Changing Suburbs Changing Students

As your students evolve, has your school evolved with them? This unique book offers an explanation of the increasing diversity in student makeup and ideas for acting as an agent of positive change for your school.

Author: Shelley B. Wepner

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781452279961

Category: Education

Page: 232

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Embrace the changing suburbs by changing your school! As your students evolve, has your school evolved with them? This unique book offers an explanation of the increasing diversity in student makeup and ideas for acting as an agent of positive change for your school. The authors offer tools and recommend ways you can improve student achievement by: Developing an action plan for more focused, culturally responsive student instruction Creating a culture that celebrates diversity Building partnerships with parents, universities, and the community Providing programs for English learners such as tutoring, the arts, and summer support
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Changing Suburbs Changing Students

As your students evolve, has your school evolved with them? This unique book explains the increasing diversity in student makeup and offers tools and ideas for improving achievement.

Author: Shelley B. Wepner

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781452203911

Category: Education

Page: 195

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As your students evolve, has your school evolved with them? This unique book explains the increasing diversity in student makeup and offers tools and ideas for improving achievement.
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Literacy Leadership in Changing Schools

Shelley B. Wepner is dean and professor in the School of Education of Manhattanville College. ... Her most recent book publications are Changing Suburbs, Changing Students: Helping School Leaders Face the Challenges (2012) and the 5th ...

Author: Shelley B. Wepner

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 9780807757130

Category: Education

Page: 312

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Entrepreneurial Leadership

Strategies for Creating and Sustaining Partnerships for K-12 Schools Shelley B. Wepner, Diane W. Gomez ... 2016), and Changing Suburbs, Changing Students: Helping School Leaders Face the Challenges (Corwin, 2012).

Author: Shelley B. Wepner

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 9781475846539

Category: Education

Page: 200

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Entrepreneurial Leadership is written for K-12 educational leaders who understand their critically important role as motivators, influencers, and entrepreneurs. These are leaders who have a mindset for pursuing opportunities that positively impact their organizations. They know that they need to go beyond their own institutions to see and seize opportunities that will bring resources and services to their schools to help their students achieve. This book helps them to develop and use their entrepreneurial skills to cultivate partnerships with businesses, community organizations and individuals, and colleges/universities. General and specific guidelines are provided to initiate, develop, implement, evaluate, and sustain partnerships. Such partnerships can be with individuals, groups, institutions, organizations, and corporations at the local, regional, statewide, and national levels. Policies, procedures, and practices for effective negotiations within school systems and with potential partners are included throughout the book to promote enriched opportunities and noteworthy successes.
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Challenges Facing Suburban Schools

Promising Responses to Changing Student Populations Shelley B. Wepner, Diane W. Gomez ... Hispanic influx slowly altering a town veneer. New York Times, p. ... Changing suburbs, changing students: Helping school leaders face challenges.

Author: Shelley B. Wepner

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781475832846

Category: Education

Page: 150

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provides a demographic, political, economic, and sociological overview of the changing nature of suburban schools describes the nature of student diversity in the changing suburbs and issues with student achievement identifies administrative responsibilities and program structures for working with a changing student population proposes ways to reduce the achievement gap, most notably in literacy looks at how to use “whole child” assessment protocols to provide support for such students delves into parent inequities within changing suburban districts and offers ideas for closing the parent gap. This book is written for school district administrators, teachers, legislators, policy makers, teacher educators, and educational researchers for developing programs and pathways for a segment of the student and parent population that now is living in suburban areas without traditional roots as advantaged suburbanites.
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Leading in Change

Implications of School Diversification for School Leadership Preparation in England and the United States Valerie A. Storey ... School, and of Changing Suburbs, Changing Students: Helping School Leaders Face the Challenges.

Author: Valerie A. Storey

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 9781641135511

Category: Education

Page: 281

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Leading in Change: Implications for School Leadership Preparation in England and the United States considers the ways in which school leadership, and its preparation has changed and developed in response to a rapidly changing educational scenario over the past decade. Drawing together leading thinkers, researchers, and practitioners in the field of school leadership and management this text takes an international perspective to consider what we know about school diversification, and school leadership preparation. Theoretically and conceptually informed, the contributors’ draw on recent empirical research studies and practitioner experience into school leadership preparation to examine how neoliberal and neoconservative policies are working in unison to privatize and corporatize public schools. It looks at how these policies have impacted the preparation of school leaders. In addition to information, critique, and analysis, multiple perspectives are provided that readers can draw upon to ensure aspiring school leaders are successfully prepared to lead in a diversified and corporate school context. The book is divided into three sections. In the first section key topics covered include: • Relationship between school corporatization and leadership preparation in England and the United States • Comparative analysis of US charter schools and UK academy trusts Section two is focused on England. Key topics covered include: • System leadership and governance in networked systems • Role of a specialist leader • Role of social capital in the leadership of academy and free schools • Building leadership capacity • Women's leadership preparation in the independent sector Section three is focused on the United States. Key topics covered include: • Overview of current education reform, issues and challenges for school leadership • Historical analysis of standards for educational leadership preparation programs • Preparing charter school leaders, emerging challenges and opportunities • Role of a growth mindset in principal preparation programs • School leadership preparation and development in one state Leading in Change: Implications for School Leadership Preparation in England and the United States is essential reading for those who work, study, or research in k-12 school reform. Contributors examine the current research and best practices on present school leadership preparation programs in England and the US adding to the discourse on effective training methods for 21st century school leaders. Given the crucial importance of leadership for effective school performance, a number of strategies are proposed by chapter authors to help future school leaders operate successfully in demanding and changing times.
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Professional Development Schools and Transformative Partnerships

These leaders are responding to the challenges faced by the educational system in creative, thought-provoking ways. ... and Littlefield), Changing Suburbs, Changing Students: Helping School Leaders Face the Challenges (Corwin Press).

Author: Polly, Drew

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466663688

Category: Education

Page: 363

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School-university partnerships have the potential to greatly benefit teaching and learning in PK-12 environments, as well as educator preparation programs. This collaboration is advantageous to teachers, counselors, and administrators. Professional Development Schools and Transformative Partnerships provides a comprehensive look at the design, implementation, and impact of educational initiatives between schools and universities. Including cases and research on existing collaborations, this publication addresses barriers and trends in order to provide direction for successful partnerships in the future. This book is an essential reference source for educational leaders in colleges, schools, and departments of education, as well as leaders of PK-12 schools.
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Creating Productive Cultures in Schools

Changing suburbs, changing students: Helping school leaders face the challenges. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin. Whitaker, K. S. (1997, Summer). Developing teacher leadership and the management team concept: A case study.

Author: Joseph Murphy

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781483353890

Category: Education

Page: 264

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Your path to sustainable school improvement starts here! School reform scholars Joseph Murphy and Daniela Torre shed light on the components that promote learning-centered leadership at the secondary level. Strengthen your school culture and discover clearly defined processes for engagement among students, teachers, parents and community members. Learn to: • Understand variables that shape leadership practices and student learning • Cultivate school, community, and parent partnerships • Include both rigor and acceleration within a caring culture, particularly for at-risk schools • Create communities of professionalism for teachers Use this comprehensive resource to explore how comprehensive school improvement really works!
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The Administration and Supervision of Reading Programs Fifth Edition

Before joining SchoolRise, she worked as a literacy coach because her passion lies in work- ing with teachers. Her research interests include ... Changing Suburbs, Changing Students: Helping School Leaders Face the Challenges.

Author: Shelley B. Wepner

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 9780807772416

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Now in its fifth edition, this popular textbook is still the most comprehensive resource available on the oversight of literacy programs (pre-K–12). Focusing on what literacy leaders need to know and do to meet today’s mandates, experts in the field offer new insights that reflect the nation’s changing policies related to the new Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. It also addresses forthcoming assessments aligned to the common core standards, and new mandates for evaluating teachers and principals. Literacy luminaries provide specific guidelines for all levels of instruction, including selecting and using materials and new technologies, promoting writing, assessing students, evaluating teachers, providing professional development, working with linguistically diverse and struggling learners, working with parents and the community, and evaluating school-wide literacy programs. Book Features: Chapters written by experts who have years of experience working in schools. Real-life examples demonstrate how theories have been applied. Reflective questions and project assignments in each chapter allow readers to relate ideas to their own situations. Connections across chapters and directions for future considerations help summarize and synthesize information. Contributors: Moises Aguirre, Kathryn H. Au, Rita M. Bean, M. Susan Burns, Jill Castek, Patricia A. Edwards, Douglas Fisher, Elena Forzani, Nancy Frey, Jennifer L. Goeke, James V. Hoffman, Barbara Kapinus, Clint Kennedy, Julie K. Kidd, Diane Lapp, Donald J. Leu, Maryann Mraz, Jeanne R. Paratore, Taffy E. Raphael, Kristen D. Ritchey, Adrian Rodgers, Emily M. Rodgers, Misty Sailors, Elizabeth V. Strode, Jacquelyn S. Sweeney, Jo Anne L. Vacca, Richard T. Vacca, Jaime Madison Vasquez, Jean Payne Vintinner, MaryEllen Vogt “Only the most valuable of academic texts gets to a fifth edition. . . . If I were to do a column ‘What’s Hot in Literacy/Reading Texts,’ this volume would undoubtedly be at the top of the list.” —From the Foreword by Jack Cassidy, past president, International Reading Association “This fifth edition is a timely and most welcome addition to my professional library. This book is a ‘must’ in a time when it is essential for literacy leaders to keep up with the fast pace of what is happening in the field of reading. Wepner, Strickland, and Quatroche are exceptional educators and researchers who bring together some of the leading literacy experts to address issues that are so critical in this age of common core state standards. This is a ‘must-have’ book for anyone involved in overseeing literacy programs at school, district, and state levels.” —Linda Gambrell, Distinguished Professor of Education, Clemson University and co-editor of Reading Research Quarterly Shelley B. Wepner is a dean and professor in the School of Education of Manhattanville College. Dorothy S. Strickland is the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Professor of Education, emerita, at Rutgers University. Diana J. Quatroche is a professor and chair of the Department of Elementary, Early, and Special Education in the Bayh College of Education at Indiana State University.
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Middle Grades Research Journal

L2 learners' use of the l1 during consciousness-raising, form-focused tasks. ... Review of Research in Education, 25 209–250. ... (2012) Changing suburbs, changing students: Helping school leaders face the challenges.

Author: Frances R. Spielhagen

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 9781681230634

Category: Education

Page: 115

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Middle Grades Research Journal (MGRJ) is a refereed, peer reviewed journal that publishes original studies providing both empirical and theoretical frameworks that focus on middle grades education. A variety of articles are published quarterly in March, June, September, and December of each volume year.
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