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Author Jackson, Anthony (Anthony Wells)

Title Turning points 2000 : educating adolescents in the 21st century / Anthony W. Jackson and Gayle A. Davis ; with Maud Abeel and Anne Bordonaro ; foreword by David A. Hamburg.

Publication Info. New York : Teachers College Press, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  373.18 J12T    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 267 pages : illustrations ; cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-249) and index.
Contents Foreword -- David a. Hamburg -- Preface -- Acknowledgments: Turning points: decade later -- Turning points and middle grades school reform -- Early adolescence: opportunities and risks -- Core values of turning points 2000 -- Turning points 2000: purpose, process, and plan -- Turning points 2000: a design for improving middle grades education -- Turning points 2000 recommendations -- Design system -- Caution: no half measures -- Ensuring success for every student -- Curriculum and assessment to improve teaching and learning -- Standards and curriculum: the starting points of backward design -- Assessment: the midpoint of backward design -- Conclusion -- Designing instruction to improve teaching and learning -- Instruction's key connections -- Equity and excellence -- Three models for organizing instruction -- Our recommendations for organizing instruction -- Technology as a resource for instruction Instructional reform and broad-based intervention for language minority students -- Special focus: teaching reading in middle grades schools -- Expert teachers for middle grades schools: pre-service preparation and professional development: Pre-service preparation of middle grades teachers -- Content and structure of pre-service programs -- Middle grades teacher licensure/certification: is it necessary? -- Mentoring and induction programs for middle grades teachers -- Professional development -- Bottom line -- Organizing relationships for learning -- Smaller is better -- A team approach -- Creating and sustaining effective teams -- Team roles and responsibilities -- What effective teams do -- Advisory -- Conclusion -- Democratic governance to improve student learning -- Leadership team, inquiry groups, and student involvement -- Functions of the leadership team -- School principal-key leadership roles -- Developing district capacity to support middle school change -- Conclusion -- A safe and healthy school environment -- A healthy learning environment -- A health-promoting school -- Health services -- Conclusion -- Involving parents and communities -- Parent involvement to improve student learning -- Linking adolescent learning to community resources -- Schools, family, and community: a strong foundation -- Taking action: challenges and opportunities -- Teaching and learning -- Relationships, collaboration, and decision making -- Community connections -- Final reflections: on excellence and equity -- References -- Index -- About the authors -- About the turning points national network.
Subject School improvement programs -- United States.
Middle school students -- United States.
Teenagers -- Education -- United States.
Added Author Davis, Gayle Andrews.
Abeel, Maud.
Bordonaro, Anne.
Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development. Task Force on Education of Young Adolescents. Turning points.
Added Title Turning points two thousand
ISBN 0807739979 cloth alkaline paper
9780807739976 cloth alkaline paper
0807739960 paperback alkaline paper
9780807739969 paperback alkaline paper
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