The SAGE Guide to Educational Leadership and Management

Editor: English, Fenwick W.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Single-User Purchase Price: $219.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $328.50
ISBN: 978-1-45-228192-6
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 21
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The SAGE Guide to Educational Leadership and Management allows readers to gain knowledge of educational management in practice while providing insights into challenges facing educational leaders and the strategies, skills, and techniques needed to enhance administrative performance.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures, Tables, and Sidebars
  • About the Editors
  • Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • PART I. LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
  • 1. Unraveling the Leadership/Management Paradox -Ira Bogotch
  • 2. The Emerging Wisdom of Educational Leadership - Fenwick W. English and Rosemary Papa
  • 3. Understanding How the Bureaucratic Maze Works - Autumn Tooms Cyprès
  • PART II. TEACHING AND LEARNING
  • 4. What Makes a Good Teacher? Models of Effective Teaching - Jennifer Prior
  • 5. Overcoming Learning Barriers for All Students - Jane Clark Lindle and Beth Parrott Reynolds
  • 6. Response to Intervention and Its Impact on Classroom Performance - Alicia Valero-Kerrick
  • PART III. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
  • 7. Multiculturalism Versus the Common Core - Fenwick W. English
  • 8. The Growing Hispanic Population in U.S. Schools: Challenges and Solutions - Claudia Sanchez
  • 9. The Continuing Search for Best Practices in Classroom Instruction - Kimberly Kappler Hewitt
  • PART IV. TESTING AND ASSESSMENT
  • 10. What Is This Test Really Testing? Validity, Reliability, and Test Ethics - Launcelot I. Brown
  • 11. Achievement Gaps: Causes, False Promises, and Bogus Reforms - Connie M. Moss
  • 12. Cheater, Cheater, I Declare: The Prevalence, Causes, and Effects of, and Solutions to, School Cheating Scandals - Gail L. Thompson
  • PART V. TECHNOLOGY, THE INTERNET, AND ONLINE LEARNING
  • 13. The Expanding Wireless World of Schooling - James E. Berry
  • 14. The Opportunities and Challenges of Online and Blended Learning - Brad E. Bizzell
  • 15. Social Media and Texting: The Law and Considerations for School Policy - Theodore B. Creighton and M. David Alexander
  • PART VI. BUDGETING, FINANCE, AND FUND-RAISING
  • 16. Understanding School Finance Laws and Practices - Eric A. Houck
  • 17. Expectations Exceeding Revenues: Budgeting for Increased Productivity - William K. Poston, Jr.
  • 18. A Free Public Education for All: Rediscovering the Promise - Fred C. Lunenburg
  • PART VII. SCHOOL LAW, SAFETY, AND THE LIMITS OF REGULATION
  • 19. Today's Compelling Issues in Public School Law - M. David Alexander, Patricia F. First, and Jennifer A. Sughrue
  • 20. Transportation, School Safety, and Dealing With Bullies - Jennifer A. Sughrue and M. David Alexander
  • 21. Charter Schools and the Privatization of Public Education: A Critical Race Theory Analysis - Abul Pitre and Tawannah G. Allen
  • PART VIII. STUDENTS, PARENTS, AND SPECIAL POPULATIONS
  • 22. Student Conduct, Attendance, and Discipline: The Troika of School Safety and Stability - Claire E. Schonaerts and Pamela Jane Powell
  • 23. Homeschooling: Parents’ Rights and the Public Good - Jennifer A. Sughrue
  • 24. Emerging Trends in Student Services and Counseling - Kimberly A. Gordon Biddle and Shannon Dickson
  • PART IX. SCHOOL CLIMATE, CULTURE, AND HIGH PERFORMANCE
  • 25. Establishing a Climate of Performance and Success - Matthew T. Proto, Kathleen M. Brown, and Bradford J. Walston
  • 26. Secrets of Creating Positive Work Cultures: The Work Lives of Teachers - Frank Davidson
  • 27. New South Realities: Demographics, Cultural Capital, and Diversity - Tawannah G. Allen and Dionne V. McLaughlin
  • Appendix A: Interview Questions for Assistant Superintendents
  • Appendix B: Interview Questions for Principals
  • PART X. POLITICS, ELECTIONS, AND ACCOUNTABILITY
  • 28. School Leadership and Politics - Catherine Marshall, Darlene C. Ryan, and Jeffrey E. Uhlenberg
  • 29. Producing “Evidence”: Overcoming the Limitations of the Market, Competition, and Privatization - Christopher Lubienski, Janelle Scott, and Elizabeth DeBray
  • 30. The Changing Nature of Teachers’ Unions and Collective Bargaining - Todd A. DeMitchell
  • Appendix: Getting Started in Your Educational Leadership Career: Associations and Journals