"An excellent book! I plan to adopt it as a supplementary reading for my supervision course."
John C. Daresh, Professor of Educational Leadership
The University of Texas at El Paso
Updated with current research and new developments in curriculum standards!
The book that has helped principals create the best possible curriculum for their schools—and effectively align it with their district curriculum—now goes even further.
As he did in his first edition, Glatthorn examines four levels of curriculum—state, district, school, and classroom—and demonstrates how effective principals can influence curriculum at every stage.
This newly revised second edition enhances the discussion, examining:New developments in curriculum standards The importance of content standards in statewide standards-based reforms The gap between taught and learned curriculum, and how teachers can reduce it The hidden curriculum, with an in-depth analysis Strategies for balancing non-curricular and curricular tasks Team leadership and its importance
The Principal as Curriculum Leader, 2nd Edition helps you discover how working with teachers and districts can result in more meaningful curriculum for classrooms—and raise the level of learning and teaching in your school.
Allan A. Glatthorn Distinguished Research Professor at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, Allan A. Glatthorn is a former University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education faculty member. He has served for 26 years as a classroom teacher, district supervisor, and high school principal—and is the author of more than 20 professional books on supervision and curriculum development....Continua