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National Association of Secondary School Principals (U.S.)

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Works: 1,360 works in 2,069 publications in 1 language and 45,782 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  History  Handbooks and manuals  Directories  Abstracts 
Roles: Other, Author
Classifications: LA222, 373.73
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Principal leadership( )

in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NASSP bulletin by National Association of Secondary School Principals (U.S.)( )

in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nos. for Jan. 1929; Jan., Apr. 1931; Jan., Dec. 1932; May 1933 include abstracts of unpublished master's theses in the field of secondary-school administration
The shopping mall high school : winners and losers in the educational marketplace by Arthur G Powell( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second report from "A Study of High Schools," based on interviews with teachers, students and parents
The last little citadel : American high schools since 1940 by Robert L Hampel( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the sweeping transformation of secondary school education that has occured over the past forty-five years, an essential background for understanding the high school today
Teaching for thinking by James W Keefe( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume represents a variety of current efforts to incorporate thought-provoking methods into teaching. There are three sections. "Curriculum Developments" defines key curricular terms and offers a framework and general examples of teaching tactics. In this section, Barbara Presseisen distinguishes thinking from other cognitive activities and shows how "conation" (motivation and striving) and knowledge representation are being used to promote thinking. Robert Marzano discusses three domains (learning to learn, content thinking, and reasoning) assignable to specific subjects, and Francis Schrag describes how to promote deep thinking in the classroom. "Teaching and Assessment" describes new methods for teaching thinking and assessing student progress. Barak Rosenshine and Joseph Guenther describe "scaffolding" (temporary instructional supports), and Ann Brown and Joseph Campione urge incorporation of thinking into all school programs through "reciprocal teaching" strategies. Charles Letteri's essay focuses on assessing students' learning strengths and weaknesses as a diagnostic tool for guiding individualized and group programs to improve classroom performance. Robert Ennis discusses several tests and techniques for measuring thinking for accountability. "Concluding Perspectives" synthesizes research on practical methods of teaching thinking in essays contributed by Barry Beyer, Robert Sternberg, and James Keefe. Most chapters contain reading suggestions. (Mlh)
Schools in the middle( )

in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Student learning styles : diagnosing and prescribing programs by National Association of Secondary School Principals (U.S.)( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principal leadership( )

in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadership in middle level education( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focus on change; guide to better schools by National Association of Secondary School Principals (U.S.)( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1967 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle level education : policies, programs, and practices by Jody Capelluti( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle-level education has become a fixture in our educational system. This collection of essays provides the opportunity for readers to examine current policies, programs, and practices in light of recent developments at the middle level. Nine essays include: (1) "Why Middle Schools?" (Donald Eichhorn); (2) "Organizing Middle Level Schools To Meet the Needs of Students and Staff" (Jody Capelluti); (3) "The Middle School Curriculum-Or Is It Curricula?" (John H. Lounsbury); (4) "Easing the Transition from the Middle Level to the High School" (Kathleen D. Rossi, Donald Stokes); (5) "Organizing and Grouping for Instruction" (Conrad F. Toepfer, Jr.); (6) "Guidance in the Middle Level School: The Compassion Component" (Sherrel Bergmann); (7) "Leadership at the Middle Level" (Ron Williamson); (8) "Middle Level Transition" (Larry Roth); and (9) "How Do You Know That It Works?" (J. Howard Johnston). George E. Melton provides an epilogue in which he describes the next decade as the "decade of the Curriculum at the Middle level," where colleges will provide preparation for middle level teaching and leadership. (101 references) (lap)
World class schools : an evolving concept by John M Jenkins( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concept of "world class," often used in reference to education, lacks a precise, universal definition. This book presents case studies of exemplary schools. The foreword by Fenwick W. English presents a developmental concept of world-class education, in which fair and comparable standards, with sufficient room for sociocultural differences among nations, would be the norm. Following the introduction and overview by Herbert J. Wahlberg, the case-study chapters are: (1) "The Thomas Haney Centre: a School for All Reasons" (John M. Jenkins); (2) "The Key Renaissance Middle School: Extending the Notion of Multiple Intelligences" (Patricia J. Bolanos); (3) "Littleton High School: Direction 2000--Rethinking the American High School" (Tim Westerberg, Rosalind Thomas, and Thomas Stein); (4) "Urban Academy: a Success Story" (Mary Ann Raywid); (5) "The Westside Example: Facilitating High Commitment" (BetsAnn Smith); (6) "Lyman High School: Preparing Students for a High Tech World" (Kay F. Bush, Beverley Freeman, and Carlton Henley); (7) "Redwood Valley Middle School: Shared Leadership" (Sharon D. Kruse); and (8) "Wausau East High School's International Baccalaureate: a World-Class Education in Your Own Back Yard" (Mary Ellen Marnholtz). In the concluding chapter: "World Class Schools: What Can We Learn from Examples?" Karen Seashore Louis describes four common features shared by the case-study schools--vision, structure, culture, and leadership--and offers suggestions to principals for implementing them. (Lmi)
The high school magazine( )

in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scheduling the middle level school to meet early adolescent needs by Ronald Williamson( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building and implementing a school master schedule is one of a school administrator's most crucial tasks. A master schedule can either create opportunity or hinder teaching students. This is particularly true in middle-level schools, many of which are using information about the learning characteristics of early adolescents to reexamine how students and staff are organized for instruction. The use of teaching teams and block-time scheduling has changed scheduling practices and increased instructional flexibility and responsiveness. This guide offers suggestions regarding the development and implementation of a master schedule, and offers discussion and models of block-time scheduling. Chapters deal with the following topics: middle-level students, scheduling issues and considerations, the flexible block-time schedule, school transition programs, staffing considerations, preparing to schedule, building a block-time schedule, refining the schedule, and opening school. Five appendices contain a scheduling timeline, a letter to staff on master planning, a chart for determining staff levels, a conflict matrix, and factors to consider in selecting a scheduling program. Where applicable, references are included at the end of each chapter. (JPT)
The bulletin of the National Association of Secondary School Principals by National Association of Secondary School Principals (U.S.)( )

in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timepiece, extending and enhancing learning time by National Association of Secondary School Principals (U.S.)( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication offers suggestions for making more productive use of time, a scarce and valued educational resource. The chapter authors, authorities on the use of educational time, write about how to extend and enhance learning time within and outside schools. In "Productive Use of Time," Herbert Walberg describes how learning time can be extended and enhanced by using psychological principles. In "Cycles, Rhythms, and the Meaning of School Time," Michael Connelly and Jean Clandinin suggest that annual cycles of holidays and weekly cycles (such as review and assessment) create rhythms of experience that control the intensity of instruction. Lorin Anderson, in "What Time Tells Us," differentiates among several kinds of educational time to provide insights on classroom management, instructional quality, and student learning. In "Changing the Cosmology of the School Schedule," Fenwick English discusses nonlinear scheduling alternatives. Charles Ballinger argues in "Year-Round Education: It's Time" that it is possible to introduce flexibility into the organization of the school year. Laurence Steinberg shows, in "The Use of Out-of-School Time," that extracurricular activities influence students' learning and classroom engagement. The final chapter summarizes recommendations for extending and enhancing learning time. (LMI)
Principal leadership( )

in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Senior high school principalship by Lloyd E McCleary( Book )

in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Leader's guide to school restructuring : a special report of the NASSP Commission on Restructuring by James W Keefe( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace's compromise : the dilemma of the American high school : the first report from a study of high schools, co-sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Commission on Educational Issues of the National Association of Independent Schools by Theodore R Sizer( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1984, this best-selling classic is Theodore Sizer's eloquent call to arms for school reform. In a new preface, Sizer addresses the encouraging movements afoot today for better schools, smaller classes, and fully educated students. Yet, while much has changed for the better in the classroom, much remains the same: rushed classes, mindless tests, overworked teachers. Sizer's insistence that we do more than just compromise for our children's educational futures resonates just as strongly today as it did two decades ago
 
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Horace's compromise : the dilemma of the American high school : the first report from a study of high schools, co-sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Commission on Educational Issues of the National Association of Independent Schools
Alternative Names

controlled identityNational Education Association of the United States

controlled identityNational Education Association of the United States. Department of Secondary-School Principals

Amerika Gasshukoku Chuto Gakkocho Kyokai

Association of Secondary-School Principals

N.A.S.S.P.

N.A.S.S.P. (National Association of Secondary School Principals)

NASSP

NASSP (National Association of Secondary School Principals)

National Association of Secondary-School Principals

National Education Association of the United States Department of Secondary-School Principals

National Education Association of the United States National Association of Secondary School Principals

Zenbei Chuto Gakkocho Kyokai

アメリカ ガッシュウコク チュウトウ ガッコウチョウ キョウカイ

アメリカ合衆国中等学校長協会

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