The Principal as Curriculum Leader: Shaping What is Taught and Tested (3rd Revised edition)

The Principal as Curriculum Leader: Shaping What is Taught and Tested (3rd Revised edition)

By: Allan A. Glatthorn (editor), Jerry M. Jailall (editor)Hardback

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In this third edition of their classic bestseller, Allan A. Glatthorn and Jerry Jailall examine four levels of curriculumustate, district, school, and classroomuto explain how effective principals can influence curriculum at every stage and provide examples that illustrate how school administrators can incorporate curriculum leadership into their organizational behavior. The Principal as Curriculum Leader, Third Edition, reviews the key issues that continue to affect how principals work in the 'real world' and offers updates that include: Insightful analysis of the effects of NCLB An expanded treatment of content standards A new section on the influence of Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) A discussion of team leadership and professional learning communities

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Dr. Allan A. Glatthorn (deceased) was a Distinguished Research Professor of Education (Emeritus) at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina. Jerry M. Jailall recently served as the state coordinator for the federal Comprehensive School Reform program and as a Title 1 Consultant at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. He has worked with 172 elementary, middle, and high schools implementing school reform initiatives. He previously coordinated the NC School Improvement Grants program in 107 school districts under the standards-based GOALS 2000 federal initiative. He has over 25 years of K-12 experience in public education spanning Guyana, the Bahamas, and the US. He is a former lecturer at the University of Guyana. He obtained his doctorate in education from East Carolina University.


Preface to the Third Edition Acknowledgments About the Authors Part I. Laying the Foundations 1. What It Means to Be a Curriculum Leader: No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and Beyond Current Trends in Curricula Beyond NCLB: Moving From State Standards and Their Unintended Consequences to Voluntary National Standards for States The Hallmarks of Curriculum Quality Chapter Summary 2. The Four Curriculum Levels: State, District, School, and Classroom State Functions District Functions School Functions Classroom Functions Flexible Allocations Chapter Summary 3. Importance of the Principal NCLB Spurs New National Leadership Standards: Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) Defining Curriculum Leadership Understanding the Problems of the Principal?s Curriculum Leadership Role Understanding the Rationale for Principal Leadership Uniting Principal and Teacher Leadership Discharging the Leadership Functions Chapter Summary Part II. Shaping State and District Curricula 4. State Policies and Frameworks Becoming Informed Getting the Message Across Evaluating State Frameworks Chapter Summary 5. District Curricula District Functions Exercising Influence as the Principal Chapter Summary Part III. Providing Leadership 6. Developing Vision and Goals Developing the School?s Vision of a Quality Curriculum Developing the School?s Curriculum Goals Chapter Summary 7. Rethinking the Program of Studies Renewing an Existing Program of Studies Restructuring the Program of Studies Chapter Summary 8. Committing to a Learning-Centered Schedule The Nature of a Learning-Centered Schedule Developing a Learning-Centered Schedule How the Principal and Teachers Can Make More Effective Use of the Existing Schedule Chapter Summary 9. Integrating the Curriculum Types of Integration Arguments Supporting Integration Arguments Questioning the Use of Integration A Process for Resolving the Issue Chapter Summary 10. Aligning the Curriculum Types of Curricula Aligning the Recommended and the Written Curricula Aligning the Written, the Supported, and the Assessed Curricula Aligning the Written and the Taught Curricula Aligning the Hidden and the Learned Curricula Aligning the Taught and the Learned Curricula Chapter Summary 11. Monitoring the Implementation Process The Argument About Monitoring A Practical Solution Chapter Summary Part IV. Working With Teachers 12. Making Yearly Planning Calendars The Nature of Yearly Plans and a Rationale for Their Use Organizing for Yearly Planning Developing Yearly Plans Reviewing the Plans Chapter Summary 13. Developing Units of Study A Rationale for Unit Development Organizing for Unit Development Developing Units Based on Constructivist Principles Some Criticisms of Constructivism Chapter Summary 14. Enriching the Curriculum and Remediating Learning Helping Teachers Enrich the Curriculum Helping Teachers Remediate Learning Chapter Summary 15. Evaluating the Curriculum Evaluating the Assessed or Tested Curriculum Evaluating the Supported Curriculum Evaluating the Written Curriculum Evaluating the Taught Curriculum Evaluating the Learned Curriculum Chapter Summary Part V. Looking Ahead 16. Curriculum Leadership: Putting It All Together Work Closely With District Leadership Set Up the Curriculum Organizational Structures Use Team Leadership Make Curriculum Improvement Part of an Overall Plan Use an Incremental Process in Effecting Curricular Change Prioritize Curriculum Tasks Use Routine Activities to Support Quality Curricula Develop Specific Plans and Manage Time A Personal and Concluding Note Chapter Summary Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/08/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412960342
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9781412960342
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 1412960347
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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