The Courage to Change: Stories from Successful School Reform

The Courage to Change: Stories from Successful School Reform

By: Padilla Padilla (author), Linda S. Ketcham (author), Ana Maria Andrade (author), Delia C. Hakim (author), Romero Romero (author), Suzanne Bishop (author), Christine B. Confer (author), Laura C. Fahr (author), Marianne Chavez (author), Paul E. Heckman (author)Hardback

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The progress of a complex educational restructuring project in the US state of Arizona is the focus of this book. The goals of the project included: to improve dramatically student achievement in the core subjects; to develop new assessment and evaluation practices; and to develop teaching strategies, curricula and school structures that meet the needs of poor, minority and bilingual students.


Foreword - Seymour B SarasonIntroductionExploring Conditions for ChangeDeveloping Dialogue SessionsSupporting Colleagues through Team TeachingGetting Off TrackTeaching in Multiage/Grade ClassroomsCreating Contextualized CurriculaManaging Student BehaviorDeveloping Creativity through Indigenous InventionAssessing Student AchievementInvolving Parents in School ReformRisk Taking in the Role of the PrincipalReflecting on Change and Looking to the Future

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780803963290
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9780803963290
  • ISBN10: 0803963297

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