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Standing and delivering : what the movie didn't tell

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Rowman & Littlefield Education, Lanham, Md., p.121 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LA217.2 .G725 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8824000

Keywords:

Calif.), Educational change--United States, James A. Garfield High School (Los Angeles, Stand and deliver

Abstract:

Contents: Who is responsible for making schools effective? -- The power of high expectations -- Fostering effective schools -- Establishing a positive school climate -- Delivery of instruction -- The power of the curriculum -- Special instructional programs -- Physical education, sports, and other nonacademic activities -- Understanding and controlling gang activity -- Selecting, supervising, and supporting the teaching staff -- Winning over the kids -- Involving the parents -- Other support groups -- Dealing with other powers that be -- The Garfield model, then and now.

Publication Language:

eng