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Resource Guide for Middle Grades Reform [microform] : A Casebook for School Leaders / Nikola N. Filby, Ed
Bib ID 5532412
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1990 
211 p. 
Summary

The resource guide consists of a Metaphor Module which is designed to be conducted with an audience of school leadership teams. Teams from several schools, in the same district or in different districts, can come together for the day-long workshop. The morning is spent learning the language of a nautical journey as a metaphor for the middle-grades reform process; the afternoon focuses on asking questions as a critical activity to support targeted and effective school reform. An outline of the module lists time, training sequence, and materials and equipment, followed by supplementary material. Appended are lists of the following resources for middle grades: state and national reform documents; California League of Middle Schools Publications; professional organizations; National Middle School Association (NMSA) annotated publication resources; NMSA video resources; California Department of Education Office of Middle Grades Support Services; Regional Networks of Middle Grades Partnership and Foundation Schools; Regional Networks of Middle Grades Partnership Schools Expansion Network; California Curriculum Projects; California State Department of Education publications; major themes from "Caught in the Middle: Educational Reform for Young Adolescents in California Schools," characteristics of middle-grade students distilled from five writers; and a two-page summary of "Caught in the Middle." (MLF)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: 400-86-0009.

ERIC Note: For a related document, see EA 022 723.

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Practitioners.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Brainstorming.  |  Change Strategies.  |  Educational Change.  |  Intermediate Grades.  |  Junior High Schools.  |  Leadership Training.  |  Metaphors.  |  Middle Schools.  |  Organizational Change.  |  Resistance to Change.  |  Resource Materials.  |  School Restructuring.  |  Worksheets.  |  Workshops.
Form/genre Guides, Non-Classroom.  |  Tests/Questionnaires.
Other authors/contributors Filby, Nikola N., editor  |  Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA  |  County Superintendents' Association of California
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