Leading the Learning School
School Effectiveness S.
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|Format: ||Paperback, 208 pages|
|Other Information: ||black and white illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 January 2000|
Discusses how effective leadership of true learning schools involves applying the principles of learning to all levels of educational management. Four sections cover: Learning (13 key principles of learning derived from a survey of up-to-date knowledge of the brain and learning); Teaching (How to use the key principles of learning to improve teachers professional knowledge and skills, make the learning environment more supportive and improve the design of learning activities); Staff Development (How the same principles that underpin the design of learning activities for pupils can underpin the design of development activities for teachers); and Organizational Development (How a learning school should be managed according to these same key principles of learning) Also explains how the American Critical Skills Program incorporates all these key principles of learning into a comprehensive, practical and outstandingly effective teaching program which also promotes effective staff and organizational development.
Table of Contents
Preface to the first edition; Foreword; Introduction - What is Accelerated Learning? Section One - The brain in learning; Section Two - Building and maintaining positive self-esteem; Section Three - Models of learning; Section Four - The Learning environment; Section Five - Accessing the information; Section Six - Twenty-one ways to improve learning; Section Seven - What to do next...; Section Eight - Resources and Glossary
About the Author
Colin Weatherley has been a secondary headteacher, and leader of the Lothian Quality Learning Programme. He is now an educational consultant who specialises in organizing seminars and conferences on effective educational management.
Network Educational Press Ltd|
30.89 x 19.25 x 1.24 centimeters (0.55 kg)|
15+ years |