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School administration and organization

  • Interlanguageby ZhaoHong Han; Elaine Tarone

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This chapter pulls together 40 years of interlanguage study in terms of three interlinked themes: (1) historic roots, emphasizing ongoing questions/issues that needed interlanguage to be asked; (2) interlanguage as a system in its own right, centering on evidence for the systematic nature of interlanguage; (3) a suggested future centering on creation... more...

  • Questions & Answers About Block Schedulingby John Brucato; Donald Gainey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 20.95

    For administrators and others involved in the transition to block schedules, this book provides answers to the complex and challenging questions raised by the curious and the skeptical. It demonstrates how to overcome obstacles to systemic school improvements. more...

  • Emerging Principalship, Theby Linda Skrla; David A. Erlandson; Eileen Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 20.95

    This book makes a distinction between the "principal" - the man or woman who occupies the position - and the "principalship", the entire leadership function which, although overseen and coordinated by the principal, also includes activities of assistant principals, teachers, counselors, and others. It explains and applies the 21 domains recommended... more...

  • Performance Management for School Improvementby Jeff Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    The recently introduced Performance Management (PM) arrangements for headteachers and teachers will replace the existing appraisal systems for schools in England. The introduction of PM places a significant responsibility upon governors strategically, and upon senior and middle managers operationally. This is a manual for middle managers and head... more...

  • FAQs for NQTsby Elizabeth Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This useful reference book offers authoritative yet accessible answers to common questions posed by new and trainee teachers as they face the practical everyday questions that arise from entering the classroom for the first time. Organized into sections the book covers issues such as: job hunting induction managing workload relationship... more...

  • Balancing Dilemmas in Assessment and Learning in Contemporary Educationby Anton Havnes; Liz McDowell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book focuses on dilemmas inherent in the practice of assessment in the contemporary context. New forms of assessment are being introduced in all sectors of education and training, and the culture of assessment is shifting. The authors in this volume discuss the practice of assessment, reporting empirical research on modes of assessment within... more...

  • Learning-Focused Leadership in Actionby Michael S. Knapp; Meredith I. Honig; Margaret L. Plecki; Bradley S. Portin; Michael A. Copland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    In an educational context where school and district performance is of increasing focus, it?s essential for leaders at all levels of the educational system to focus on improving student performance. This volume zeros in on a promising set of strategies and practices for all leaders to motivate, support, and sustain learning in contemporary schools.... more...

  • Creating Safe Schoolsby Franklin P. Schargel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Students, parents, and school staff deserve a safe learning environment. Yet recent headlines of violence, bullying, and drug abuse have shown the vulnerability of schools. In this timely and important resource, leading expert Franklin Schargel provides leaders, teachers, counselors, parents, and students with the necessary information to address... more...

  • Beyond Books, Butts, and Busesby Rebecca Good

    R&L Education 2014; US$ 23.99

    Beyond Books, Butts, and Buses: Ten Steps to Help Assistant Principals Become Effective Instructional Leaders is intended for ambitious future principals who recognize the importance of researching and preparing for that esteemed position. It contains ten steps that will lead those who are stuck in the duty world of books, butts, and buses to find... more...

  • Primary Teaching Assistants Curriculum in Contextby Carrie Cable

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Teaching assistants are uniquely placed to support children?s involvement with learning through the curriculum. This book explores those issues that are central to that process. Specifically it examines: strategies for supporting learning and assessment in English, maths and science inclusive and imaginative practices in all areas of... more...