Comer Schools in Action: The 3-volume Field Guide

Comer Schools in Action: The 3-volume Field Guide

By: Edward T. Joyner (editor), Michael Ben-Avie (editor), James P. Comer (editor)Paperback

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'This field guide to the Comer School Development Program model, conveniently broken into modules that accentuate practices to support healthy child development, will be a valued resource to educators and anyone else responsible for a child's future' - Edward Zigler, Sterling Professor of Psychology, Emeritus , Yale University This 3-book Collection offers a comprehensive field guide to developmentally appropriate education and school leadership as pioneered by James Comer and the Yale School Development Program. Separate volumes cover school planning, leadership, and management; curriculum, instruction, assessment, and staff development; and child development along physical, cognitive, social, psychological, linguistic, and ethical pathways. This 3-book Collection will bring the Comer group's 35 years of research, theory, and best practices to every school and district committed to instructional excellence, student success, and healthy growth and development for all children and adolescents in our schools.Highlights include: } the primary resource for all Comer schools and for all schools and districts that want to use Comer principles to improve student learning and development } a key training and administrative resource for urban schools and districts that must meet No Child Left Behind standards for "highly qualified" teachers } a key resource for schools and districts considering school improvement and restructuring ] provides three key texts for teacher education and educational administration courses on school change, school administration, urban education, developmentally appropriate education, curriculum development, and instructional leadership } all three volumes include diagrams, forms, checklists, reminder cards, sidebar features, and sample presentations for students, staff, and parents.

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About Author

Edward T. Joyner, Ed.D., is the Executive Director of the Yale School Development Program. He served as the SDP's first director of training, was the original designer of the SDP Leadership Development Academies, and initiated university-public school partnerships to strengthen local school reform efforts. He is the architect of the SDP's systemic initiative to coordinate the work of the school board, central office, building staff, and the larger school community to create an optimal environment for teaching and learning throughout each school district. He currently oversees all of the operations of the Yale School Development Program and serves as the lead implementation coordinator for New York. James P. Comer, M.D., is the founder and chairman of the Yale School Development Program, Maurice Falk Professor of Child Psychiatry at the Yale Child Study Center, and Associate Dean of the Yale University School of Medicine. He has been the recipient of the Grawemeyer Award in Education, the John and Mary Markle Scholar in Academic Medicine Award, the Rockefeller Public Service Award, the Harold W. McGraw, Jr., Prize in Education, the Charles A. Dana Award for Pioneering Achievement in Education, the Heinz Award for Service to Humanity, and many other awards and honors, including 41 honorary degrees. Michael Ben-Avie directs the Impact Analysis and Strategies Group, which studies corporate, nonprofit, and government partnerships that promote youth development and student learning. He conducts national studies designed to evaluate the effectiveness of mentoring programs and psychological interventions on children's lifepaths. He has co-edited books about the Yale School Development Program with James P. Comer and colleagues, and has published numerous book chapters, journal articles, and reports on educational change initiatives, high schools, parent involvement, and the relationship between youth development and student learning.

Contents

Field Guide: Six Pathways to Healthy Child Development and Academic Success - James P. Comer, Edward T. Joyner, and Michael Ben-Avie, Editors Field Guide: Transforming School Leadership and Management to Support Student Learning and Development - Edward T. Joyner, Michael Ben-Avie, and James P. Comer, Editors Field Guide: Dynamic Instructional Leadership to Support Student Learning and Development - Edward T. Joyner, Michael Ben-Avie, and James P. Comer, editors

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/08/2004
  • ISBN13: 9781412905077
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 744
  • ID: 9781412905077
  • weight: 2087
  • ISBN10: 1412905079

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