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Learning-Driven Schools: A Practical Guide for Teachers and Principals
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About This Book
Many teachers are trained to approach their work with a set of teaching strategies and lessons that changes little over time. Because they are focused on how they teach, rather than on how their students learn, they use the same techniques day after day, making no adjustments for students' different learning needs.
In Learning-Driven Schools: A Practical Guide for Teachers and Principals, Barry Beers shows how teachers can plan, teach, and assess for student learning—and how principals can support teachers in their efforts. The book includes
A rallying cry and how-to guide rolled into one, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone passionate about learning. Having served as a veteran teacher and principal himself, Barry Beers brings his own experience and understanding to bear on the essential task of ensuring that student learning remains the clear focus of our schools.
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BARRY BEERS has been a middle and high school administrator for 21 years. In 1988, he received a Doctorate in Educational Administration from the College of William and Mary. His dissertation was titled A Study of the Relationship Between Student Achievement and Teacher-Student Interaction in Secondary Classrooms. He also was an adjunct professor at the College of William and Mary and an educational consultant. He was named the Outstanding Principal in Virginia for 1992 to 1994.
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