What Brain Research Can Teach About Cutting School Budgets
Karen Olsen's What Brain Research Can Teach About Cutting School Budgets is a practical guide for school leaders who are charged with the painstaking task of making budget cuts--a task typically driven by emotion, tradition, and the power of social leaders, followed by disagreements and dissatisfaction.
This book offers an alternative--a way to use brain research to create powerful but politically neutral decision-making criteria. The author offers clear action items, brain research summaries, and checklists to guide leaders through the budget cutting process, and to ensure that they reinvest money into the key programmes that will truly impact student achievement.
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Chapter 2 InstructionTools
Chapter 3 InstructionOrganization and Use of Time
Chapter 4 Staffing
Chapter 5 Professional Development
Chapter 6 The Inseparable Bodybrain Learning PartnershipMovement and Aerobic Exercise
Chapter 7 The Inseparable Bodybrain Learning PartnershipEmotion
Chapter 8 DoubleLink Curriculum for TwoStep LearningLink One
Chapter 9 DoubleLink Curriculum for TwoStep LearningLink Two
Chapter 10 TestingDoes the Emperor Wear Clothes?