finally, a discussion of what the various cases mean for the education of English learners in the state.

Dynamic Teachers

Author : Sharon F. Rallis
ISBN : STANFORD:36105018229695
Genre : Education
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The role of the teacher is no longer confined to the classroom or to interactions with students. The authors of this book illustrate through case studies the emerging roles of `dynamic' teachers which incorporate: seeing themselves as professionals and making a commitment to professional behaviours; challenging student thinking through appropriate questioning strategies; extending the classroom into the community, and bringing the community into the classroom; and becoming agents of change, advocating school reform.

Breaking The Culture Of Bullying And Disrespect Grades K 8

Author : Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin
ISBN : 0761946616
Genre : Education
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Chosen by the National Bullying Prevention Campaign for inclusion in their Bullying Prevention Resources Kit, this book provides a comprehensive approach to a vast array of behavior-related problems.

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