By Kristen C. Wilcox,Janet I. Angelis
In their moment collaboration, Wilcox and Angelis inform the tales of highschool educators who embrace top practices of their daily activities—practices that constantly bring about better scholar educational fulfillment around the center topics for all students. This ebook stocks result of a multi-case examine of ways a few excessive faculties regularly convey higher pupil functionality, together with stronger four-year commencement premiums. those faculties have discovered the right way to effectively adapt to the weather of elevated (and expanding) accountability.
Best Practices from High-Performing excessive Schools is for an individual who strives to make sure that all teenagers graduate from highschool and are able to achieve collage, of their careers, and in life.
- Models that lecturers and directors can use to enhance their college and their very own practice.
- Depictions of ways educators in higher-performing faculties strategically objective assets and concentration their energies on parts of maximum need.
- A framework of top practices from colleges serving huge numbers of youngsters from low-income and/or immigrant families.
Kristen C. Wilcox is a traveling assistant professor on the college at Albany, country college of recent York. Janet I. Angelisis affiliate director of the Albany Institute for examine in schooling (AIRE), college at Albany, kingdom collage of recent York. they're coauthors of Best Practices from High-Performing heart faculties: How profitable faculties eliminate stumbling blocks and Create Pathways to Learning.
“Wilcox and Angelis have performed it back! Drawing on findings from comparative examine, they sincerely clarify why a few excessive colleges do larger than others and provide particular examples of most sensible practices in motion. possibly most significantly, they give readers possibilities to mirror on practices of their personal colleges and look at what sorts of adjustments could make the main difference. Best Practices from High-Performing excessive Schools is a must-read for each highschool educator.”
—Jim Butterworth, government director, Capital zone institution improvement organization and previous assistant commissioner, big apple country schooling Department
“Best Practices from High-Performing excessive Schools gets on the middle of what makes a few excessive colleges powerful for all scholars. It addresses matters which are severe to supplying a weather and tradition that problem scholars and support them to excel. Wilcox and Angelis sincerely describe 5 crucial components of potent perform and illustrate those with examples from excessive faculties which are always profitable. A invaluable and great tool for prime college educators everywhere.”
—Arthur N. Applebee, exceptional Professor & Chair, division of academic concept & perform, collage at Albany, SUNY