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Best Practices, Best Thinking, and Emerging Issues in School Leadership

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ISBN-10: 0761978631

ISBN-13: 9780761978633

Edition: 2003

Authors: William A. (Allen) Owings, Leslie S. (Scheukman) Kaplan

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Featuring the leading figures in educational leadership, this resource connects best thinking with best practices and emerging issues in school leadership. The contributing authors present leading research and key considerations to assist in making decisions about new programs and new directions for your school.
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Book details

List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 1/23/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Leslie S. Kaplan, Ed.D, is Assistant Principal for Instruction at Warwick High School in Newport News, Virginia. She has worked as an assistant principal in high school and middle schools and has been a middle school and high school guidance counselor and English teacher. In addition to school-based leadership, she also served in the central office as a director of program development. She has received recognition as both 1988 Virginia Counselor of the Year and 1998 Virginia Assistant Principal of the Year, and she is a popular speaker at state and national conferences on the issues of instructional leadership and improvement. She is the former founding co-director of the Longwood University Principalsrsquo; Institute and Longwood Center for School Improvement. Her scholarly publications appear in The School Counselor, NASSP Bulletin, NASSP Principal Leadership, NASSP Schools in the Middle, and Phi Delta Kappa Fastback Series. Her book, Teacher Quality, Teaching Quality, and School Improvement, coauthored with Dr. Owings, is scheduled for Winter 2003 publication. She also serves on the NASSP Bulletin Advisory Committee and is the immediate past president of the Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Prologue
A Brief Look at the ISLLC Standards
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Understanding Schools and School Leadership
Changing Demographics: A Call for Leadership
ISLLC Questions
References
Media and Political Misrepresentation of Public Education
ISLLC Questions
References
Lessons Learned
Leading Change
Implementing Change at the Building Level
ISLLC Questions
References
Challenges to Leading and Sustaining School Change
ISLLC Questions
The New Effective Schools
ISLLC Questions
References
Politics and Education: A Conundrum for School Leadership
ISLLC Questions
References
Lessons Learned
Teaching and Learning
Curriculum and Instruction: Critical and Emerging Issues for Educational Leadership
ISLLC Questions
References
Enhancing Teaching
ISLLC Questions
References
Teacher Quality
ISLLC Questions
References
Using Technology to Change School Learning Culture
ISLLC Questions
Reference
Integrating Technology Into Instructional Design
ISLLC Questions
Annotated References
Professional Development in Instructional Technology: A Case Study
ISSLC Questions
Lessons Learned
Reference
Meeting Individual Learners' Needs
What Instructional Leaders Need to Know About Special Education
ISLLC Questions
References
Making Inclusion Work
ISLLC Questions
References
Talent Development With English Language Learners
ISLLC Questions
References
Connecting Authentic Knowledge and Academic Accountability Through Personal Learning Plans
ISLLC Questions
References
Severely and Profoundly Disabled Students in the School Community
ISLLC Questions
Working With Special Education Advocates
ISLLC Questions
Technology and Gifted Learners
ISLLC Questions
References
Lessons Learned
Accountability
High-Stakes Testing
ISLLC Questions
Are Standards the Answer?
ISLLC Questions
Critical Issues in School Law
ISLLC Questions
Emerging Issues in Special Education Law
ISLLC Questions
Sustaining the Investment: Technology or Teachers?
Lessons Learned
Future Trends in Education
Changes in Educational Practice
ISLLC Questions
References
Changes in the Educational Landscape
ISLLC Questions
Lessons Learned
Epilogue
Index