ERIC Number: ED405631
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Restructuring To Promote Learning in America's Schools. Selected Readings, Volume II for Video Conferences 5-9.
Pink, William T., Ed.; And Others
This second volume of selected readings is designed to accompany Video Conferences 5-9 in the series "Restructuring to Promote Learning in America's Schools." The readings in this volume explore several key issues in school restructuring. Four sections include: (1) Schools as Learning Communities; (2) Many Roads to Fundamental Reform: Getting Started and Continuing the Journey; (3) The Meaning of Staff Development in the 21st Century; and (4) Reconnecting Students at Risk to the Learning Process. Essays include: (1) "Building Community" (John W. Gardner); (2) "Parent-Community Involvement: Collaboration by Another Name" (Betty Harris James); (3) "Blueprint for Schools and Community Development" (The Heartland Center for Leadership Development); (4) "The School of the Future Will Be a Community School" (C. William Brubaker); (5) "Parent Involvement: State Education Agencies Should Lead the Way" (Joyce L. Epstein); (6) "The Next Educational Reform: Family Support Systems" (William H. Denton); (7) "Bottom-Line Education: A Business-Run School in Chicago Seeks to Improve Learning Without a Big Rise in Costs" (Ellen Graham); (8) "Restructuring Schools to Meet the Needs of Disadvantaged Students" (Gary Natriello; Edward L. McDill; Aaron M. Pallas); (9) "Background Paper Professional Practice Schools" (Marsha Levine, Tamar Gendler); (10) "Toward Redefining Models of Curriculum and Instruction for Students at Risk" (Beau Fly Jones); (11) "Toward a New Mainstream of Instruction for American Schools" (Eric J. Cooper); (12) "The Search for Meaningful Reform: A Third-Wave Educational System" (Charles M. Reigeluth); (13) "Lessons From the Trenches" (Thomas Toch, Matthew Cooper); (14) "Educational Reform and Federal Policy: Supporting Perestroika and Professionalism in the Public Schools" (Linda Darling-Hammond); (15) "Knowledge and Teaching: Foundations of the New Reform" (Lee S. Shulman); (16) "Five Models of Staff Development for Teachers" (Dennis Sparks, Susan Loucks-Horsley); (17) "Effective Staff Development for Urban School Improvement" (William T. Pink); (18) "Educating Poor Minority Children" (James P. Comer); (19) "Funds of Knowledge: Historical Constitution, Social Distribution, and Transmission" (James B. Greenberg); (20) "What No Bedtime Story Means: Narrative Skills at Home and School" (Shirley Brice Heath); (21) "Research Into Practice: Teaching Mathematics and Thinking" (Edward A. Silver, Margaret S. Smith); and (22) "QUASAR Quantitative Understanding Amplifying Student Achievement and Reasoning" (Edward A. Silver). (MLH)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Learning Processes, School Restructuring, Staff Development
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Collected Works - General
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Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Central Regional Educational Lab., Elmhurst, IL.