What Works in Schools: Translating Research Into Action

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ASCD, 2003 - Education - 219 pages
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The book is a practical resource for teachers and administrators. It discusses factors that influence student academic achievement, examines the research supporting these factors, and describes steps teachers need to take to maximize student achievement.
 

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Contents

Introducing Best of Times
1
The SchoolLevel Factors
15
A Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum
22
Challenging Goals and Effective Feedback
35
Parent and Community Involement
47
Safe and Orderly Environment
53
Collegiality and Professionalism
60
The TeacherLevel Factors
71
Home Environment
126
Learned Intelligence and Background Knowledge
133
Student Motivation
144
Implementing The Model
157
Using The Model
160
The Critical Role of Leadership
172
Snapshot Survey of School Effectiveness Factors
179
Technical Notes
187

Instructional Strategies
78
Classroom Management
88
Classroom Curriculum Design
106
The StudentLevel Factors
123
References
193
Index
208
About the Author
217
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