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Challenging the Whole Child Reflections on Best Practices in Learning, Teaching, and Leadership

Marge Scherer 2009

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  • Title:
    Challenging the Whole Child Reflections on Best Practices in Learning, Teaching, and Leadership
  • Author: Marge Scherer
  • Subjects: Academic achievement; Learning; Electronic books
  • Description: ""Cover ""; ""Title Page ""; ""Copyright ""; ""Table of Contents ""; ""Foreword""; ""Introduction: Rising to the Challenge""; ""Part 1. Challenging Every Student ""; ""Excellence for All""; ""Learning from World-Class Schools ""; ""Creating Excellent and Equitable Schools ""; ""Why We Run Our School Like a Gifted Program ""; ""Part 2. Offering a Rigorous Curriculum ""; ""The Thought-Filled Curriculum ""; ""How Mathematics Counts ""; ""Why Aren't More Minorities Taking Advanced Math? ""; ""What's Been Lost in the Bubbles ""; ""Part 3. Developing Student Thinking ""; ""Disciplining the Mind ""
    ""Linking to Prior Learning """"Stepping Beyond Wikipedia ""; ""The Importance of Deep Reading ""; ""Thinking Is Literacy, Literacy Thinking ""; ""Little Philosophers ""; ""Part 4. Meeting 21st Century Challenges ""; ""Orchestrating the Media Collage ""; ""The Window into Green ""; ""Becoming Citizens of the World ""; ""Stirring Up Justice ""; ""Part 5. Using Assessment to Spur Achievement ""; ""Assessing What Matters ""; ""The Best Value in Formative Assessment ""; ""Data in the Driver's Seat ""; ""Formative Assessment That Empowers ""
    ""Part 6. Preparing Students for College and the World of Work """"The Challenge of College Readiness ""; ""What About Those Who Don't Go? ""; ""Bringing Industry to the Classroom ""; ""Treat All Students Like the ""Best"" Students ""; ""Creating Global Classrooms ""; ""Part 7. Getting Students to Embrace Challenge ""; ""The Perils and Promises of Praise ""; ""When Students Choose the Challenge ""; ""Paying for Performance: Giving Students Cash Incentives for Learning ""; ""Inspiring Students to Strive for Excellence ""; ""Study Guide. Challenging the Whole Child ""; ""Want to Learn More? ""
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    This special e-book collection of articles from Educational Leadership and other ASCD publications examines the kinds of challenges that best prepare students for college, the world of work, and life. The authors examine what excellence and high performance mean in various schools and settings around the world and explore how to make learning richer and more thought-provoking through both rigorous curriculum and formative assessment. They look at some ways that both elementary and secondary school teachers can teach problem-solving and innovative and analytical thinking, and they consider how
  • Publisher: Alexandria : ASCD
  • Creation Date: 2009
  • Format: 1 online resource (376 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-282-44048-9;ISBN9786612440489;ISBN1-4166-0893-1
  • OCLC Number: 506174627
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