How do educators lead schools that consistently produce excellent results? In Leading a High Reliability School, authors Robert J. Marzano, Philip B. Warrick, Cameron L. Rains and Richard DuFour say the key lies in Professional Learning Communities at Work (PLCs), a whole-school or whole-region effort in which teams collaborate in recurring cycles of collective inquiry and action research to achieve better results for students. A high reliability school embraces this cultural transformation.
In this book, F–12 administrators will learn how to transform their schools into high reliability schools, using five levels: (1) a safe, supportive and collaborative culture, (2) effective teaching in every classroom, (3) a guaranteed and viable curriculum, (4) standards-referenced reporting and (5) competency-based education.
With the data-driven instruction and collaborative teaching strategies in this book, leaders will boost academic achievement schoolwide. Readers will: