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The Resource 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

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

Label
Turning points 2000 : educating adolescents in the 21st century
Title
Turning points 2000
Title remainder
educating adolescents in the 21st century
Statement of responsibility
Anthony W. Jackson and Gayle A. Davis ; with Maud Abeel and Anne Bordonaro ; foreword by David A. Hamburg
Title variation
Turning points two thousand
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Based on the experiences of hundreds of middle-grade schools, this book's seven key recommendations outline how best to improve the educational experiences of middle grade students. Touching on everything from curriculum and instruction to engaging families and empowering teachers and administrators, this publication synthesizes lessons learned from educators attempting to improve middle grades education across the country over the past decade
Cataloging source
DLC
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Jackson, Anthony
Dewey number
373.18/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2822.82
LC item number
.J23 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Davis, Gayle Andrews
  • Abeel, Maud
  • Bordonaro, Anne
  • Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • School improvement programs
  • Middle school students
  • Teenagers
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A report of Carnegie Corporation of New York."
  • Rev. ed. of: Turning points : preparing American youth for the 21st century : the report of the Task Force on Education of Young Adolescents
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-249) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- 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 -- Safe and healthy school environment -- Healthy learning environment -- 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
Control code
44268006
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvi, 267 pages
Isbn
9780807739969
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00044333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
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
Note
  • "A report of Carnegie Corporation of New York."
  • Rev. ed. of: Turning points : preparing American youth for the 21st century : the report of the Task Force on Education of Young Adolescents
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-249) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- 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 -- Safe and healthy school environment -- Healthy learning environment -- 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
Control code
44268006
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvi, 267 pages
Isbn
9780807739969
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00044333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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