This insightful resource provides vignettes, questions, and practical strategies for implementing individual and schoolwide practices to connect internal beliefs and aspirations to external action.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Judy F. Carr teaches half-time in the Educational Leadership Program at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. She is also codirector of the Center for Curriculum Renewal, a consultant, facilitator, professional development specialist, workshop presenter, and program evaluator with educators and policy makers in the US, Canada, and the Caribbean. She is coauthor or coeditor of the following books: A Pig Don’t Get Fatter the More You Weigh It: Balancing Classroom Assessment; Creating Dynamic Schools Through Mentoring, Coaching, and Collaboration; Succeeding with Standards: Linking Curriculum, Assessment, and Action Planning; How to Use Standards in the Classroom; Integrated Studies in the Middle Grades: Dancing Through Walls; and Living and Learning in the Middle Grades: The Dance Continues: A Festschrift for Chris Stevenson.
Carr has expertise in K-12 curriculum, instruction, and assessment; standards-based education reform; design of professional development materials and processes; systems change implementation with leadership teams in school districts and state agencies; and middle grades education. She has been a middle school teacher and a K-12 curriculum director. She was the recipient of the second annual Vermont ASCD Curriculum Leadership Award.
Janice R. Fauske, upon earning her B.A. in English with a secondary teaching endorsement, began her career as a seventh grade English teacher in a rural, economically deprived school district in Virginia. After earning an M.S.Ed. in Reading Psychology, she taught special education in an inner city school district and later moved to college teaching at a small Virginia college. She earned an Educational Specialist degree in Higher Education at College of William and Mary, and later completed her Ph.D. in Educational Administration at University of Utah. Before joining the USF faculty as associate professor in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Dr. Fauske worked as the Assistant Commissioner for Academic Affairs at the Utah State Board of Regents, as a faculty member and administrator at Weber State University, as founding Dean of the School of Education at Westminster College, and associate professor and Doctoral Advisor in Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Utah.
Janice’s teaching expertise includes teaching and learning for school leaders, leadership, organizational change, and qualitative research methods. Research interests include organizational learning and change, effects of collaborative governance on teaching and learning in schools, and teaching in educational administration programs. Recent publications include “Collaboration to Strengthen Classroom Assessment,” in P. Jones, R. Ataya, and J. Carr (Eds.), A Pig Don′t Get Fatter the More You Weigh It: Balancing Assessment for the Classroom; “Organizational Theory in Schools” in the Journal of Educational Administration, and “Theories of collaboration in education” in the Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration.
"Rhythmic, purposeful, and extremely rare! An inspiration for teachers and leaders, written by teachers and leaders with an intuitive grasp of who we are and what we can become!" (Lynn Currier, Literacy Specialist 2007-06-19)
"Moral schools are founded on authenticity, integrity, and democracy. This is an essential guide for educators who are committed to closing the gap between what we believe and what we do as teachers and leaders." (Daniel Baron, Co-director and Senior Fellow 2007-06-19)
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Corwin 2008-02-12, Thousand Oaks, Calif. :|London, 2008. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9781412926676
Book Description Corwin, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX141292667X
Book Description Corwin Pr, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 160 pages. 8.75x6.00x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk141292667X
Book Description Corwin, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11141292667X
Book Description Corwin, 2007. Book Condition: new. Shiny and new! Expect delivery in 20 days. Bookseller Inventory # 9781412926676-1