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10 Traits of Highly Effective Schools: Raising the Achievement Bar for All Students
Contributor(s): McEwan, Elaine K.

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ISBN: 1412905281     ISBN-13: 9781412905282
Publisher: Corwin Pr
OUR PRICE: $35.10  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: July 2008

Annotation: Featuring helpful tools, authentic examples, teacher reflections, and more, this resource identifies the critical attributes of schools that enable all students to attain academic excellence.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Effective teaching; United States.
Teacher effectiveness; United States.
Academic achievement; United States.
BISAC Categories:
- Education | Administration
- Education | Leadership
Dewey: 371.102
LCCN: 2008017827
Academic/Grade Level: Professional
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 10.00" H x 7.00" W x 0.50" (1.15 lbs) 224 pages
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Publisher Description:
How can you tell if your school is successful? Does a new school building make a difference? High test scores? What about small class sizes? Does the presence of innovative programs indicate quality? Ten Traits of Highly Effective Schools identifies the critical attributes, distinguishing qualities, and unique characteristics of effective schools that enable all students to attain academic excellence. Each chapter features one of the ten research-based traits and covers: A comprehensive description of the trait Research supporting the part that each trait plays in raising the achievement bar Snapshots of the trait in schools and districts as well as longer vignettesReflections about the trait from teachers, principals, and central office administrators who have helped create effective schoolsObservations and opinions from noted thinkers, theorists, and scholarsTools and processes to help facilitate the development of the trait in schools

This invaluable resource also presents a "10 Traits Audit" for use in your school or district, and includes websites, resource lists, model mission statements, sample reports, and service listings.

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