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Improving Student Learning One Principal at a Time
Jane E. Pollock and Sharon M. Ford
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This book’s breakthrough approach to supervision, built on the Teaching Schema for Master Learners introduced in the ASCD best-sellerImproving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time, is a simple way to help teachers make the right adjustments in curriculum, instruction, assessment, and feedback--the four areas of practice that make the most difference in how learners learn.
Here you’ll find clear, practical guidelines designed to complement and enhance your school’s existing observation and evaluation models. Jane E. Pollock and Sharon M. Ford explain how to
Along with these research-based recommendations, the book also features the voices of working administrators who share the difference this approach has made for them, their teachers, and their students.
You too may find it’s the tool you’ve been looking for to revitalize yourself as instructional leader, shift your focus from inspecting teaching to improving learning, and build a more positive and more successful school.
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About the Authors
JANE E. POLLOCK is the director of Learning Horizon, Inc. Specializing in the areas of teaching and supervising learning, Dr. Pollock consults on long-term contracts with schools worldwide to improve student learning and teaching practices. She is the author of Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time (2007) and the coauthor of Dimensions of Learning Teacher and Training Manuals (1996), Assessment, Grading and Record Keeping (1999), and Classroom Instruction That Works (2000).
SHARON M. FORD most recently served as an assistant professor in the graduate department of Administrative Leadership and Policy Studies in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado at Denver, where the primary focus of her work was the field of supervision. She advised numerous doctoral and master's degree students and taught courses for graduate students seeking licenses as school principals and superintendents.
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