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Master one of today's most successful school reform and school improvement strategies!

The Whole-Faculty Study Group (WFSG) System is a student-centered, teacher-driven process for facilitating major staff development and schoolwide change. When applied properly, it has produced extraordinary results for thousands of educators and students in schools and school districts across the country.

The Whole-Faculty Study Groups Fieldbook is a comprehensive guide to applying the WFSG process. Edited by Dale Lick and Carlene Murphy, this practical manual provides concrete strategies for implementing and sustaining a school improvement process in any environment. Offering extensive experience, each contributor explores a different aspect of Whole-Faculty Study Groups and supplies lessons learned and many first-hand examples of successful school reform and student performance enhancement. Written to complement existing resources or serve as a stand-alone guide, this book will

Demonstrate how concepts can be applied in a variety of school improvement efforts; Present relevant strategies and activities; Illustrate how to use suggestions in real-world situations; Highlight critical concepts through extensive case examples; Provide helpful tips and lessons learned; Explain how findings can be applied to professional learning communities

Offering numerous illustrations of the WFSG System in action and a comprehensive collection of tools for initiating and sustaining successful improvement programs, this fieldbook is an essential resource for K-12 administrators, staff developers, and teachers involved with any type of school transformation effort.

Enhancing Performance in the English Language Arts
Enhancing performance in the english language arts
CharlotteAnn Buisson

Teaching has always been my passion. When asked to explain “how” to enhance student performance in the English Language Arts, I felt excited to know I would be able to share my passion. Enhancing students’ performance depends on being an effective reader. I believe this is the basis for all success in school. My mission is to share a passion for reading, writing, discovery, inquiry, and the pure joy of learning. This chapter will guide you on my path of joy.

The key areas of focus will be: strategies and activities, application of ideas in “real life,” first-hand case studies, application of the Whole-Faculty Study Group (WFSG; see Murphy & Lick, 2005) ...

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