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Leading curriculum development.


Leading curriculum development.

Wiles, Jon.

Corwin Press Inc.


176 pages




Educational consultant Wiles has provided curriculum leadership to schools and educational agencies in the U.S. and abroad for 30-plus years, and is the author or coauthor of 12 widely used texts on curriculum and educational leadership. He offers a practical text on the curriculum development process for all personnel who participate in curriculum work, including building principals, assistant principals for curriculum, department heads, teaching team leaders, and classroom teachers on special assignment. The text deals with both static curriculum leadership for maintaining and keeping current existing programs, and dynamic leadership concerned with constructing new programs to meet the changing needs of schools and society. Coverage includes defining curriculum leadership, basic tasks, making curriculum purposeful, building the school curriculum team, constructing the path for improvement, change implementation planning, staff development, evaluation, and coordinating successful curriculum work. Numerous examples and reproducible forms are including within the text and appendices.

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