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Author Jones, B. R. (Educator)

Title The Focus Model : systematic school improvement for all schools / B.R. Jones.

Publication Info. Thousand Oaks, California : Corwin, a SAGE Company, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 165 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language Text in English.
Contents 1. The hard work of school improvement -- 2. The keys : focus, monitoring, efficacy, and continuous learning -- 3. From standards to learning intentions -- 4. Criteria for success -- 5. Formative analysis -- 6. Collaboration -- 7. Impact : professional learning communities -- 8. A call to action.
Summary This text provides a method for carefully implementing research-informed, proven school improvement initiatives. It defines the skills students most need now and what it will mean for them to have mastered those skills; takes formative assessment to a systemic level of implementation; and details how to collaborate with colleagues so that the focus is learning for both students and the adults.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject School improvement programs -- United States.
Professional learning communities -- United States.
Effective teaching -- United States.
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
Effective teaching.
Professional learning communities.
School improvement programs.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Jones, B.R. (Educator). Focus Model 9781483344270 (DLC) 2014008651 (OCoLC)860753040
ISBN 9781483344263 (electronic bk.)
1483344266 (electronic bk.)