9780205496686

Data-Driven Decisions and School Leadership Best Practices for School Improvement

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205496686

  • ISBN10:

    0205496687

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/31/2007
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

This book provides a unique contribution to the literature in this field in that the studies of decision theory and data-based decision making are integrated. Focusing on educators assuming leadership roles in school improvement, the bookrs"s content is equally relevant for administrators, supervisors, and teachers. The book, however, is centered on data-driven decision making, both as a requirement of theNo Child Left Behind Actand as a normative professional standard. Issues related to accumulating, storing, and protecting data in districts and schools also are covered. Applications in administration, supervision, and teaching are demonstrated. KEY BENEFITS:The book provides a unique contribution to the literature in this field in that the studies of decision theory and data-based decision making are integrated.The studies of decision theory and data-based decision making. Issues related to accumulating, storing, and protecting data in districts and schools also are covered. MARKETt:Pre and in-service administrators, supervisors, and teachers

Table of Contents

Preface
Foundations of Decision Making In Schools
Problem Solving and Decision Making in the Context of School Reform
Decision-Making Behavior
Decision Complexity, Models, and Action Theories
Group Decision Making
Data-Based Decisions
Understanding Data-Driven Decision Making
Research to Drive Education Decision Making
Collecting and Accessing Data
Technology and Information Management
Applying Data-Based Decisions
Curriculum and Instruction
Effective School Improvement
Implementing and Monitoring Decisions
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