Author: Robert J. Marzano
Brand: Solution Tree
Number Of Pages: 248
Details: Product Description
How do educators build High Reliability Schools (HRS) that consistently produce excellent results and academic achievement? The key is the PLC at Work process, which emphasizes three big ideas: a focus on learning, building a collaborative culture, and a results-centered orientation.
With this user-friendly resource, you will learn how to implement powerful professional learning community (PLC) structures that enable you and your team to successfully implement the key elements of a high reliability school: (1) competency-based education, (2) standards-based grading, (3) guaranteed and viable curriculum, (4) effective teaching in every classroom, and (5) a collaborative learning culture.
Marzano, Warrick, Rains, and DuFour will help you: Increase school effectiveness and school improvement by implementing the PLC process to form high reliability schools. Learn a four-step process for achieving High Reliability Schools status. Explore the three big ideas associated with the PLC at Work process to implement student-centered, collaborative teaching strategies, and data-driven instruction. Discover the characteristics of effective school leaders. Understand how to balance and achieve districtwide goals using data to improve student achievement and college- and career-readiness.
Chapter 1: High Reliability Organizations and School Leadership
Chapter 2: Safe and Collaborative Culture
Chapter 3: Effective Teaching in Every Classroom
Chapter 4: Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum
Chapter 5: Standards-Referenced Reporting
Chapter 6: Competency-Based Education
Chapter 7: District Leadership in High Reliability Schools
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About the Author
Robert J. Marzano, PhD, is the cofounder and CAO of Marzano Research in Denver, Colorado. During his 50 years in the field of education, he has worked with educators as a speaker and trainer and has authored more than 50 books and 200 articles on topics such as instruction, assessment, writing and implementing standards, cognition, effective leadership, and school intervention. His books include The New Art and Science of Teaching, Leaders of Learning, Making Classroom Assessments Reliable and Valid, The Classroom Strategies Series, Managing the Inner World of Teaching, Handbook for High Reliability Schools, Handbook for Personalized Competency-Based Education, and The Highly Engaged Classroom. His practical translations of the most current research and theory into classroom strategies are known internationally and are widely practiced by both teachers and administrators.
Philip B. Warrick, EdD, is an associate vice president of Marzano Research. He was an award-winning administrator for nearly twelve years, most recently as principal of Round Rock High School, which serves nearly three thousand students. Phil has been an adjunct professor at Peru State College since 2005. In 2010, he was invited to participate in the Texas Principals’ Visioning Institute, where he worked with other principals to develop model practices for Texas schools. He is a former regional president for the Nebraska Council of School Administrators (NCSA). He also served on the NCSA legislative committee and was elected chair. In 2003, he was one of the first participants to attend the Nebraska Educational Leadership Institute, conducted by the Gallup Corporation at Gallup University in Omaha. Phil was named Nebraska Outstanding New Principal of the Year and Nebraska Secondary School Principals Region One Assistant Principal of the Year in 1998, Nebraska Secondary School Principals Region One Principal of the Year in 2004, and Nebraska State High School Principal of the Year in 2005.
Cameron L. Rains, PhD, is the assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction for Clark-Pleasant Community School Corporation. In this role, he is part of a team working to ensure that all students in the district learn at high levels. Previously, Cameron
Release Date: 18-05-2018
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