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Curriculum Leadership: Readings for Developing Quality Educational Programs, CourseSmart eTextbook, 9th Edition

By Forrest W. Parkay, Eric J. Anctil, Glen J. Hass

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 9, 2009

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The ninth edition of Curriculum Leadership is a selection of readings that presents the knowledge, skills, and alternative strategies needed by curriculum planners and teachers at all levels of education, from early childhood through adulthood. The book offers a variety of learning experiences for students with wide-ranging interests, learning styles, and backgrounds. Current trends, innovations, and issues are examined from both theoretical and practical viewpoints.

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Curriculum Leadership:

Readings for Developing Quality Educational Programs


9th Edition



Forrest W. Parkay, Eric J. Anctil, and Glen Hass






PART I: Bases for Curriculum Planning


CHAPTER 1:  Goals and Values



            Character and Academics: What Good Schools Do

Jacques S. Benninga, Marvin W. Berkowitz, Phyllis Kuehn, & Karen Smith



            Uncovering Teacher Leadership

            Richard Ackerman & Sarah V. Mackenzie



            Perspectives on Four Curriculum Traditions

            William H. Schubert



            Democracy at Risk

William E. White, Richard van Scotter, Michael H. Haroonian, & James E. Davis



The Organization and Subject-Matter of General Education  

Robert M. Hutchins



            The Case for Essentialism in Education

                        William C. Bagley

            The Case for Progressivism in Education

                        William Heard Kilpatrick



            Traditional vs. Progressive Education

                        John Dewey



            Leaders’ Voices–Putting Theory Into Practice:


Values: The Implicit Curriculum   

Linda Inlay



CHAPTER 2:  Social Forces:  Present and Future



            Dialogue Across Cultures: Communicating with Diverse Families

                        Arti Joshi, Jody Eberly, & Jean Konzal



            High-Stakes Testing and Accountability as Social Constructs Across Cultures

                        Raymond V. Padilla



The “Three A’s” for Creating an Inclusive Curriculum and Classroom

                        Tina M. Anctil



            The Dimensions of Multicultural Education

                        James A. Banks



            A Deeper Sense of (Media) Literacy

                        Cynthia L. Scheibe


Remembering Capital: On the Connection between French Fries and Education

                        Michael W. Apple



            Leaders’ Voices–Putting Theory Into Practice:


Teaching Media-Savvy Students about the Popular Media

            Kevin Maness



CHAPTER 3:  Human Development



            Schools that Develop Children

                        James P. Comer



Toward a Strategy for Healthy Adolescent Development

                        David A. Hamburg



The Cognitive-Developmental Approach to Moral Education

                        Lawrence Kohlberg



            Woman’s Place in Man’s Life Cycle  

Carol Gilligan



            The Biology of Risk Taking

                        Lisa F. Price



            Family and School Spillover in Adolescents’ Daily Lives

                        Lisa Flook & Andrew J. Fuligni



Leaders’ Voices–Putting Theory Into Practice:


            What Ever Happened to Kick the Can?  Wellness in School and Community

                        Tom Burton




CHAPTER 4:  Learning and Learning Styles



            We Feel, Therefore We Learn: The Relevance of Affective and Social Neuroscience to Education  

                        Mary Helen Immordino-Yang & Antonio Damasio



            How Boys Learn

Michael Gurian & Kathy Stevens



            Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education

                        Christine Corbett, Catherine Hill, & Andresse St. Rose



            Probing More Deeply into the Theory of Multiple Intelligences  

Howard Gardner



            Culturally Relevant Pedagogy: Ingredients for Critical Reflection

                        Tyrone C. Howard



Authentic Assessment and Student Performance in Inclusive Secondary Schools

                        M. Bruce King, Jennifer Schroeder, & David Chawszczewski



            Leaders’ Voices–Putting Theory Into Practice: 


            Lifelines: An Ethnographic Study of an IEP Student

                        Elsa C. Bro




Part II:  Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating the Curriculum

  CHAPTER 5:  Approaches to Curriculum Development  


The Sources of a Science of Education

            John Dewey



Teachers, Public Life, and Curriculum Reform

Henry A. Giroux



Who Should Plan the Curriculum?   

Glen Hass



A Principal Looks Back: Standards Matter

Kim Marshall




The Limits of Ideology: Curriculum and the Culture Wars

David T. Gordon  



The Muddle Machine: Confessions of a Textbook Editor

Tamin Ansary



Leaders’ Voices–Putting Theory Into Practice:


            The Case for Teacher-Led School Improvement

                        LaQuanda Brown




CHAPTER 6:  Curriculum Implementation, Instruction, and Technology


Progressive Organization of Subject Matter

                        John Dewey



Structures in Learning  

Jerome S. Bruner



Nurturing the life of the mind

            Kathleen Vail



            The Many Faces of Leadership

Charlotte Danielson



              Adopt and Adapt: Twenty-first-century schools need twenty-first-century technology

Marc Prensky



            A Movable Feast

John K. Waters



            Leaders’ Voices–Putting Theory Into Practice


Ideals vs. Reality in the Classroom

Carol Lupton

CHAPTER 7:  Curriculum Evaluation




            Nelson Maylone



You Can Teach for Meaning

Jay McTighe, Elliott Seif, & Grant Wiggins.



Learning to Love Assessment

            Carol Ann Tomlinson



            A Balanced School Accountability Model: An Alternative to High-Stakes Testing

Ken Jones



            Using Student Assessment Data To Improve Instruction

Kathryn Parker Boudett, Richard J. Murnane, Elizabeth City, and Liane Moody



            What is the Purpose of Grades?

                        James D. Allen



Leaders’ Voices–Putting Theory Into Practice


            Time for a Tune-Up: Comprehensive Curriculum Evaluation

Lisa H. Meyers




Part III:  The Curriculum in Action


CHAPTER 8:  Early Childhood and Elementary Curricula



            Promoting Altruism in the Classroom

                        E.H. Mike Robinson III & Jennifer R. Curry



            Making Instructional Decisions Based on Data: What, How, and Why

                        Kouider Mokhtari, Catherine A. Rosemary, & Patricia A. Edwards



            Implementing a Schoolwide Literacy Framework to Improve Student Achievement

            Douglas Fisher & Nancy Frey



Why is Kindergarten an Endangered Species?

                        Linda H. Plevyak & Kathy Morris                             



Case Study in Curriculum Implementation:


Learning to Read in Kindergarten: Has Curriculum Development Bypassed the Controversies?

Bruce Joyce, Marilyn Hrycauk, & Emily Calhoun, with the Northern Lights Kindergarten Teachers



            Leaders’ Voices–Putting Theory Into Practice:


Building a Community in Our Classroom: The Story of Bat Town, U.S.A.

Andrea McGann Keech




CHAPTER 9:  Middle-level Curricula



            This We Believe: Successful Schools for Young Adolescents

                        National Middle School Association




            Mayhem in the Middle: Why We Should Shift to K—8

            Cheri Pierson Yecke



            Guess Again: Will Changing the Grades Save Middle-Level Education?

James Beane & Richard Lipka



            The Homework Wars

                        David Skinner



            Building Developmental Assets to Promote Success in School and in Life

                        Peter C. Scales & Judy Taccogna



            Case Study in Curriculum Implementation:


Intentional Curriculum Planning in an Age of Accountability: Explorer Middle School’s Approach

                        Donald E. Larsen & Tariq T. Akmal



            Leaders’ Voices–Putting Theory Into Practice:


            Teaming for Better School Climate and Improved Achievement

                        Luanne L. Kokolis




CHAPTER 10:  High School Curricula



            Becoming Citizens of the World

                        Vivien Stewart



Engaging the Disengaged Student: Research Shows Why some are Immersed in Learning while Others are Indifferent

                        Susan Black



            Possible Selves: Identity-Based Motivation and School Success

                        Daphna Oyserman



            Learning the Real-World Skills of the 21st Century

                        Patricia Joyce



Can Depth Replace Coverage in the High School Curriculum?

            Fred M. Newmann



Case Study in Curriculum Implementation:


Going the Extra Mile to Smooth the Transition to High School

            Hugh Campbell



            Leaders’ Voices–Putting Theory Into Practice:


A Tale of Two Curriculums

Mira Reisberg




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