Hopkins, David

The Practice and Theory of School Improvement

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
David Hopkins

I:. Towards a Theory of School Development

2. Developing the Twenty-First Century School: A Challenge to Reformers
Per Dalin

3. Reconnecting Knowledge Utilization and School Improvement: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
Karen Seashore Louis

4. The School Effectiveness Knowledge Base as a Guide for School Improvement
Jaap Scheerens

II:. The Contemporary Context of School Improvement

5. School Evaluation and Improvement: A Scandinavian View
Rolf Lander, Mats Ekholm

6. Quality Assurance Reviews as a Catalyst for School Improvement in Australia
Peter Cuttance

7. Assessment and Accountability in Kentucky: How High Stakes Affects Teaching and Learning
Betty Lou Whitford, Ken Jones

III:. Tensions and Contrasts in School Improvement Strategies

8. Innovations in Planning for School Improvement: Problems and Potential
Mike Wallace

9. Curriculum Reform, Educational Change and School Improvement
Gary Mcculloch

10. The Conduct of Inquiry on Teaching: The Search for Models more Effective than the Recitation
Bruce Joyce, Emily Calhoun

11. Three Rival Versions and a Critique of Teacher Staff Development
John Smyth

12. Why Teachers need their Colleagues: A Developmental Perspective
Jennifer Nias

IV:. The Effectiveness of School Improvement Strategies

13. “World Class” School Improvement: An Analysis of the Implications of Recent International School Effectiveness and School Improvement Research for Improvement Practice
David Reynolds

14. “Inside-Out” and “Outside-In”: Learning from Past and Present School Improvement Paradigms
Emily Calhoun, Bruce Joyce

15. Sand, Bricks, and Seeds: School Change Strategies and Readiness for Reform
Robert E. Slavin

16. Using “Promising Programs” to Improve Educational Processes and Student Outcomes
Sam Stringfield, Mary Ann Millsap, Rebecca Herman

Keywords: Education, Leadership & Administration, Education (general)

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