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Bambrick-Santoyo, Paul – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
Paul Bambrick-Santoyo (Managing Director of Uncommon Schools) shows leaders how they can raise their schools to greatness by following a core set of principles. These seven principles, or "levers," allow for consistent, transformational, and replicable growth. With intentional focus on these areas, leaders will leverage much more…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Leadership Effectiveness, Educational Principles, Transformational Leadership
Grant, Jim – Crystal Springs Books, 2007
This book is a survival guide as well as a valuable tool for making our schools more effective and appropriate places for students to learn and achieve. Exploring the often complex, multifaceted, and co-occurring problems in the education system, the book addresses specific problems, discusses the real reasons they developed and persist, describes…
Descriptors: Educational Change, School Restructuring, Instructional Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
Hakuta, Kenji; Cummins, Jim; Fillmore, Lily Wong – 2002
This professional development kit for teachers and administrators working with English language learners (ELLs) offers three videotapes of three presentations from the 2002 NABE Conference, as well as agendas, presenter's notes, classroom activities, a list of resources, and transparencies for half-day or full-day workshops. The topics discussed…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Class Activities, Educational Change
1990
Narrated by actor Howard Hesseman, this videotape presents arguments for promoting art education in the nation's schools. Interviews with art education leaders, industry leaders, teachers, and principals reveal their convictions that adequate training in critical and creative thinking is necesseary for successful participation in the international…
Descriptors: Art Education, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education
Southeastern Regional Vision for Education (SERVE), Tallahassee, FL. – 1993
For a generation of students raised on television and video games, technology will need to play a crucial role in their learning. Understanding how to best use technology is the key to successful outcomes in the classroom for students, teachers, and administrators. The key to successful implementation of educational technology in the classroom is…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Innovation, Educational Media, Educational Planning
Smith, Bonnie; And Others – 1996
This collection of 21 booklets about the Western Illinois University (WIU) model for teacher education, centered on principles of instructional designs, targets five technologies: computer applications, telecommunications, distance learning, interactive multimedia, and instructional video. Teacher competencies are specified for instructional…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Audiovisual Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development
1998
This set of six videotapes provides a comprehensive guide to meetings to develop Individualized Education Programs (IEP) for students who are blind. The tapes include reenactments of IEP meetings, conferences with experts, and the views of a variety of participants. Emphasis is on requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Blindness, Child Advocacy, Educational Legislation
DeNatale-Matthews, Gail; And Others – 1993
This booklet, designed to accompany a videotape, gives teachers and students advice on how to participate in their community and productively build upon it. Teachers who are affiliated with the REACH (Rural Education Alliance for Collaborative Humanities) advise other teachers to design their own program based on the specific community's needs.…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Community Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Place Based Education