Human Resources Administration For Educational Leaders

Author: M. Scott Norton, Professor Emeritus
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452245274
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A comprehensive and research-based text detailing the important relationship between school administration and human resources administration. "The author provides [students] with specific strategies for navigating the treacherous waters of personnel selection, development, retention, and removal. I wish I had the book when I began my work as Director of Personnel." —Zach Kelehear University of South Carolina Human Resources Administration for Educational Leaders balances theory and pedagogy to demonstrate the historical evolution of the human resources function in education, the link between human resources and organizational effectiveness, and the new trends in human resources accountability. Key Features and Benefits: Provides students with samples of the tools that practicing HR administrators use for planning, recruiting, interviewing, selecting, evaluating, compensating, and developing staff personnel Dedicates separate chapters to areas often neglected in other texts: collective bargaining, human resources responsibility for classified personnel, accountability, and organizational climate and the human resources function Features engaging simulations in the form of case studies and critical questions to help students apply the concepts to practice Accompanied by High-Quality Ancillaries Instructors' Resources on CD-ROM includes a test bank, sample syllabi, PowerPoint slide presentations, and more. Contact SAGE to request your copy. Meet the author! http://coe.asu.edu/elps/faculty/norton.php

The Professional Educator

Author: Charles B. Myers
Publisher:
ISBN:
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This comprehensive and integrative text is designed to introduce teaching as a professional activity that requires a solid grounding in theory and research, responsible judgment, and lifelong professional development. It also provides the student a with a foundation in the social, philosophical, legal, historical, and political aspects of education. The text creates a more practical learning environment than the standard foundations text through a wealth of vivid examples, realistic case studies, and opportunities to practice analyzing and applying implications of theory and research.

Effective Instructional Strategies

Author: Kenneth D. Moore
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412995728
Size: 71.68 MB
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The Third Edition of Effective Instructional Strategies: From Theory to Practice provides thorough coverage of the strategies and skills essential that every teacher needs to know. This text applies the latest research findings and practical classroom practices to the instructional process by presenting a Theory to Practice approach to instruction emphasizing the intelligent use of teaching theory and research to improve classroom instruction. Logically and precisely providing information about how to be an effective classroom teacher, this text has been carefully designed to maximize instructional flexibility and to model established principles of instruction. It was further designed to expand the pedagogical teaching knowledge of teachers and their instructional repertoires.

The School Principal

Author: Theodore J. Kowalski
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135156840
Size: 31.98 MB
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Over the past two decades, efforts to improve schools have significantly modified role expectations for principals. Today, school-level administrators are expected to be both visionary leaders and competent managers. Based on the conviction that administration is an amalgam of leadership and management, The School Principal emphasizes the need for practitioners to apply conceptual skills to make "what to do" decisions, to apply technical skills to make "how to do" decisions, and to apply relational skills to engage in democratic decision making. Kowalski frames the book with a discussion of the nature of schools, the roles of principals, and their need to improve schools. The book then provides a balanced treatment of leadership and management, covering issues of personal behavior, instructional leadership, relationship building issues, finances, facilities, personnel management, pupil services, and maintaining safe schools. The text closes with discussion of the vital aspects of practice for contemporary principals, addressing problem solving, collaborative change strategies, and personal commitment to being a principal. Special Features: Vignettes introduce the subject matter in the context of common challenges faced by practitioners. Knowledge-Based Questions and Skill-Based Activities prompt readers to engage with and reflect on the chapter content. The School Principal aligns with the Educational Leadership Consortium Council (ELCC) Standards. Treating principals as concurrently visionary leaders and competent managers, this excellent text addresses the needs of aspiring and practicing principals, providing the tools to build effective and efficient schools.

Bibliographic Guide To Education

Author: GK Hall
Publisher: G K Hall
ISBN: 9780783805016
Size: 71.30 MB
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The "Bibliographic Guide to Education" lists recent publications cataloged during the past year by Teachers College, Columbia University, supplemented by publications in the field of education cataloged by The Research Libraries of The New York Public Library, selected on the basis of subject headings. Non-book materials, including theses, are included in this "Guide," with the exception of serials. All aspects and levels of education are represented in this "Guide," including such areas as: American elementary and secondary education, higher and adult education, early childhood education, history and philosophy of education, applied pedagogy, international and comparative education, educational administration, education of the culturally disadvantaged and physically handicapped, nursing education and education of minorities and women. Also well covered are the administrative reports of departments of education for various countries and for U.S. states and large cities. The Teachers College collection covers over 200 distinct educational systems. Works in all languages are included. The" Bibliographic Guide to Education" serves in part as an annual supplement to the "Dictionary Catalog of the Teachers College Library, Columbia University" (G.K. Hall & Co., 1970) and Supplements ("First Supplement," 1971; "Second Supplement," 1973; "Third Supplement," 1977).

Methods For Effective Teaching

Author: Paul R. Burden
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN:
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Provides research-based coverage of general teaching methods with an emphasis on such contemporary issues as differentiating instruction, creating a learning community, and promoting student understanding.

Elementary Classroom Management

Author: C. M. Charles
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205510719
Size: 60.75 MB
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Elementary Classroom Management, 5/eBy C. M. Charles Mindful of NCLB legislation, this teacher-friendly, standards-driven edition of "Elementary Classroom Management" examines issues and models of management concerns in twenty-first century elementary classrooms. Well-conceived classroom management helps establish positive environments and programs where communication, cooperation, and dedication to learning prevail. This text is designed to assist teachers, both novice and experienced, in developing and refining management skills that lead to learning and enjoyment in the classroom. While based upon proven research methods, the aim of the text is to provide clear, practical advice. Case studies and vignettes are used to illustrate key ideas. Here's what you colleagues are saying... "I have enjoyed using the Charles and Senter textbook for 3 semesters. The text is extremely well organized, easy to understand, and includes eye-catching and at times, humorous illustrations. It provides a valuable theoretical base for discussions on various components of a classroom management plan."-Janice Janz, University of New Orleans "This is the most comprehensive and one of the best overall texts that I have read in a long time. I like the balanced approach in general."-Penelope A. Wong, California State University Chico

Secondary And Middle School Methods

Author: Allan C. Ornstein
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205263769
Size: 36.85 MB
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Secondary and Middle School Methods prepares secondary school teachers and help experienced teachers improve their teaching and instruction by focusing on the methods and principles of teaching the "how-to" approach.Combining a broad approach of methodology, from research to theory to practice, this text helps the prospective teacher understand the essential methods and principles necessary for professional competence. The authors also address current issues in today's society, such as No Child Left Behind and teaching diverse learners, and examine the effects of federal legislation on students and teachers. In addition, an assortment of activities, tables, and topics for discussion prepare the reader for future application to secondary school settings serving diverse populations of students.

Secondary School Teaching

Author: Richard Dean Kellough
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
Size: 14.59 MB
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Now revised to align with the INTASC standards,Secondary School Teachingis a comprehensive guide to instructional methods and contains many practical exercises for active learning.This book provides a sound introduction to the challenges of today's secondary schools, teachers'professional responsibilities, thinking and questioning, classroom environment, curriculum, planning instruction, assessment using inquiry, teacher talk, and games, learning alone and in groups, and professional development.Grades 7-12 Inservice Teachers.

Becoming A Teacher

Author: Forrest W. Parkay
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205420315
Size: 53.20 MB
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Becoming a Teacher, Seventh Edition, takes a straightforward look at what it means to be a professional teacher in today's rapidly changing, high-stakes environment of education. Building upon a strong mentoring message that has long been the tradition of Becoming a Teacher, the Seventh Edition helps students make difficult decisions about their teaching future by fostering an awareness of the realities of teaching in America today. This no-nonsense approach provides students with the tools and information necessary to answer the questions, What does it take to succeed as a teacher today? and Do I want to teach? Along the way, the authors provide practical perspectives for meeting the challenges of teaching. Organized into four parts, the book addresses both practical and foundational topics to give readers a well-rounded view of the teaching profession