Curriculum Leadership: Strategies for Development and Implementation (4th Revised edition)

Curriculum Leadership: Strategies for Development and Implementation (4th Revised edition)

By: Floyd A. Boschee (author), Bonni F. Boschee (author), Allan A. Glatthorn (author), Bruce M. Whitehead (author)Hardback

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Curriculum Leadership: Strategies for Development and Implementation, Fourth Edition is a one-of-a-kind resource written for educational leaders--administrators and teachers--who want to successfully restructure and enhance school curriculum. Authors Allan A. Glatthorn, Floyd Boschee, Bruce M. Whitehead, and Bonni F. Boschee provide innovative and successful curriculum ideas, including reflective case studies, "Keys to Leadership" sections, curriculum tips, and "Challenge" sections with key issues and questions in every chapter. Also interspersed throughout the book are tried and true strategies that provide administrators with innovative ideas on meeting state and national standards. This is a much needed, highly informative, and easy-to-read account of curriculum development and change for curriculum leaders, those teaching curriculum courses, and those aspiring to become curriculum decision makers. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to develop and implement a PK-12 school curriculum. NEW TO THIS EDITION: * New coverage of technology includes technological functionalism, the impact on professional development, and the link between technology and student achievement * Additional coverage of globally connected classrooms provides emphasis on contemporary theory and global technology in K[en dash]12 education * New topics on improving schools include how to close the achievement gap, the importance of student outcomes, individualized learning, and innovative developments within differentiated instruction * Expanded coverage of curriculum processes shows educators how to enhance curriculum through examples such as the importance of reinventing schools from a technology enriched global perspective * A comparison of education before standards-based education, during the standards movement, and under the Common Core State Standards * Increased focus on the role of the teacher as curriculum leader demonstrates how aspiring curriculum leaders can become more effective * An emphasis on the mind-set of new 21st century learners discusses elements for integrating technology at a whole new level * Inclusion of the Gray Oral Reading Test provides reading teachers with a coaching lesson plan that includes responsibilities and benefits of valid and reliable skill level assessments * The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) revisions are addressed as well as aspects of NCLB compliance and waivers. * Up-to date resources and contemporary case studies help curriculum leaders implement ideas

About Author

Allan A. Glatthorn (1924-2007) was a major contributor to the third and fourth editions; his research used in the preparation of the first and second editions of Writing the Winning Thesis or Dissertation: A Step-by-Step Guide was the foundation for the third edition. He was the Distinguished Research Professor of Education (Emeritus) in the College of Education of East Carolina University, where he advised doctoral students, chaired dissertations, and taught courses in supervision and curriculum. He was formerly Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education of the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to his university assignments, he was a high school teacher and principal. In his work as a professor, he chaired close to 100 dissertations. He is the author of numerous professional books, several of which have been published by Corwin. Dr. Floyd Boschee has an extensive background in teaching and educational administration. He served as a teacher, coach, and school administrator in the public schools and as a professor and chairman of departments of education at the collegiate level. Dr. Boschee is professor emeritus in the Division of Educational Administration, School of Education, at the University of South Dakota and a former school board member of the Vermillion School District, Vermillion, South Dakota. During his tenure as a university professor, he consulted with school districts on reorganization; published numerous articles in major educational journals; and conducted workshops on curriculum development and implementation, the teaching and learning process, and school administrator evaluations. He is the author or coauthor of 13 books in the fields of school administration and curriculum and instruction. Dr. Bruce M. Whitehead is a NAESP Nationally Distinguished Principal and has served for over thirty years as a principal for School District # 4 in Missoula, Montana. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor for the University of Montana. His career includes appointments to numerous national and international committees as well as becoming President of the Montana Association of Elementary School Principals and the Montana State Reading Association. He also served as Chairman of Montana's first Governor's Task Force on Technology as well as being an NCATE Advisor. As a co-author of 10 books and numerous articles in the field of education, Dr. Whitehead is a recipient of the University of Montana's highest honor, The Montana Distinguished Alumni Award. Additional honors include: The International Reading Association's Presidential Service Award, NASA Explorer Schools Leadership Award, National Milken Foundation's Outstanding Educator Award, John F. Kennedy Center's Award for Arts in Education, Outstanding Contributions to Saudi Arabian Education, and Japan's International Soroban Institute Award. Dr. Bonni F. Boschee is principal of the Volga Christian School, Volga, South Dakota. Prior to the principal position, she was a professor of language arts and also served as chair of the Graduate Program at Northern State University, Aberdeen, South Dakota. Dr. Boschee was also an elementary school teacher for 15 years in the Rapid City School District, Rapid City, South Dakota, where she was active in curriculum development and implementation and a K-12 administrator. Her research findings on homeschooling were presented at the state and national levels and published in a national journal. She currently is piloting a literacy program to enhance reading scores at Volga Christian School.


Part I: Foundations of Curriculum Chapter 1: The Nature of Curriculum The Concept of Curriculum The Types of Curriculum Components of the Curriculum The Mastery, the Organic, and the Enrichment Curricula The Hidden Curriculum Chapter 2: Curriculum History Academic Scientism Progressive Functionalism Developmental Conformism Scholarly Structuralism Romantic Radicalism Privatistic Conservatism Technological Constructionism Modern Conservatism Technological Functionalism Chapter 3: Curriculum Theory The Nature and Function of Curriculum Theory Leadership in Curriculum Theory Classifying Curriculum Theories Structure-Oriented Theories Value-Oriented Theories Content-Oriented Theories Process-Oriented Theories Organizational Leadership Models Research Theory into Practical Application Curriculum as Change Technology:Catalyst of Change The Theoretical School of the Future Chapter 4: The Politics of Curriculum Myths about America's Schooling Political, Cultural, and Socio-Economic Realities An Overview of the Curriculum-Influence Process The Role of the Federal Government State Role in Curriculum - State Standards Initiatives The Role of Professional Organizations Guiding Preservice Teachers The Courts Local Educational Leaders - New Role of Principal in Curriculum The Classroom Teacher - Impact of special education on regular classroom Technology and Elements of Change Global Connections Part II: Curriculum Processes Chapter 5: Curriculum Planning A Goal-Based Model of Curriculum Planning Determine the Locus of Planning Developing a Curriculum Framework Determine the Organizational Structures Needed Identify and Allocate Leadership Functions Importance of Integrity Aligning Educational Goals with Curricular Fields Developing a Curriculum Database Developing a Planning Calendar Conducting Needs Assessment Organize, Evaluate, Change, Provide Resources Importance of Professional Development Technology-21st Century Learning Global Connections: Research & Practice Chapter 6: Improving the Program of Studies Reconceptualizing Programs of Study - Research-based curriculum Restructuring Programs of Study Improving the Program of Studies Improving Low Performing Schools Closing the Achievement Gap Operationalizing Change and Reform Assessing Learner & Cultural Needs Professional Development Protocols Developing Cultural Leadership Global Connections Building 21st Century Technology Culture Chapter 7: Improving a Field of Study Reconceptualizing Fields of Study - The way we teach curriculum has shifted The Role of the Principal in Curriculum Development Improving the Field of Study - Making connections between various fields of study A Rationale for a Teacher-Centered Process-Teacher led programs Student-Center Process Preparing to Teach Culturally Diverse Classrooms Mapping the Curriculum Assessing and Selecting Materials Professional Development Priorities Human Development: Importance of Teaching Ethics Technology-Reconceptualizing 21st Century Learning Global Connections Chapter 8: Processes for Developing New Courses and Units The Technological Process of Curriculum Planning The Naturalistic Process of Curriculum Planning Preparing Schools for New Beginnings with Technology Global Connections Part III: Curriculum Management Chapter 9: Supervising the Curriculum: Teachers and Materials Curriculum: Current Approaches Problems and Issues in Supervision The Role of the Curriculum Supervisor Differentiated Professional Development-Teacher trouble shooting guides Motivating Staff Maslow's Theory of Human Needs Current Motivational Theories Supervising the Supported Curriculum-Executive Regional Directors (ERD's) Culturally Relevant Teaching Going Deeper into Teaching and Learning with Technology Digital Solutions to 21st Century Learning Global Connections Chapter 10: Curriculum Development and Implementation Developing a Program Philosophy and Rationale Statement Sample Language Arts English Program Rationale Methods for Choosing Teacher Representation The Committee Structure Samples of Program Scope and Sequence-National Core Standards Indicators of Effective Curriculum Development Professional Development for Stakeholders Twenty-First Century Technology Goals Global Connection: Narrowing the Achievement Gap Chapter 11: Aligning the Curriculum A Rationale for Curriculum Alignment Role of the Principal Curriculum Design Organizing the Alignment Project Organizational Strategies Identifying the Mastery Objectives Developing Curriculum-Based Assessments Correlating the Mastery List and Instructional Materials Developing Instructional Planning Aids Importance of Research Developing Reporting Materials Data Driven Programs Providing Professional Development for the Alignment Project Monitoring and Evaluating the Alignment Project Understanding the Importance of Curriculum Classroom Learning and 21st Century Technology Global Connections Chapter 12: Curriculum Evaluation Curriculum Evaluation Defined Evaluation Models-Instant surveys and data collection through technology Developing an Eclectic Approach Evaluating a Field of Study Purpose of Evaluation: Measuring Effectiveness vs Developing Teachers The Written Curriculum The Supported Curriculum The Taught Curriculum The Tested Curriculum- Administrative monitoring of Student Academic Success The Learned Curriculum -National Core Standards Leadership and Evaluation Measuring for Success Evaluation Program Guidelines Evaluation Strategies for Success Technology and Evaluation:The Final Piece to the Puzzle Global Connections: Evaluation and Accountability Part IV: Current Trends in the Curriculum Chapter 13: Current Developments in the Subject Fields Developments in English/Language Arts/Reading/Writing English/Language Arts Reading Expanding a Culture of Writing Dual Immersion Programs in Language Arts History/Social Studies Mathematics Science Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Foreign Language Education in the Arts Physical Education and Health Common Core State Standards and Multicultural Education Technology and Exponential Change Global Connections: Teaching Content Across Cultures Chapter 14: Current Developments Across the Curriculum Importance of Thinking, Listening and Speaking Skills English Language Learner Education (ELLs) Leadership for Socially Diverse Groups Accommodating Diversity Innovation and 21st Century Learning Professional Development and Technology Global Connections: Canada's Shifting Minds Model Chapter 15: Individualizing the Curriculum Types of Individualized Programs Enhancing Teaching & Learning Special Needs & Cross Cultural Comparisons in Education Adaptive Programs for the Gifted Pre-K and Early Childhood Education Social & Economic Considerations Digital Citizens & a New Culture of the 21st Century Global Connections: Positive Impact of Education Worldwide

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  • ISBN13: 9781483347387
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 616
  • ID: 9781483347387
  • weight: 1040
  • ISBN10: 1483347389
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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