Arts Education for the Whole Child
January/February 2009 Table of Contents
Maureen Reilly Lorimer
Infusing visual and performing arts into the curriculum adds critical components to educating the whole child.
High-quality arts programs can contribute to the intellectual, physical, and emotional well-being of children.
Here’s how to make the transition to an arts-integrated curriculum.
Philip Downs and Erin Patton-McFarren
Decorating school walls with great art can impact the entire curriculum.
Scripted Reading Programs: Fishing for Success
Principals should weigh the claims of commercial reading programs against the needs of their students and the realities of how teachers use them.
Using Curriculum-Based Measurement to Improve Achievement
A data-driven method provides the most reliable indicator of student progress in basic academic areas.
The 360-degree feedback model, taken from the business world, gives principals a multi-lens view of their performance.
Integrating the Arts Develops the Whole Child
Vanessa St. Gerard and Kaylen Tucker
Using the Right Communication Tool
John H. Wherry
High-Tech High Jinks: An Update
Perry A. Zirkel
Arts Education for Goodness Sake!
How to Write an Effective Newsletter Column
Involving Staff in Teacher Hiring
Kathleen Sciarappa and Bruce Blau
Leadership That Makes a Difference: Revitalizing Middle Schools
by Sally N. Clark and Donald C. Clark
Reviewed by LaQuanda Brown
by Olaf Jorgenson
Reviewed by Melissa D. Patschke
The Rubik’s Cube of School Leadership
Steven M. Garcia
Counseling in Middle Schools: What Students Expect
College Readiness for All: What’s the Alternative?
Lisa H. Bramuchi
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