ERIC Number: ED527738
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
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Differentiation Is an Expectation: A School Leader's Guide to Building a Culture of Differentiation
Hewitt, Kimberly Kappler; Weckstein, Daniel K.
Eye on Education
Turn your school into a place where every child achieves. This book provides leaders with all that they need to promote differentiation in their schools and districts. Through research and first-hand experience, the authors have identified effective strategies for hiring differentiation-minded staff members, communicating the need for differentiation to all stakeholders, motivating teachers to differentiate, and using differentiated teacher evaluation to effect change. Contents include: (1) First Things First: What is Differentiation?; (2) Can Differentiation Work in a High-Need School or District?; (3) Change Agents are Knowledgeable Leaders: The Value of a Professional Learning Community; (4) Evaluating Teacher Differentiation and Differentiating Teacher Evaluation; and (5) Hiring the Best Teachers for the Job. A valuable resource for principals and other leaders, this book will serve as the go-to-guide to assist you on your journey in embedding differentiation into the culture of your school or district.
Descriptors: Change Agents, Faculty Development, Academic Achievement, Leaders, Leadership, Differentiated Staffs, Teachers, Stakeholders, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Evaluation, Principals
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
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