Best Practices from High-Performing High Schools: How by Kristen C. Wilcox,Janet I. Angelis

By Kristen C. Wilcox,Janet I. Angelis

In their moment collaboration, Wilcox and Angelis inform the tales of highschool educators who include most sensible practices of their day by day activities—practices that continually result in better pupil educational success around the center topics for all students. This e-book stocks result of a multi-case research of the way a few excessive faculties continually convey greater pupil functionality, together with more desirable four-year commencement premiums. those colleges 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 an individual who strives to make sure that all young people graduate from highschool and are able to achieve university, of their careers, and in life.

Book Features:

  • Models that academics and directors can use to enhance their tuition and their very own practice.
  • Depictions of the way educators in higher-performing faculties strategically aim assets and concentration their energies on parts of maximum need.
  • A framework of most sensible practices from faculties serving huge numbers of youngsters from low-income and/or immigrant families.

Kristen C. Wilcox is a vacationing assistant professor on the collage at Albany, nation collage of latest York. Janet I. Angelisis affiliate director of the Albany Institute for examine in schooling (AIRE), college at Albany, country collage of recent York. they're coauthors of Best Practices from High-Performing heart faculties: How winning faculties get rid of stumbling blocks 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 colleges do higher than others and provide particular examples of most sensible practices in motion. possibly most significantly, they provide readers possibilities to mirror on practices of their personal faculties 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, government director, Capital quarter institution improvement organization and previous assistant commissioner, ny country schooling Department

“Best Practices from High-Performing excessive Schools gets on the middle of what makes a few excessive faculties potent for all scholars. It addresses matters which are severe to delivering a weather and tradition that problem scholars and support them to excel. Wilcox and Angelis in actual fact describe 5 crucial components of potent perform and illustrate those with examples from excessive faculties which are continually profitable. A worthy and useful gizmo for prime university educators everywhere.”
Arthur N. Applebee, unique Professor & Chair, division of academic conception & perform, collage at Albany, SUNY

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