Creating A Culture For High Performing Schools

Author: Cletus R. Bulach
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1610483219
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This book describes a comprehensive school reform approach that reduces resistance to school reform and increases the likelihood of creating a caring learning community. Creating a "high-performing" school is an organizational approach to school reform that creates a distinctly different school culture and climate than can be found in existing schools.

Jspr Vol 30 N1

Author: Journal of School Public Relations
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475824122
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The Journal of School Public Relations is a quarterly publication providing research, analysis, case studies and descriptions of best practices in six critical areas of school administration: public relations, school and community relations, community education, communication, conflict management/resolution, and human resources management. Practitioners, policymakers, consultants and professors rely on the Journal for cutting-edge ideas and current knowledge. Articles are a blend of research and practice addressing contemporary issues ranging from passing bond referenda to building support for school programs to integrating modern information.

Author: 高等教育出版,張奕華、許正妹、張奕財、王等元、葉彥宏、劉語霏、李坤崇
Publisher: 高等教育文化事業有限公司
ISBN:
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資訊科技融入班級經營之策略:兼談TEAM Model智慧教室之創新應用/張奕華、許正妹、張奕財 中小學班級經營與個人資料保護/王等元 中輟生與班級經營的關係:一些教育哲學的觀點/葉彥宏 日本中小學教師班級經營的困難與改革動向/劉語霏 品德教育的生活體驗模式/李坤崇

Holding Nclb Accountable

Author: Gail L. Sunderman
Publisher: Corwin Pr
ISBN:
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By mandating high standards for all students, the No Child Left Behind Act has promised to close the achievement gap and bring all students up to proficient levels by 2014. The challenge is in connecting the goals of NCLB legislation with the realities of change in the classroom.

Handbook Of Positive Behavior Support

Author: Wayne Sailor
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781441981356
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A revolution in working with difficult students began during the 1980s, with a dramatic shift away from dependence on simply punishing bad behavior to reinforcing desired, positive behaviors of children in the classroom. With its foundation in applied behavior analysis (ABA), positive behavior support (PBS) is a social ecology approach that continues to play an increasingly integral role in public education as well as mental health and social services nationwide. The Handbook of Positive Behavior Support gathers into one concise volume the many elements of this burgeoning field and organizes them into a powerful, dynamic knowledge base – theory, research, and applications. Within its chapters, leading experts, including the primary developers and researchers of PBS: (1) Review the origins, history, and ethical foundations of positive behavior support. (2) Report on applications of PBS in early childhood and family contexts, from Head Start to foster care to mental health settings to autism treatment programs. (3) Examine school-based PBS used to benefit all students regardless of ability or conduct. (4) Relate schoolwide PBS to wraparound mental health services and the RTI (response to intervention) movement. (5) Provide data and discussion on a variety of topics salient to PBS, including parenting issues, personnel training, high school use, poorly functioning schools, and more. This volume is an essential resource for school-based practitioners as well as clinicians and researchers in clinical child, school, and educational psychology.

Achieving The Dream

Author: National Center for Immigrant Students (U.S.)
Publisher: National Coalition of Advocates for Students
ISBN:
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This manual is designed to support community organizations, concerned educators, and parents as they work to improve local public schools on behalf of immigrant students. Each chapter focuses on central elements of quality schooling from the perspective of the young immigrant. Within each chapter, an analysis of current conditions prevalent in most U.S. public schools is followed by a series of action steps that activists can take to improve local schools. Concluding each chapter is a resource section that offers a list of publications and organizations pertinent to the main subject of the chapter. Chapter topics are as follows: (1) Parent Participation; (2) Assessment and Placement; (3) Learning Environment; (4) School Social Climate; (5) Support Services; (6) School Funding; and (7) Taking Action. The manual concludes with a directory of state and national immigrant student and immigrant family advocacy and support organizations. (GLR)