Tangible, measurable results can be the key to school improvement. Under the right conditions, schools can bring about incremental, even dramatic, results. Author Mike Schmoker examines these conditions and the theory behind them, using examples from schools to show that virtually any school can begin to successfully replicate the conditions. Meaningful teamwork, when comb...more
Paperback, 121 pages
Published April 1st 1996 by Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
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I purchased this book six months after it was published in 1997. It became my Bible. In 2011, I retired. I was just not willing to hang out with people who lived in a parallel universe thinking that employment in a school classroom as a teacher = effectiveness in a classroom as a teacher. A good fifteen years after this book "Results" came out there are still so many who teach who know nothing about measuring the effectiveness of their own teaching or why that would even be important. There are...more