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 day by day activities—practices that always bring about larger scholar educational fulfillment around the middle matters for all students. This publication stocks result of a multi-case learn of ways a few excessive faculties constantly convey higher pupil functionality, together with enhanced four-year commencement charges. those faculties have discovered tips on how to effectively adapt to the weather of elevated (and expanding) accountability.
Best Practices from High-Performing excessive Schools is for someone who strives to make sure that all youngsters graduate from highschool and are able to achieve collage, of their careers, and in life.
- Models that academics and directors can use to enhance their university and their very own practice.
- Depictions of ways educators in higher-performing faculties strategically objective assets and concentration their energies on components of maximum need.
- A framework of top practices from colleges serving huge numbers of kids from low-income and/or immigrant families.
Kristen C. Wilcox is a vacationing assistant professor on the collage at Albany, country college of recent York. Janet I. Angelisis affiliate director of the Albany Institute for study in schooling (AIRE), collage at Albany, kingdom college of recent York. they're coauthors of Best Practices from High-Performing center faculties: How profitable colleges eliminate hindrances and Create Pathways to Learning.
“Wilcox and Angelis have performed it back! Drawing on findings from comparative study, they in actual fact clarify why a few excessive faculties do greater than others and supply particular examples of most sensible practices in motion. maybe most significantly, they provide readers possibilities to mirror on practices of their personal colleges and examine what forms of adjustments could make the main difference. Best Practices from High-Performing excessive Schools is a must-read for each highschool educator.”
—Jim Butterworth, govt director, Capital region tuition improvement organization and previous assistant commissioner, ny nation 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 winning. A precious and useful gizmo for top university educators everywhere.”
—Arthur N. Applebee, special Professor & Chair, division of academic conception & perform, college at Albany, SUNY
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