Leading Curriculum Development by Jon W. Wiles
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Leading Curriculum Development
By Jon W. Wiles

Leading Curriculum Development

By (author) See other recent books by Jon W. Wiles
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $64.00
Your Price: $57.60 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.40! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.88 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 7-10 days

Leading Curriculum Development by Jon W. Wiles

Book Description

'A book that every practitioner should own. The author has managed to describe the complex process of curriculum development in plain English' - John Lundt, Professor of Educational Leadership University of Montana. Develop a curriculum that can transform an ordinary school into a school of excellence! Curriculum development, an essential part of educational leadership, helps schools establish purpose, define activities, and guide decision making. This thought-provoking how-to resource helps leaders make sound choices and develop constructive policies as they guide a school team through this critical school improvement effort.Written by an expert in the field, this handbook introduces educational leaders to dynamic curriculum leadership and a curriculum development process that leads to highly successful school programs. The author demonstrates how administrators can adapt curriculum to meet their school's changing needs, incorporate emerging technologies, and reflect new and creative ways of thinking about education. The book walks educational leaders through the process, showing them how to: move beyond maintenance and management to address short- and long-term school reform; create a school curriculum team; establish a regular curriculum cycle of analysis, design, implementation, and evaluation; and, develop a path for curriculum improvement. Filled with case studies, sample challenges and solutions, planning sheets, and more, "Leading Curriculum Development" is a much-needed guide for designing academic programs that lead to excellence in student achievement.

Buy Leading Curriculum Development book by Jon W. Wiles from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781412961417
ISBN-10: 1412961416
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 15mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 17-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...

Books By Author Jon W. Wiles

Developing Successful K-8 Schools by Jon W. Wiles Developing Successful K-8 Schools, Paperback (August 2009)

Offers practical strategies and a step-by-step plan for developing or transitioning to a K-8 school, including methods for curriculum design, student assessment, and more.

» View all books by Jon W. Wiles


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Leading Curriculum Development book by Jon W. Wiles and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Jon W. Wiles

Jon Wiles is a highly experienced educator who has provided curriculum leadership to schools and educational agencies for over thirty years. His specialty is the creation and implementation of curriculum plans. Wiles's work as an educational consultant has taken him to hundreds of agencies in more than forty states and a dozen foreign nations in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean. Wiles is the author or coauthor of twelve widely used books addressing curriculum and educational leadership. His text, Curriculum Development: A Guide to Practice (Seventh Edition), has been used for nearly thirty years in colleges and universities throughout the world to train curriculum leaders. Other areas of publication by Wiles include teacher training, administration, school supervision, theory of change, politics of education, middle grades education, and technology.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Jon W. Wiles close
Curriculum Development by Jon W. Wiles
Developing Successful K-8 Schools by Jon W. Wiles
BoomerangBooks.com.au close