ERIC Number: ED323085
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Real Routes: A Handbook for School-Based Mathematics Leaders.
Ohio Mathematics Education Leadership Council, Columbia Station.
This booklet is designed for leaders of mathematics programs in schools. These leaders may include department chairpersons, administrators, or experienced teachers. The purpose of the document is to help provide direction for these leaders in improving their mathematics programs. The following topics are discussed: (1) getting involved in mathematics programs and organizations; (2) department organization and functions; (3) support staff and administration; (4) publicity and communication; (5) being a school leader; (6) curriculum concerns; (7) finding funding; (8) leadership techniques; and (9) dealing with such things as, setbacks, support systems, and morale. Appendices include: addresses of resource organizations; comprehension questions for each chapter; and a brief annotated bibliography. (CW)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Department Heads, Departments, Educational Improvement, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Leadership, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Organizations (Groups), Secondary School Mathematics, Staff Development
James Hassel, Box 433, Berea, OH 44017 ($3.00 plus $1.00 postage and handling).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio Mathematics Education Leadership Council, Columbia Station.