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What's in it for schools?

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  1. Classrooms as Learning Communities

    What's In It For Schools?

    By Chris Watkins

    Series: What's in it for schools?

    In classrooms that operate as learning communities, the social and learning purposes advance together through all participants being involved and engaged in building knowledge. This book demonstrates a new way of seeing and managing classrooms through: an integration of what's best in learning and...

    Published May 25th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Consulting Pupils

    What's In It For Schools?

    By Julia Flutter, Jean Ruddock

    Series: What's in it for schools?

    Consulting Pupils considers the potential benefits and implications of talking to students about teaching and learning in school, exploring its impact at different levels. Key issues included are: * the importance of engaging young learners in a focused dialogue about learning* the role of pupil...

    Published March 3rd 2004 by Routledge

  3. It's About Learning (and It's About Time)

    What's in it for Schools?

    By Louise Stoll, Dean Fink, Lorna Earl

    Series: What's in it for schools?

    The purpose of this book is to re-orient the current agenda in education towards learning. The recent emphasis has been on achieving standards through managing schools, teachers and the teaching process. But the real purpose of schools was, is, and always will be about learning. In an increasingly...

    Published September 18th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Assessment

    What's In It For Schools?

    By Patricia Broadfoot, Paul Weeden, Jan Winter

    Series: What's in it for schools?

    There has been much debate on the purposes and methods of assessment over the last couple of years. This book gathers together the latest thinking and looks at how assessment can be used to promote or inhibit learning. Unlike other books on the market, this one summarizes theory and shows how it...

    Published July 17th 2002 by Routledge

  5. School Improvement

    What's In It For Schools?

    By Alma Harris

    Series: What's in it for schools?

    This book aims to demystify the principles and practice of school improvement by demonstrating how successful classroom and school improvement occurs. It outlines the conditions, strategies and approaches that promote sustainable improvement and provides an overview of the main theoretical...

    Published May 15th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Self-Evaluation

    What's In It For Schools?

    By John MacBeath, Archie Mcglynn

    Series: What's in it for schools?

    Self-evaluation in schools sits at the top of the national agenda in response to an awareness that performance tables and inspector's reports can only tell a partial story. Schools are now encouraged to raise questions about 'How are we doing?' and 'How do we know?'. Self-Evaluation: What's in it...

    Published March 27th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Leadership

    What's In It For Schools?

    By Tom Sergiovanni

    Series: What's in it for schools?

    The What's in it for Schools series has been written by experts in the field for an audience of busy practitioners. The books present research and thinking about topical education issues and present it in an accessible and relevant way.What makes a good leader? Does good leadership matter in...

    Published August 1st 2001 by Routledge

  8. Inspection

    What's In It for Schools?

    By James Learmonth

    Series: What's in it for schools?

    This text traces the development of different forms of inspection. It draws on a range of sources such as rigorous and informed research and inspection evidence, writing by key figures, teachers' own experiences, newspaper headlines and other comments, whilst remaining jargon-free. This topical...

    Published December 13th 2000 by Routledge

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