Curriculum Leadership Readings for Developing Quality Educational Programs

ISBN-10: 0132852152

ISBN-13: 9780132852159

Edition: 10th 2014

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List price: $123.99
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/2/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Bases for Curriculum Leadership 1
Goals and Values
Focus Questions
Definitions of Curriculum
Differences between Curriculum and Instruction
A Comprehensive Definition ofCurriculum
Bases of the Curriculum
Social Forces
Theories of Human Development
The Nature of Learning and Learning Styles
Emphasizing Curriculum Bases
Curriculum Criteria
Curriculum Goals
Values in Curriculum Planning
Criterion Questions-Goals and Values
References
Principals as Cultural Leaders
Leadership for Learning: Lessons from 4 Years of Empirical Research
Perspectives on Four Curriculum Traditions
Democracy at Risk
The Organization and Subject-Matter of General Education
The Case for Essentialismin Education
The Case for Progressivism in Education
Traditional vs. Progressive Education
Leaders' Voices-Putting Theory into Practice
5 Telltale Signs You're Becoming a Teacher Leader
Learning Activities
Critical Thinking
Application Activities
Field Experiences
Internet Activities
Social Forces: Present and Future
Focus Questions
Curriculum and the Future
Social Forces and the Individual
Levels of Social Forces
Concepts from the Social Sciences
Futures Planning
Criterion Questions-Social Forces
References
What's Wrong with Accountability by the Numbers?
Grading Education: Test-Based Accountability Can't Work, But Testing Plus Careful School Inspections Can
High-Stakes Testing and Accountability as Social Constructs across Cultures
The "Three A's" of Creating an Inclusive Curriculum and Classroom
The Dimensions of Multicultural Education
21st Century Schools Require Media Literate Leaders
Leaders' Voices-Putting Theory into Practice
Launching an iPad 1-to-1 Program: Leadership Advice on Pioneering Technology Initiatives
Learning Activities
Critical Thinking
Application Activities
Field Experiences
Internet Activities
Human Development
Focus Questions
Theories of Human Development
Piaget's Model of Cognitive Development
Erikson's Model of Psychosocial Development
Kohlberg's and Gilligan's Models for Moral Development
Maslow's Model of a Hierarchy of Needs
Criterion Questions-Human Development
References
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: Renovated with Contemporary Extensions
Erik Erikson's Developmental Stages: A Healthy Personality for Every Child Midcentury White House Conference on Children and Youth
The Cognitive-Developmental Approach to Moral Education
Woman's Place in Man's Life Cycle
Concerted Cultivation and the Accomplishment of Natural Growth
Friending, IMing, and Hanging Out Face-to-Face: Overlap in Adolescents' Online and Offline Social Networks
Leaders' Voices-Putting Theory into Practice
What Ever Happened to Kick the Can? Wellness in School and Community
Learning Activities
Critical Thinking
Application Activities
Field Experiences
Internet Activities
Learning and Learning Styles
Focus Questions
Behavioral Learning Theories
Social Learning Theories
Cognitive Learning Theories
Cognitive Science
Gestalt-Field Views of Learning
Constructivist Learning Theories
Learning Styles
Multiple Intelligences
Criterion Questions-Learning and Learning Styles
References
The Neuroeducation of Learning: Learning systems, Not Styles
Probing More Deeply into the Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Multiple Intelligences, the Mozart Effect, and Emotional Intelligence: A Critical Review
How Boys Learn
Where the Girls Are: The Facts about Gender Equity in Education
A Literature Review of Gaming in Education: Research Report
Leaders' Voices-Putting Theory into Practice
Moving Up From Mediocre
Learning Activities
Critical Thinking
Application Activities
Field Experiences
Internet Activities
Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating the Curriculum
Approaches to Curriculum Development
Focus Questions
Approaches to Curriculum Development
The Focus of Curriculum Development
Student-Centered versus Subject-Centered Curricula
The Curriculum Development Process
Standards and Curriculum Development
Common Core State Standards
Content and Performance Standards
Standards Developed by Professional Associations
Aligning Curricula and Textbooks with Standards
Curriculum Frameworks
Standards and No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
Students and Curriculum Development
Criterion Questions-Curriculum Development
References
Appendix
Who Should Plan the Curriculum?
Tying Together the Common Core of Standards, Instruction, and Assessments
Integrating 21st Century Skills into the Curriculum
Improving School Outcomes by Addressing the Whole Child and by Addressing Skills and Attitudes, Not Just Content
Teaching Under the New Taylorism: High-Stakes Testing and the Standardization of the 21st Century Curriculum
The Muddle Machine: Confessions of a Textbook Editor
Leaders' Voices-Putting Theory into Practice
The Case for Teacher-Led School Improvement
Learning Activities
Critical Thinking
Application Activities
Field Experiences
Internet Activities
Curriculum Implementation, Instruction, and Technology
Focus Questions
Instructional Methods
A Repertoire of Models of Teaching
Models Based on Behavioral Psychology
Models Based on Human Development
Models Based on Cognitive Processes
Models Based on Social Interactions
Basic Principles of Curriculum Implementation and Instruction
Technology and Curriculum Development
A New Generation of Students
Technology and Transformation of the Curriculum
Criterion Questions-Curriculum Implementation and Technology
References
A Deeper Sense of (Media) Literacy
Progressive Organization of Subject Matter
Structures in Learning
The Many Faces of Leadership
Adopt and Adapt: Twenty-First-Century Schools Need Twenty-First-Century Technology
Implementing Virtual Museums in the Social Studies Classroom: An Apprenticeship Model
Leaders' Voices-Putting Theory into Practice
Differentiation of Instruction: A Strategic Response to Student Needs
Learning Activities
Critical Thinking
Application Activities
Field Experiences
Internet Activities
Curriculum Evaluation and Assessment of Learning
Focus Questions
Curriculum Evaluation
Formative and Summative Evaluation
Assessment of Learning
Standardized Assessments
Emerging Trends in Assessment of Learning
Performance-Based Assessments
Authentic Assessment
Portfolio Assessment
Peer Assessment
Self-Assessment
Alternate Assessments
Criterion Questions-Curriculum Evaluation and Assessment of Learning
References
TestThink
Assessing Students with Disabilities in the General Education Classroom
Learning to Love Assessment
An "A" in Abstractions
Using Student Assessment Data to Improve Instruction
What Is the Purpose of Grades?
Leaders' Voices-Putting Theory into Practice
Time for a Tune-Up: Comprehensive Curriculum Evaluation
Learning Activities
Critical Thinking
Application Activities
Field Experiences
Internet Activities
The Curriculum in Action
Early Childhood and Elementary Curricula
Focus Questions
Elementary-Level Programs
The Importance of Elementary-Level Programs
Early Childhood Programs
Head Start
The Role of Parents and Guardians
Goals for Childhood Education
References
Universal Preschool's Promise: Success in Early Childhood and Beyond
Implementing a Schoolwide Literacy Framework to Improve Student Achievement
Why Is Kindergarten an Endangered Species?
The Teacher's Laptop as a Hub for Learning in the Classroom
Student-Centered Instruction: Integrating the Learning Sciences to Support Elementary and Middle School Learners
Case Study in Curriculum Implementation
A Pilot Study of a Kindergarten Summer School Reading Program in High-Poverty Urban Schools
Leaders' Voices-Putting Theory into Practice
The Principal as Curriculum Leader
Learning Activities
Critical Thinking
Application Activities
Field Experiences
Internet Activities
Middle-Level Curricula
Focus Questions
Major Transitions and Critical Turning Points
Curricular Goals for Middle-Level Students
Development of the Middle School
References
The Forgotten Middle: Ensuring that All Students Are on Target for College and Career Readiness before High School, ACT
The Middle School Plunge: Achievement Tumbles When Young Students Change Schools
Critical Media Literacy in Middle School: Exploring the Politics of Representation
The Homework Wars
Building Developmental Assets to Promote Success in School and in Life
Case Study in Curriculum Implementation
Intentional Curriculum Planning in an Age of Accountability: Explorer Middle School's Approach
Leaders' Voices-Putting Theory into Practice
Inquiry into Identity: Teaching Critical Thinking Through a Study of Race, Class, and Gender
Learning Activities
Critical Thinking
Application Activities
Field Experiences
Internet Activities
High School Curricula
Focus Questions
Developmental Challenges of High School-Level Students
The Quest for Self-Identity
Challenges to the American High School
Development of the "Comprehensive" High School
The Great Debate on High School Reform
Goals for the Education of High School Students
References
Entrepreneurship, Inquiry, and College Choice: Leveraging the School Curriculum to Increase Student Academic Engagement and College Aspirations
Engaging the Disengaged Student: Research Shows Why Some Are Immersed in Learning While Others Are Indifferent
How Do Teachers Support Students' Motivation and Learning in Their Classrooms?
Can Depth Replace Coverage in the High School Curriculum?
The Cult of Success
Case Study in Curriculum Implementation
Opening up Classroom Space: Student Voice, Autobiography, and the Curriculum
Leaders' Voices-Putting Theory into Practice
What Democracy Requires: A Student Takes His Principal to Fairness
Learning Activities
Critical Thinking
Application Activities
Field Experiences
Internet Activities
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index
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