Doing School

Doing School " The students depicted here do in a sense represent Faircrest's " best and brightest . " Having cleverly determined what kind of behavior gets rewarded in school , they have devoted themselves to pursuing ...

 Doing School

Follows five successful high school students in their often stressful journey through class work, grades, and tests, all of which contribute to the lacking performance of even our top schools.

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Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Denise Clark Pope
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Follows five successful high school students in their often stressful journey through class work, grades, and tests, all of which contribute to the lacking performance of even our top schools.
How Schools Do Policy
Language: en
Pages: 173
Authors: Stephen J. Ball, Meg Maguire, Annette Braun
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Routledge

Over the last 20 years, international attempts to raise educational standards and improve opportunities for all children have accelerated and proliferated. This has generated a state of constant change and an unrelenting flood of initiatives, changes and reforms that need to be 'implemented' by schools. In response to this, a
Building School 2.0
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Chris Lehmann, Zac Chase
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-31 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Ninety-five propositions for creating more relevant, more caring schools There is a growing desire to reexamine education and learning. Educators use the phrase "school 2.0" to think about what schools will look like in the future. Moving beyond a basic examination of using technology for classroom instruction, Building School 2.0:
Enhancing a High-Performing School Culture and Climate
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Cletus R. Bulach, Fred C. Lunenburg, Les Potter, Ed. D., academic chair, associate professor, college of education, Daytona State College
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-04 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The purpose of our book is to share with our readers some insights we have acquired over the years in our administrative experience implementing change and reforms. Two areas that are critical for any reform to succeed are the way communications and conflicts are handled. We have included a chapter
International Handbook of Student Experience in Elementary and Secondary School
Language: en
Pages: 892
Authors: D. Thiessen, Alison Cook-Sather
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-06-03 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This handbook brings together in a single volume the groundbreaking work of scholars who have conducted studies of student experiences of school in Afghanistan, Australia, Canada, England, Ghana, Ireland, Pakistan, and the United States. Drawing extensively on students’ interpretations of their experiences in school as expressed in their own words,