Achieving Success for Kids is a clarion call to action that explains why we need to save America's children and return our nation and our schools to the core values, beliefs, and principles upon which our nation was founded. In this book, Tim L. Adsit presents a bold, visionary blueprint for change and success in achieving and exceeding international standards in American schools within the next two to four years, restoring America and its educational system to their rightful place of prominence and leadership in the world.
Tim Adsit is best known as a successful teacher, school administrator, author, business owner, and outdoorsman. He possesses a doctor of divinity and advanced degrees in education and administration.
1. The Problem-How and Why We Must Strive to Reach International Education Standards 2. Introduction to the Solution 3. Solutions-Ten Key Points of Action 4. Immediate Action Recommendations For Business 5. School Structure Changes 6. Curriculum Changes 7. Lesson Design and Staff Evaluation 8. Assessment and Managing Education for Results 9. Parental Involvement 10. Self-Esteem and Self-Image Training for Success 11. Teacher Training and Development, Other Staff Development 12. Foreign Languages Required 13. Scans Report on Skills Required for the 21st Century/What Work Requires of Schools/Foundations for Success in the 21st Century 14. 2 Year Action Plan to Reach National Education Standards 15. 2 Year Action Plan to Reach International Standards 16. The Founding Fathers' Beliefs On Leadership: Classic Teamwork In Changing Times 17. What Works In Education: A Research Synthesis with links 18. Pathways to Excellence and Making Schools More Effective-Effective Schooling Practices with links 19. What Makes Some Schools and Teachers More Effective? 20. The Common Principles of Essential Schools 21. Summary