ERIC Number: ED208416
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Writing in the Schools: Improvement through Effective Leadership.
Glatthorn, Allan A.
Intended to provide school principals and administrators with suggestions for leading a schoolwide writing improvement effort, this book describes the writing process and addresses the kinds of considerations of which administrators should be aware. Chapters in the book discuss (1) the composing process and the teaching of writing, (2) evaluating a school's writing program, (3) planning and implementing a staff development program, (4) improving the composition curriculum, improving writing across the curriculum, (6) supervising the writing program, (7) working with parents to improve student writing, and (8) improving the administrator's own writing. A chapter of resources in the testing and teaching of writing concludes the book. (HTH)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership Responsibility, Principals, School Administration, Staff Development, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction, Writing Processes
National Association of Secondary School Principals, 1904 Assocation Dr., Reston, VA 22091 (Order No. 2108103, $5.00; Quantity discounts available: 10-24 copies, 20%; 25-99 copies, 30%; 100 or more copies, 35%).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Secondary School Principals, Reston, VA.
Identifiers: Writing across the Curriculum; Writing Improvement; Writing Programs