ERIC Number: ED474400
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Best Practices, Best Thinking, and Emerging Issues in School Leadership.
Owings, William A., Ed.; Kaplan, Leslie S., Ed.
This collection of writings presents leading research and key considerations to assist educational leaders in making decisions about new programs and new directions for their schools. Twenty-six chapters make up the book: (1) "Changing Demographics: A Call for Leadership" (Bud Hodgkinson); (2) "Media and Political Misrepresentation of Public Education" (Gerald W. Bracey); (3) "Implementing Change at the Building Level" (Michael Fullan); (4) "Challenges to Leading and Sustaining School Change" (William Patterson); (5) "The New Effective Schools" (Gordon Cawelti); (6) "Politics and Education: A Conundrum for School Leadership" (Gerald N. Tirozzi); (7) "Curriculum and Instruction: Critical and Emerging Issues for Educational Leadership" (Robert J. Marzano); (8) "Enhancing Teaching" (Linda Darling-Hammond); (9) "Teacher Quality" (Thomas S. Mawhinney and Laura L. Sagan); (10) "Using Technology to Change School Learning Culture" (Alan November); (11) "Integrating Technology into Instructional Design" (Frank M. Betts); (12) "Professional Development in Instructional Technology" (Richard W. Shelly); (13) "What Instructional Leaders Need to Know About Special Education" (Chriss Walther-Thomas and Michael F. DiPaola); (14) "Making Inclusion Work" (Patricia Jordan Rea); (15) "Talent Development with English Language Learners" (Nora G. Friedman); (16) "Connecting Authentic Knowledge and Academic Accountability" (Kelly Clark/Keefe, Patricia Morgan, and Susan Brody Hasazi); (17) "Severely and Profoundly Disabled Students in the School Community" (Phyllis Milne); (18) "Working with Special Education Advocates" (Marguerite A. Pittman); (19) "Technology and Gifted Learners" (Sandra L. Berger); (20) "High-Stakes Testing" (Ronald S. Brandt); (21) "Are Standards the Answer?" (Linda Nathan); (22) "Critical Issues in School Law" (Jennifer A. Sughrue and M. David Alexander); (23) "Emerging Issues in Special Education Law" (Kathleen S. Mehfoud); (24) "Sustaining the Investment: Technology or Teachers?" (Kenneth A. Engebretson); (25) "Changes in Educational Practice" (Gene R. Carter); and (26) "Changes in the Educational Landscape" (Paul D. Houston). The book concludes with an epilogue by Leslie S. Kaplan and William A. Owings. (RT)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Methods, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Responsibility, School Administration, Teacher Administrator Relationship
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