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This resource shows educators how to establish dynamic curriculum leadership and develop a curriculum that will transform an ordinary school into a school of excellence.

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Genre: Education
Author: Jon Wiles
Publisher: Corwin Press
Release: 2008-10-23
File: 176 Pages
ISBN-13: 1412961416

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Develop a curriculum that can transform an ordinary school into a school of excellence! This resource introduces school leaders to dynamic curriculum leadership and a curriculum development process that leads to highly successful school programs. The author demonstrates how administrators can adapt curriculum to meet their school’s changing needs, incorporate emerging technologies, and reflect new and creative ways of thinking about education. The book walks educational leaders through the curriculum development process, showing them how to: Create a school curriculum team Establish a regular curriculum cycle of analysis, design, implementation, and evaluation Develop a path for curriculum improvement

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Genre: Education
Author: Jon Wiles
Publisher: Corwin Press
Release: 2008-10-23
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781452295701

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This book is unique given its scholarly angle in unmasking irresponsible leadership (IL) by focusing on its meaning. For the first time the concept of irresponsible leadership (IL) is explored in depth, the plethora of terms used in various disciplines is synthesised, and the ped-andragogy of teaching IL as a threshold concept of responsible leadership (RL) is discussed. The methodological approach adopted is creative and sound. Following the call for business schools to do more in developing responsible leadership curriculum, the book is the first of its kind devoted to advocating a radical change in the management curriculum. It draws attention to the essence of developing a shared in-depth understanding of IL by addressing the misconceptions of theories and issues that have contributed to the epidemic corporate scandals worldwide. The authors provide a suite of reflective/reflexive tools for RL learning and development, including the first IL definitional framework useful for understanding IL perspectives. In addition the book is the first to introduce the ILRL board game, which increases the learner’s flow state. Thus, the book highlights how various tools can be useful for engagement, and understanding curricula and ped-andragogical issues vis-à-vis corporate leadership practices and sustainability in turbulent times. Our targeted audience: Academic researchers, final year undergraduates, and postgraduate (including Executive MBA) students and Higher Education Curricula developers/designers. The book provides many benefits, some of which include: Pertinent answers to important questions about responsible leadership and curriculum development; sophistication of qualitative research in management studies; in-depth understanding of irresponsible leadership from a cross-disciplinary perspective; support for leadership employability endeavours and equipping students with in-depth understanding of RL; assisting with developing reflective and reflexive practice; and in terms of ped-andragogy, encouraging innovation and creativity in teaching IL as a threshold concept of RL to reduce unnecessary management curricula bias.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Lola-Peach Martins
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2019-11-14
File: 138 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781000763225

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A premier collection of high-quality articles from leading voices in education, curriculum planning, and development. Curriculum Leadership: Readings for Developing Quality Educational Programs, 10/e combines high-quality articles with cases that illustrate pre-K through high school curriculum development in action. Featuring 72 articles from historic greats and current leaders, this book balances seminal works with contemporary perspectives. New to this edition are 38 recently published articles spotlighting technology, Common Core State Standards, high-stakes testing, and assessment. Each chapter is filled with background theory, articles, case studies and essays that show school leaders how to plan quality educational programs. Features include: Offers a collection of 72 articles on curriculum leadership--that tackle the bases for curriculum leadership; developing, implementing, and evaluating curriculum; and curriculum leadership in action. Includes seminal articles by historic greats in education and development-- such as John Dewey, William Heard Kilpatrick, William Bagley, Robert M. Hutchins, Erik Erikson, Lawrence Kohlberg, and more! Introduces contemporary perspectives by current leaders in education and development--such as Charlotte Danielson, Howard Gardner, Carol Ann Tomlinson, and more! Opens each chapter with focus questions and background theory--so readers can access the prerequisite knowledge for each chapter quickly. Presents practitioner-authored case studies throughout Part III (A Case Study in Curriculum Implementation) --to illustrate the complexities of institutional and system-wide curriculum implementation. Ends each chapter with essays authored by curriculum leaders (Leader's Voices-- Putting Theory into Practice) --so readers see how theory relates to practice. Includes instructional aides to facilitate understanding and application: Learning Activities Critical Thinking Application Activities Field Experiences Internet Activities Also from Forrest W. Parkay, Glen J. Hass and/ Eric J. Anctil: 0137158386 - Curriculum Leadership: Readings for Developing Quality Educational Programs, 9/e - (c)2010 Also from Forrest W. Parkay: 013286259X - Becoming a Teacher Plus MyEducationLab with Pearson eText, 9/e - (c)2013 0205424228 - Social Foundations for Becoming a Teacher, 1/e - (c)2006

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Genre: Education
Author: Forrest W. Parkay
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release: 2013-08-02
File: 658 Pages
ISBN-13: 0132852152

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Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133833569. The new edition of this highly respected book identifies 25 individual strategies, currently used worldwide, for promoting educational development—strategies that schools, districts, states, and nations will employ in transforming their systems for the new global age. While maintaining its established, well-known focus on historical and philosophical aspects of curriculum development, this edition also includes updated chapters on technology, the Common Core movement, and the curriculum activities of the world’s leading nations, along with practical applications of these historic and novel principles of curriculum work. The Enhanced Pearson eText features assessments and internet resources. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone or with a loose-leaf version of the text for 40-65% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.

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Genre: Education
Author: Jon W. Wiles
Publisher: Pearson
Release: 2015-04-20
File: 416 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780133527957

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This is an invaluable resource (sold as part of a kit) for developing a curriculum which aligns teaching and testing

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Fenwick W. English
Publisher: Corwin Press
Release: 2000
File: 131 Pages
ISBN-13: 0803968329

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Previous editions have Peter Oliva as only author.

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Genre: Curriculum planning
Author: William R. Gordon
Publisher:
Release: 2019
File: 290 Pages
ISBN-13: 0134800389

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Curriculum Leadership: Strategies for Development and Implementation, Third Edition is a one-of-a-kind resource written for educational leaders, teachers, and administrators. Responding to the need for globally connected classrooms and innovative leadership, this unique text provides a rich and inclusive foundation of curriculum. The authors draw upon a wide range of research and experience to provide readers with creative, up-to-date curriculum strategies and ideas. In sharing innovative programs, learning experiences, and new approaches, they build a solid connection for curriculum development from theory to practice, helping future leaders in education meet the global challenges of our time.

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Genre: Education
Author: Allan A. Glatthorn
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 2011-12-05
File: 525 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781412992190

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Practical guidance for spearheading curriculum development and change This comprehensive guide walks principals through the curriculum development and renewal process with encouragement, hitting the hard issues of doing more with less, integrating technology, creating a culture of improvement, and improving student outcomes. The authors incorporate the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) and the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards for principals as they relate to curriculum leadership. Highlights include step-by-step guidance for: Working collaboratively with personnel Integrating state and national standards into school curriculum Maximizing professional development opportunities Connecting curriculum to instruction

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Genre: Education
Author: Richard D. Sorenson
Publisher: Corwin Press
Release: 2011-01-13
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781452239231

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Curriculum and curriculum issues are at the heart of current debates about schooling, pedagogy and learning. This book will enable practitioners, scholars and academics to understand how to re-design or to suggest changes to curriculum structure, shape and content. Grounded in theory and philosophy, the book also offers practical help in grasping this controversial area. Inside, the authors: provide practical planning templates support and provoke analysis, discussion and experimentation include definitions of key terms and reflective questions incorporate practical examples and case material based on their work worldwide on curriculum design and evaluation.

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Genre: Education
Author: Bill Boyle
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 2016-06-20
File: 232 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781473944114

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