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Results: The Key to Continuous School Improvement, 2nd Edition By Mike Schmoker,

  • Title: Results: The Key to Continuous School Improvement, 2nd Edition
  • Author: Mike Schmoker
  • ISBN: 9781416603948
  • Page: 342
  • Format: ebook
  • How do you know if your school is improving Do you know what really works in reading programs writing math science How do we measure what works What about teaching to the test or to the vast array of standards being mandated How do we effectively use cooperative learning and direct instruction and alternative assessment How do we sustain school reforHow do you know if your school is improving Do you know what really works in reading programs writing math science How do we measure what works What about teaching to the test or to the vast array of standards being mandated How do we effectively use cooperative learning and direct instruction and alternative assessment How do we sustain school reform How do we get results and measure them in terms of student achievement In this expanded 2nd edition of Results, Mike Schmoker answers these and other questions by focusing on student learning By 1 setting goals, 2 working collaboratively, and 3 keeping track of student achievement data from many sources, teachers and administrators can surpass the community s expectations and facilitate great improvements in student learning Through hundreds of up to date examples from real schools and districts, Schmoker shows how to achieve and celebrate both short and long term success Here s one example Bessemer Elementary school in Pueblo, Colorado, has an 80 percent minority population Between 1997 and 1998, the number of students performing at or above standard in reading rose from 12 to 64 percent in writing, they went from 2 to 48 percent Weekly, standards focused, team meetings made the difference.As Schmoker says, We cannot afford to overlook the rich opportunity that schools have to make a difference This second edition of Results The Key to Continuous School Improvement includes the following a Foreword by Michael Fullan a new Preface to the 2nd Edition by the author new information about cooperative learning, direct instruction, standards and assessments, and research and development new examples of successful schools new educational research by Michael Fullan, Robert Marzano, Linda Darling Hammond, Bruce Joyce, Dennis Sparks, Linda Lambert, and Richard Dufour, among others new information on action research by teachers as well as administrators and other effective staff development initiatives and a new emphasis on cultivating teacher leaders and how to do it.
    Results The Key to Continuous School Improvement nd Edition How do you know if your school is improving Do you know what really works in reading programs writing math science How do we measure what works What about teaching to the test or to the vast array of

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