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    9781416603580

  • ISBN10:

    1416603581

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/30/2006
  • Publisher: Assn for Supervision & Curriculum

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi
Introduction: The Brutal Facts About Instruction and Its Supervision 1(10)
I. Reality and Illusion in Public Schools 11(38)
1. The Buffer
13(10)
2. Isolation: The Enemy of Improvement
23(6)
3. Leadership Interrupted: How the Buffer Compromises Supervision
29(7)
4. Curricular Chaos
36(13)
II. Literacy Education: The Greatest Opportunity of All 49(54)
5. The Power of Authentic Literacy
51(7)
6. Authentic Literacy and Intellectual Development
58(18)
7. The Startling State of Literacy Education
76(27)
III. Learning and Leading in the Professional Learning Community 103(60)
8. Professional Learning Communities: The Surest, Fastest Path to Instructional Improvement
105(19)
9. Leadership in the Professional Learning Community
124(26)
10. Scaling Up: Central Office and State-Level Leadership in the Learning Community
150(13)
Conclusion: Why Not Us? Why Not Now? 163(2)
Appendix A. Suggestions for Teaching Critical and Argumentative Literacy 165(11)
Appendix B. Start Here for Improving Teaching and Learning 176(5)
Appendix C. Agreements 181(2)
Bibliography 183(9)
Index 192(4)
About the Author 196

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