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A School Leader's Guide to Implementing the Common Core

A School Leader's Guide to Implementing the Common Core

Author: Gloria D. Campbell-Whatley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317670698

Category: Education

Page: 172

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This accessible resource addresses the problems, challenges, and issues that general and special education leaders frequently face on a day-to-day basis in implementing the Common Core standards in their schools. Grounded in best practices from current literature, this text provides leaders with practical solutions to working with teachers and differentiating instruction for all students—including students with special needs, ESL, and ELL learners. A School Leader’s Guide to Implementing the Common Core presents a cohesive framework and offers viable options for effective inclusive instruction based on students‘ varied learning needs. Special Features: Vignettes and "Research-Based Practical Tips" offer concrete connections to school contexts and illustrate practical applications. Explores current trends in Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Multi-tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), and Response to Intervention (RTI), and how they relate to the Common Core Standards. Guides leaders through the development of effective policies for culturally responsive instruction in the classroom.

School Leader's Guide to the Common Core

School Leader's Guide to the Common Core

Author: James A. Bellanca

Publisher: Solution Tree Press

ISBN: 9781936764471

Category: Education

Page: 80

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Implement the Common Core State Standards with downloadable reproducibles, lists of resources to support the many topics affected, discussion questions, and relevant information to share with your colleagues. Explore the background of the standards and the changes that must take place to meet them. The authors offer five principles for school leaders on effective coaching and feedback.

School Leader's Guide to the Common Core

School Leader's Guide to the Common Core

Author: James A. Bellanca

Publisher: Solution Tree

ISBN: 1760012858

Category: Education

Page:

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School Leader's Guide to the Common Core: Achieving Results Through Rigor and Relevance by James A. Bellanca, Robin J. Fogarty, Brian M. Pete, and Rebecca L. Stinson guides school leaders as they implement the Common Core State Standards into their curriculum, instruction, and assessment. This comprehensive resource provides reproducibles and "Looking Back," "Discussion Questions," and "Takeaways" sections to foster reflection and conversation with colleagues. Using the effective instructional leadership and innovative practices in this guide, all school leaders will make Common Core implementation a reality for their schools. Chapter 1 offers background on the CCSS, including the organizational and curriculum changes that must take place to reach the new academic standards. In chapter 2, the authors offer strategies for school leaders to support their teachers and implement long-term professional learning. The focus of chapter 3 is the place of rigor and real-world relevance in instruction. Its discussion focuses on (1) explicit teaching of a thinking skill, (2) close reading, (3) concept-rich mathematics, and (4) project-, problem-, and performance-based inquiry. The authors offer five principles of effective coaching and feedback in chapter 4. This chapter features teacher vignettes that illustrate the application of the principles for coaching and feedback. Finally, chapter 5 shows leaders how to collect and use assessment data when results are hindrances to reaching the mission of college and career-ready students.

Common Core Mathematics in a PLC at Workâ„¢, Leader's Guide

Common Core Mathematics in a PLC at Workâ„¢, Leader's Guide

Author: Timothy D. Kanold

Publisher: Solution Tree Press

ISBN: 9781936765492

Category: Education

Page: 96

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This leader companion to the grade-level teacher guides illustrates how to sustain successful implementation of the Common Core State Standards for mathematics. Discover what students should learn and how they should learn it. Comprehensive research-affirmed analysis tools and strategies will help collaborative teams develop and assess student demonstrations of deep conceptual understanding and procedural fluency.

Planning for Technology

Planning for Technology

Author: Bruce M. Whitehead

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781483306469

Category: Education

Page: 296

View: 891

Stay a step ahead of technological change so that every student can flourish! Students and classrooms are growing more technologically savvy every semester, and falling behind is not an option. This new edition of an essential text shows educational leaders how to equip their students for the future, with updates such as: Digital developments of the past decade that school leaders must address New content covering the Common Core, distributed leadership, adult learning theory, digital citizenship, cybersecurity, cloud computing, and more A new chapter on creating a “culture of technology” that goes beyond mere user manuals to create responsible, tech-savvy students

Curriculum Leadership

Curriculum Leadership

Author: Allan A. Glatthorn

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781483347363

Category: Education

Page: 616

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Creating an innovative and successful curriculum Curriculum Leadership: Strategies for Development and Implementation, Fourth Edition is a one-of-a-kind resource written for educational leaders--administrators and teachers--who want to successfully restructure and enhance school curriculum. Authors Allan A. Glatthorn, Floyd Boschee, Bruce M. Whitehead, and Bonni F. Boschee provide innovative and successful curriculum ideas, including reflective case studies, “Keys to Leadership” sections, curriculum tips, and “Challenge” sections with key issues and questions in every chapter. Also interspersed throughout the book are tried and true strategies that provide administrators with innovative ideas on meeting state and national standards. This is a much needed, highly informative, and easy-to-read account of curriculum development and change for curriculum leaders, those teaching curriculum courses, and those aspiring to become curriculum decision makers. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to develop and implement a PK–12 school curriculum.

Digital Learning for All, Now

Digital Learning for All, Now

Author: Jonathan P. Costa

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781452220055

Category: Computers

Page: 178

View: 429

Design the practically paperless classroom This breakthrough guide outlines field-tested strategies show how to affordably integrate technology, utilize open source and crowd sourcing, and align instructional systems and culture to optimize student learning.

The Principal as Curriculum Leader

The Principal as Curriculum Leader

Author: Allan A. Glatthorn

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781483353081

Category: Education

Page: 288

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Your best resource for curriculum leadership post-NCLB and beyond! Put quality curriculum front and center with this classic toolkit to savvy curriculum leadership for the 21st Century. Newly revised and updated case studies, research, and state and national curriculum and leadership standards complement a completely new section focused on emerging technologies. New features include: Major chapter revisions with research on ESSA, CCSS and more Up-to-date information on Professional Standards for Educational Leaders Concrete examples of district-level curriculum mapping, planning, and integration New information on professional growth, state curriculum frameworks, online assessments, SBAC, PARCC, and adaptive testing

Making the Common Core Standards Work

Making the Common Core Standards Work

Author: Robert J. Manley

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781452284439

Category: Education

Page: 288

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Essential reading for school leaders! Providing a blueprint for implementing and exceeding the new Common Core State Standards, this practical guide focuses on realistic strategies for lasting change within schools. The authors build an inspiring case for how individual schools can develop a world-class education system through targeted professional development. Topics include: Empowering teachers and staff as partners in implementing the new standards Adapting existing curriculum to meet grade-level goals for mathematics and language arts Designing assessments that measure mastery of the standards Ensuring that the standards benefit all students, including multicultural learners

Leading the Common Core State Standards

Leading the Common Core State Standards

Author: Cheryl A. Dunkle

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781452283968

Category: Education

Page: 184

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Transform your school using proven core curriculum practices This practical guide provides step-by-step guidance for overcoming the barriers to adopting the Common Core State Standards and achieving equity and excellence for all students. An experienced teacher and principal, Cheryl Dunkle shows leaders how to lead implementation of the CCSS and continuous quality improvement in schools. This practical guide addresses these key issues and more: Communicating the CCSS to teachers and parents and attaining their buy-in Transitioning schools and districts to align with the CCSS Determining which teaching and learning practices need to change Garnering resources and support for reforms Included are professional learning resources such as guiding questions, an annotated bibliography, and a list of helpful references.

A School Leader's Guide to Excellence

A School Leader's Guide to Excellence

Author: Carmen Fariña

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: STANFORD:36105131783040

Category: Education

Page: 190

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Is something - no matter how big or small - holding your school back? If so, turn to Carmen Farina and Laura Kotch. In New York City they've transformed struggling schools into excellent schools and made good ones great. And in A School Leader's Guide to Excellence they'll show you a direct, detailed road to improving schoolwide achievement. Farina and Kotch present their ideas with step-by-step instructions, implementation and evaluation advice, artifacts of their own reform efforts, and all the modifiable forms and documents you'll need.