ERIC Number: ED231758
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Systematic Planning for School Improvement. Dissemination Report.
Mertz, Robert J., Ed.
Conference papers outlining strategies for implementing change through inservice education are presented. Three opening papers deal with the general theme of the conference: "Effective Inservice Education" (Gordon Lawrence); "A Panel Discussion on Staff Development" (Margaret L. Trent, Robert W. Evans, and Frederick R. Cyphert); and "Evaluation of Inservice Education: A Harder More Revealing Look" (Ben M. Harris). Six papers address major issues in inservice education: "Translating Priorities into Action: A Planning Process" (Lilburn P. Hoehn); "Process Strategies for Effective Staff Developers" (Richard T. Vacca and Jo Anne Vacca); "Improving School Practices Through Principals' Inservice" (James LaPlant, Gerald Prince, and Harold Rowe); "Teacher Centered Inservice" (C. William Phillips); "Implications for Staff Development in the 1980s" (James King); and "Teaching Concepts: Implications for Teacher Development" (Thomas C. Gibney). Five papers discuss curriculum directions in basic skills for the 1980s: "A Summary of Basic Skills in Mathematics Presentation" (Margaret Bledsue Kasten); "Staff Development for the Three Rs" (Elizabeth Dillon-Peterson); "Implementing a Basic Skills Program in an Urban Setting: A Summary" (Isabelle Carter); "Discovering Writing: A New Look at Written Communication" (Charlotte K. Brooks); and "Principals' Reading Leadership Program" (Peggy E. Ransom). (JMK)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Curriculum Development, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Improvement, Mathematics, Principals, Reading Skills, Staff Development, Student Improvement, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Participation, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Inservice Education.
Note: Proceedings of a Conference sponsored by the Ohio State Department of Education, Office of Inservice Education, (Columbus, OH, May 5-6, 1981).