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Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

Works: 2,453 works in 3,814 publications in 1 language and 159,383 library holdings
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Classifications: L11, 370.5
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Multiple intelligences in the classroom by Thomas Armstrong( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 2,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how educators can bring Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences into the classroom every day
Educational leadership by Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development( )

in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting results with curriculum mapping( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains ten articles in which the authors discuss the use of curriculum maps, a tool for improving teaching and learning that draws connections between content, skills, and assessment measures, explaining how to get the most out of the mapping process, and including examples
Building leadership capacity in schools by Linda Lambert( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, Linda Lambert takes a close look at leadership in schools, which today involves far more than a single leader. The author defines leadership as the learning processes among participants in a community -- processes that lead toward a shared sense of purpose. Leadership capacity refers to the breadth of participation in leadership and the depth of skill that teachers, administrators, parents, students, and community members bring to the work. The stories of three schools -- an elementary school with low leadership capacity, a middle school with moderate leadership capacity, and a high school with high leadership capacity-reveal how school people can lead their communities to improve student learning. The stories show five features of effective leadership: (1) broad-based, skillful participation in the work of leadership, (2) inquiry-based use of information to inform decisions and practice, (3) roles and responsibilities that reflect broad involvement and collaboration, (4) reflective practice/innovation as a norm, and (5) high student achievement. This book outlines what schools and districts must do to build leadership capacity, including how to get started, how to sustain the momentum, and how to design school districts capable of supporting such work. Book jacket."--Jacket
Accountability for learning : how teachers and school leaders can take charge by Douglas B Reeves( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argues that rather than protest the call for accountability in schools, teachers and administrators should embrace it as an opportunity for empowerment, developing student-centered accountability systems of their own in order to improve teaching methods and influence policy makers; and explains how to do so
Classroom assessment & grading that work by Robert J Marzano( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you've ever questioned the logic of reducing a student's entire academic performance to a single test score or a vague letter grade, then here's a book that will revolutionize the way you think about assessment and grading. Drawing from years of in-depth research, Robert J. Marzano provides you with guidelines and steps for designing a comprehensive assessment program that ensures assessments and grades lead to timely, accurate feedback on specific, standards-based learning goals. Discover how classroom assessments--from quizzes and projects to term papers and tests--provide your school with the most powerful tool to boost achievement. Learn why point systems and score averaging are ineffective ways to grade students' progress. And get clear advice on how to immediately create better assessments for a single classroom or an entire system: (1) Basic types of subject matter knowledge that need to be measured; (2) a three-step way to condense the huge amount of content in subject-area standards into small groups of measurement topics; (3) Five formats for assessment items and tasks and when to use each; (4) Two accurate ways to estimate a student's true score at the end of a grading period; (5) The ideal grade book for teachers to use to track academic progress; (6) Types of assessments and assessment techniques that encourage students to learn; (7) Report card formats that integrate useful feedback on learning with a traditional letter grade; (8) Best types of computer software for creating and managing formative assessments; and (9) a three-phase approach to changing reporting systems to more accurately reflect student progress in learning
Curriculum 21 : Essential Education for a Changing World by Heidi Hayes Jacobs( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers why and how schools must overhaul, update, and breathe new life into the K-12 curriculum to reflect new technologies in a globalized world
Rethinking homework : best practices that support diverse needs by Cathy Vatterott( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book "examines the role homework has played in the culture of schooling over the years; how such factors as family life, the media, and the 'balance movement' have affected the homework controversy; and what research and educators' common sense tell us about the effects of homework on student learning." - BACK COVER
The technology fix : the promise and reality of computers in our schools by William D Pflaum( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher description: This inside look at the use of computers in schools takes you on a close-up and personal tour through a variety of schools that illustrate what's right and what's wrong with applications of education technology. Along the way, you'll discover leadership practices, teaching approaches, and management strategies that help you focus your computer usage to meet well-defined outcomes. Pflaum's discusses which students benefit from computers most and why, when the best time is to implement computers in the curriculum, how computers support standards and accountability efforts, and why computers are great tools for improving assessments
Preparing our schools for the 21st century by David D Marsh( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preventing early learning failure( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each year thousands of young children come to school without good early learning experiences and are unprepared for school learning activities. Others have experienced physical or emotional setbacks that make learning difficult and frustrating. In Preventing Early Learning Failure, expert educators describe practices that can help children find success in school
Connecting teachers, students, and standards : strategies for success in diverse and inclusive classrooms by Deborah L Voltz( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors of Connecting Teachers, Students, and Standards provide a comprehensive framework for reaching and teaching English language learners, students from culturally diverse backgrounds, and students with disabilities
How to use problem-based learning in the classroom by Robert Delisle( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problem-based learning (PBL) helps students build problem-solving skills, while learning the content necessary to apply them. Student work begins with an ill-defined problem, which links something important in the student's daily life to the classroom
Keeping good teachers( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers suggestions on how to retain good teachers, from strategies for welcoming new teachers to ideas for how to make veteran teachers feel valued
Literacy strategies for grades 4-12 : reinforcing the threads of reading by Karen Tankersley( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Literacy Strategies for Grades 4 12: Reinforcing the Threads of Reading, Karen Tankersley provides a multiplicity of practical, research-based reading strategies tailored specifically for use with older students. These students may no longer have a reading class as part of the school day, but they are still developing their reading skills and every teacher contributes to that effort. As in her previous book, The Threads of Reading: Strategies for Literacy Development (2003), Tankersley here focuses on the six foundational threads necessary for effective reading phonemic awareness, phonics and decoding, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, and higher-order thinking only this time with a focus on the last four threads, which are especially pertinent to the higher grades. By examining the criteria necessary for success in each thread, she shows how we can better teach struggling readers to develop and expand on content-specific vocabulary; read text accurately, smoothly, and with proper phrasing; extract and construct meaning through reading; critically evaluate, synthesize, analyze, and interpret text. The book includes a broad array of exercises, from individualized 15-minute projects to semester-long whole-class assignments. In addition to addressing the needs of older students, these strategies can be used to help teach English-language learners the rudiments of reading in English. They are easy for teachers to implement, fun for students to do, and most importantly, proven to help students develop the solid skills of reading that are critical to achievement in any subject
Literacy strategies for improving mathematics instruction by Joan M Kenney( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the most common ways in which students misinterpret the language of mathematics and offers teachers practical strategies that will help ensure that their students understand the language used in mathematics instruction
Honoring diverse teaching styles : a guide for supervisors by Edward Pajak( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this era of increasing teacher accountability, helping novice and veteran teachers succeed in the classroom has never been more urgent or more challenging. Honoring Diverse Teaching Styles is essential reading for anyone who wants to help teachers meet today's performance standards while also respecting the unique gifts each teacher brings to the classroom. This concise guide provides the background and creates a system for fostering effective teacher development, and includes: Descriptions and examples of the four basic styles of teaching; Tips for matching your communication style with the teacher's preferred style; Tools for effectively observing classroom practice; Ideas for helping teachers build on their strengths while exploring different ways of teaching. Teachers will broaden their instructional repertoire and develop a stronger professional identity as they discuss effective practice with an experienced teacher. They will become more confident in their decision making and take greater command of the classroom. Educators who are new to providing clinical support will find this a highly readable guide to the wide range of strategies available; experienced educators will discover new ways to strengthen their own practice and rethink their observational methods; and all will gain the satisfaction of helping teachers develop the kind of expertise that truly fosters student achievement. Edward Pajak is a professor and chair of the Department of Teacher Development and Leadership at Johns Hopkins University
The new principal's fieldbook : strategies for success by Pamela Robbins( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grounded in recent research and successful practice, The New Principal's Fieldbook prepares new and aspiring principals for the unexpected twists and turns of school leadership. Capitalizing on their experiences and those of other educational leaders, authors Pam Robbins and Harvey Alvy offer practical information, research-based strategies, and provocative stories to help principals develop into visionary leaders skilled in promoting the success of students and teachers. Surprises, obstacles, and opportunities characterize the leadership path. Within the chapters, the authors use research and specific examples from recognized practitioners to create a road map for navigating the complex challenges of the principalship. Collectively, the book's themes mirror key content areas addressed by the ISLLC Standards for School Leaders as well as other topics essential for success: Creating a shared vision that places student learning at the heart of the school; Transforming toxic cultures into positive cultures; Dealing with challenging experiences unique to new principals; Promoting quality teaching and learning; Creating professional learning communities; Facilitating change within the school culture; Building productive partnerships with central office staff, parents, and the greater community; Designing management tasks as leadership tools; Working with unions, budgets, the law, and the media; Balancing personal and professional responsibilities; Leading ethically and with emotional intelligence. Robbins and Alvy guide the reader through important concepts and practices, including instructional leadership, data-driven decision making, differentiated supervision, professional development, crisis intervention, and time management. At the end of each chapter, they invite readers to reflect on how to apply their new knowledge to real situations. Covering everything from everyday management tasks to the larger goal of student success, The New Principal's Fieldbook is an essential guide for new and aspiring principals
Totally positive teaching : a five-stage approach to energizing students and teachers by Joseph Ciaccio( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do you remember that one great teacher who sparked a love of learning in you? It was fun to be in that class and you could tell the teacher enjoyed being there, too. But how do these energized educators stay motivated day in and day out? In Totally Positive Teaching, Joseph Ciaccio shares an approach that transformed him from a burned out veteran teacher struggling joylessly through each day to a professional who has fun with his students, guiding them to success while enjoying the teaching process. The conviction that people can adopt a new attitude is at the heart of Ciaccio s Totally Positive Approach. When teachers enter the classroom with an upbeat attitude supported by constructive teaching techniques, they can build trusting partnerships with students. Ciaccio describes five techniques for creating a daily positive learning experience that nurtures student achievement, devising activities to meet the mutual needs of student and teacher, changing personal counterproductive feelings, responding to student behavior problems, helping underachievers become self motivated, developing instructional strategies to keep students engaged. Ciaccio provides plenty of examples to illustrate how these techniques actually work in the classroom. He also includes dozens of strategies and tips for introducing the Totally Positive Approach and making it take hold in your own work. When teachers use the Totally Positive Approach, students gain confidence, take control of their lives, and feel that they belong. Just as important, teachers enjoy enormous professional and personal growth, seeing with new clarity how their own attitudes and actions help shape the next generation. Totally Positive Teaching is an inspirational guide to approaching each school day with new energy, insight, and satisfaction
Staffing the principalship : finding, coaching, and mentoring school leaders by Suzette Lovely( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Help Wanted" signs are springing up outside our schools. The shortage of school administrators isn't coming, it's here. To thwart the shortage and keep schools on the cutting edge, we must exercise diligence in cultivating, training, and inspiring a new generation of school leaders-especially for the principalship. Staffing the Principalship offers a structured, adaptable approach to finding high-quality principals and administrators in the ranks of teacher leaders and aspiring applicants. The author shares her professional experiences to explain proven strategies that can increase your district's applicant pool and build a strong cadre of candidates ready and able to tackle the demands of the principalship. This book helps you determine how best to . identify and cultivate candidates for the principalship, . support principals in their first years on the job, . help experienced principals grow, . keep good leaders, and . train current and future leaders to delegate and redistribute responsibilities and tasks. Now is the time to invest in public education by making administrator support and development a top priority in your school district. Securing dynamic principals who can prepare students for the challenges of tomorrow is essential for the success of every school
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Getting results with curriculum mapping
Alternative Names

controlled identityNational Education Association of the United States

controlled identityNational Education Association of the United States. Department of Supervision and Curriculum Development



ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Washington)


Asociacin para la Supervisin y Desarrollo de Programas de Estudio.

Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development

National Education Association of the United States. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

National Education Association of the United States. Dept. of Supervision and Curriculum Development

English (152)

Getting results with curriculum mappingBuilding leadership capacity in schoolsAccountability for learning : how teachers and school leaders can take chargeClassroom assessment & grading that workCurriculum 21 : Essential Education for a Changing WorldRethinking homework : best practices that support diverse needsThe technology fix : the promise and reality of computers in our schoolsPreparing our schools for the 21st century