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Vaszauskas, Jim – Scholar-Practitioner Quarterly, 2011
This article explores the relationship between research on educational change, the Baldrige continuous improvement framework, and Schlechty's (2002) WOW school standards articulated in "Working on the Work". Each of Schlechty's standards are examined and examples from practicing educators who have been trained in continuous improvement…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Research, Total Quality Management, Standards
Schlechty, Phillip C. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2011
In Phillip Schlechty's best-selling book "Working on the Work", he outlined a motivational framework for improving student performance by improving the quality of schools designed for students. "Engaging Students" offers a next-step resource in which Schlechty incorporates what he's learned from the field and from the hundreds of workshops he and…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Motivation, Motivation Techniques, Questionnaires
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Dietrich, Trevor; Balli, Sandra J. – International Journal of Instruction, 2014
Thirty four fifth-grade students were interviewed about classroom learning and technology. Interview data were considered through Schlechty's (2002) levels of engagement framework to explore students' authentic or ritualistic engagement during technology supported lessons. Student engagement is defined as interest in and commitment to learning.…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Learner Engagement, Technology Uses in Education, Student Participation
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Saeed, Sitwat; Zyngier, David – Journal of Education and Learning, 2012
The authors use Ryan and Deci's (2000) Self-Determination Theory (SDT) to better understand how student motivation and engagement are linked combined with Schlechty's Student Engagement Continuum to analyse the impact of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation on students' different engagement types. The study seeks to understand which type of…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Learner Engagement, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Ratcliff, N. J.; Jones, C. R.; Costner, R. H.; Knight, C.; Disney, G.; Savage-Davis, E.; Sheehan, H.; Hunt, G. H. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2012
Based on a theoretical model developed by Schlechty, this case study focuses on a small high school, located on a college campus and designed to address the educational needs of gifted 9th- through 12th-grade students. Eight teachers who taught 9th- and 12th-grade classes and their 60 students were observed. Each teacher was observed during six…
Descriptors: Small Schools, School Location, Colleges, Campuses
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Wagetti, Rebecca J.; Johnston, Patricia; Jones, Leslie B. – Education, 2017
Educators have realized the importance of engaging students in learning. Teachers often see participatory behaviors like "hand raising" as evidence of students being engaged in an activity. These indications of engagement do not capture motivational factors behind true engagement. A research team developed a five item scale to easily…
Descriptors: Informal Assessment, Learner Engagement, Check Lists, Secondary School Mathematics
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Brinegar, Kathleen; Bishop, Penny A. – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2011
Although curriculum integration has a long history of myriad models, rarely have those stakeholders most connected to the practice--the students--been consulted about the efficacy of the approach. This study applied a longitudinal, intrinsic case study approach (Stake, 2000) to examine middle school students' perceptions of learning and engagement…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Learning, Learner Engagement
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Synar, Edwyna; Maiden, Jeffrey – Journal of Education Finance, 2012
The purpose of this study was to develop a model that may be used to estimate the financial costs of teacher turnover in urban school districts. It is estimated that 50% of the beginning teachers leave the profession within the first five years on the job (Murname, Singer, Wilett, Kemple, and Olsen 1991; Colbert and Wolff 1992; Ingersoll 2003;…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Teaching Methods, Teaching Experience, Beginning Teachers
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Doblar, D. Douglas – Educational Horizons, 2009
Calls for schools to "improve" are everywhere, but recently calls for schools to "transform" have proliferated, based on the idea that schools are not simply underperforming but outdated if not obsolete. Most prominently, scholars and authors such as Phillip Schlechty, Peter Senge, and Francis Duffy have targeted school and…
Descriptors: High Schools, Charter Schools, Social Systems, Community Schools
Lewis, Anne C. – School Administrator, 2003
Panel of five education experts--Elliot Eisner, John Goodlad, Patricia Graham, Phillip Schlechty, and Warren Simons--answer questions related to recent school reform efforts, such as the No Child Left Behind Act, aimed at achieving universal educational proficiency. (PKP)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
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Duffy, Francis M.; Reigeluth, Charles M.; Solomon, Monica; Caine, Geoffrey; Carr-Chellman, Alison A.; Almeida, Luis; Frick, Theodore; Thompson, Kenneth; Koh, Joyce; Ryan, Christopher D.; DeMars, Shane – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2006
This paper presents several brief papers about the process of systemic change. These are: (1) Step-Up-To-Excellence: A Protocol for Navigating Whole-System Change in School Districts by Francis M. Duffy; (2) The Guidance System for Transforming Education by Charles M. Reigeluth; (3) The Schlechty Center For Leadership In School Reform by Monica…
Descriptors: School Restructuring, Systems Approach, Systems Development, Profiles
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Caram, Chris A.; Davis, Patsy B. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2005
Teaching is about designing, creating, and inventing intellectually challenging work for students--work that engages students and is so compelling that students persist when they experience difficulty and feel satisfaction, indeed delight, when they successfully accomplish the challenge (Schlechty 1997). Whether thinking skills are taught…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Student Participation, Thinking Skills, Critical Thinking
Hilty, Eleanor Blair, Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2011
Over the past two decades, numerous textbooks have been published on teacher leadership; however, this is the only volume that provides a definitive overview of the scholarship and writing being done in the field of teacher leadership. This book introduces the reader to the scholarship of over 35 authors, and thus, becomes an essential tool needed…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Teacher Role, Educational Change, School Administration
Synar, Edwyna Anne – ProQuest LLC, 2010
It is estimated that 50% of beginning teachers leave the profession within the first five years on the job (Murnane, Singer, Willett, Kemple, & Olsen, 1991; Colbert & Wolff, 1992; Ingersoll, 2003b; Schlechty & Vance, 1981). When teachers depart, they take with them their knowledge of instructional techniques, students' learning styles, and…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Teacher Selection, Labor Turnover, Teaching Experience
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Brandt, Ron – Educational Leadership, 1985
Briefly discusses Phillip Schlechty's view on teacher career development with university cooperation, needs for systematic faculty development, appropriate administrator roles, encouragement of professionalism, the use of differentiated staffing patterns, and appropriate attitudes toward reform. (PGD)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Career Development, College School Cooperation, Differentiated Staffs
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