Teaching Practices from America's Best Urban Schools: A Guide for School and Classroom Leaders (Paperback)
Discover the teaching practices that make the biggest difference in student performance The new edition of this practical, research-based book gives leaders and teachers an even closer look at instructional practices from top award-winning urban schools. With refreshed examples from high-performing teachers and detailed analyses of these practices, the authors demystify the achievement of these schools while offering a practical guide to help educators apply these practices in their contexts. Teaching Practices from America's Best Urban Schools is a valuable tool for any educator in both urban and non urban schools that serve diverse student populations, including English language learners and children from low-income families.
Additional "What It Is/What It Isn't" boxes help educators distinguish the subtle differences in the implementation of practices that lead to impressive learning results
"Practice Guides" and "Practical Next Steps" for each of the 8 Success Factors encourage self-assessment and collaboration
Expansion of topics address current developments in education and additional examples from award-winning elementary, middle, and high schools provide new insights.
About the Author
Joseph F. Johnson, Jr., Ph.D., is the Executive Director of the National Center for Urban School Transformation and Provost and Senior Vice President Emeritus, Dean Emeritus of the College of Education, and Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University, USA. Cynthia L. Uline, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University, USA.Lynne G. Perez, Ph.D., served as the Deputy Director of the National Center for Urban School Transformation at San Diego State University, USA.