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Principal as Curriculum Leader Shaping What Is Taught and Tested

ISBN-10: 0761975578

ISBN-13: 9780761975571

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Allan A. Glatthorn

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"An excellent book! I plan to adopt it as a supplementary reading for my supervision course." John C. Daresh, Professor of Educational Leadership The University of Texas at El Paso Updated with current research and new developments in curriculum standards! The book that has helped principals create the best possible curriculum for their schoolsand effectively align it with their district curriculumnow goes even further. As he did in his first edition, Glatthorn examines four levels of curriculumstate, district, school, and classroomand demonstrates how effective principals can influence curriculum at every stage. This newly revised second edition enhances the discussion, examining: New developments in curriculum standards The importance of content standards in statewide standards-based reforms The gap between taught and learned curriculum, and how teachers can reduce it The hidden curriculum, with an in-depth analysis Strategies for balancing non-curricular and curricular tasks Team leadership and its importance The Principal as Curriculum Leader, 2 nd Edition helps you discover how working with teachers and districts can result in more meaningful curriculum for classroomsand raise the level of learning and teaching in your school. Allan A. Glatthorn Distinguished Research Professor at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, Allan A. Glatthorn is a former University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education faculty member. He has served for 26 years as a classroom teacher, district supervisor, and high school principaland is the author of more than 20 professional books on supervision and curriculum development.
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 9/12/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Dr. Allan A. Glatthorn (deceased) was a Distinguished Research Professor of Education (Emeritus) at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina.

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Laying the Foundations
What It Means to Be a Curriculum Leader
The Four Curriculum Levels: State, District, School, and Classroom
Importance of the Principal
Shaping State and District Curricula
State Policies and Frameworks
District Curricula
Providing Leadership
Developing Vision and Goals
Rethinking the Program of Studies
Committing to a Learning-Centered Schedule
Integrating the Curriculum
Aligning the Curriculum
Monitoring the Implementation Process
Working With Teachers
Making Yearly Planning Calendars
Developing Units of Study
Enriching the Curriculum and Remediating Learning
Evaluating the Curriculum
Looking Ahead
Curriculum Leadership: Putting It All together
Index