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by Mike Schmoker
Table of Contents
This Study Guide is designed to enhance your understanding of Results Now: How We Can Achieve Unprecedented, an ASCD book written by Mike Schmoker and published in July 2006. It will help you make connections between the text and the school or school district in which you work. The study guide can be used after you have read the entire book or as you finish each chapter. Most of the questions contained in this study guide are ones you can think about on your own. But you might also consider pairing with another colleague or forming a group of people who have read (or are reading) Results Now.
Chapter 1 - The Buffer
Chapter 2 - Isolation: The Enemy of Improvement
Chapter 3 - Leadership Interrupted: How the Buffer Compromises Supervision
Chapter 4 - Curricular Chaos
Chapter 5 - The Power of Authentic Literacy
Chapter 6 - Authentic Literacy and Intellectual Development
Chapter 7 - The Startling State of Literacy Education
Chapter 8 - Professional Learning Communities: The Surest, Fastest Path to Instructional Improvement
Chapter 9 - Leadership in the Professional Learning Community
Chapter 10 - Scaling Up: Central Office and State-Level Leadership in the Learning Community
** This study guide was prepared by Nan Woodson, Center for Performance Assessment
Results Now: How We Can Achieve Unprecedented Improvements in Teaching and Learning was written by Mike Schomker. This 198-page, 6" x 9" book (Stock #106045; ISBN: 978-1-4166-0358-0) is available from ASCD for $20.95 (ASCD member) or $26.95 (nonmember). Copyright © 2006 by ASCD. To order a copy, call ASCD at 1-800-933-2723 (in Virginia 1-703-578-9600) and press 2 for the Service Center. Or buy the book from ASCD's Online Store.
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