List of Figures and Tables Foreword by Sir Michael Barber Preface Acknowledgments About the Authors 1. From Information Glut to Well-Known FACES 2. The Power of Putting FACES on the Data 3. Making It Work in Practice -- Assessment 4. Making It Work in Practice -- Instruction 5. Leadership -- Individualizing for Improvement 6. Ownership -- Of All the FACES Epilogue Glossary of Terms Appendix A. Matrix of Scaffolded Learning Using the Gradual-Release-of-Responsibility Model Appendix B. Data Collection Placemat for Research Appendix C. Case Management Template Appendix D.The Teaching-Learning Cycle Appendix E. Weekly Literacy Block Planner Appendix F. Task-Oriented Question Construction Wheel Based on Bloom's Taxonomy Appendix G. Cross-Curricular Literacy Indicators of Success Appendix H. Guiding Questions for Collaborative Team Book Study References Index
Dr. Lyn Sharratt is a highly-accomplished practitioner, researcher, author, and presenter. She coordinates the doctoral internship program in Leadership, Higher and Adult Education department at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. Lyn has worked in four school districts across Ontario as a school superintendent, superintendent of curriculum and instruction, administrator, curriculum leader and K-10 and Special Education teacher. Lyn has taught all elementary grades and secondary-aged students in inner-city and rural settings. She has analyzed and commented on public policy for a provincial trustee organization, the Ontario Public School Boards' Association; has taught pre-service education at York University, Masters' and Doctoral students at University of Toronto and Nipissing University; and led in-service Professional Development in a provincial teachers' union head office. Lyn is a widely-published researcher and author. She is lead author, with Michael Fullan, of Realization: The Change Imperative for Increasing District-Wide Reform (Corwin, 2009) and Putting FACES on the Data: What Great Leaders Do! (Corwin, 2012, published in English, Spanish and Arabic). Lyn is lead author of Good to Great to Innovate: Recalculating the Route K-12, (Corwin, 2015) with Gale Harild, and of Leading Collaborative Learning: Empowering Excellence (Corwin, 2016) with Beate Planche. CLARITY: What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching and Leading (Corwin Press, 2019) is her fifth book that reflects all of her work across the globe from 2009-2019. As well as an author and practitioner working in remote and urban settings world-wide, Lyn is an advisor for International School Leadership with the Ontario Principals' Council, and consults internationally, working with system, school and teacher leaders at all levels in Australia, Canada, Chile, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. She works tirelessly, focusing her time and efforts on increasing each student's growth and achievement by working alongside teachers and leaders to put faces on their data and take intentional action. Connect with her at www.lynsharratt.com, on Twitter: @LynSharratt, and on LinkedIn where Lyn owns the "Educational Leadership" LinkedIn group made up of 67,000+ members. Search for Lyn's "Good to Great to Innovate" video on www.thelearningexchange.ca. There you will see her speaking in Ontario about the leadership it takes to achieve system and school improvement. Michael Fullan, OC, is the former Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and Professor Emeritus of the University of Toronto. He is co-leader of the New Pedagogies for Deep Learning global initiative. Recognized as a worldwide authority on educational reform, he advises policymakers and local leaders in helping to achieve the moral purpose of all children learning. Michael Fullan received the Order of Canada in December 2012. He holds honorary doctorates from several universities around the world. Fullan is a prolific, award-winning author whose books have been published in many languages. His book Leading in a Culture of Change received the 2002 Book of the Year Award by Learning Forward. Breakthrough (with Peter Hill and Carmel Crevola) won the 2006 Book of the Year Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), and Turnaround Leadership in Higher Education (with Geoff Scott) won the Bellwether Book Award in 2009. Change Wars (with Andy Hargreaves) was named the 2009 Book of the Year by Learning Forward, and Professional Capital (with Andy Hargreaves) won the AACTE 2013 Book of the Year and the Grawemeyer Award in Education in 2015. Michael Fullan's latest books are The Principal: Three Keys for Maximizing Impact ; Coherence: The Right Drivers in Action for Schools, Districts, and Systems (with Joanne Quinn); Deep Learning: Engage the Change the World (with Joanne Quinn and Joanne McEachen); Surreal Change: The Real Life of Transforming Public Education (autobiography); and Nuance: Why Some Leaders Succeed and Others Fail. For more information on books, articles, and videos, please go to www.michaelfullan.ca.
"Too often the debate about education sets up a false dichotomy
between rigorous use of data on the one hand and teachers'
professionalism on the other. This book demonstrates triumphantly
that when the two go together, students benefit." -- Sir
"This is a very good book and the Canadian educationalists should be congratulated on producing a high quality piece of work. In general terms it is well laid out and well-presented, making it easy for the reader to access." -- Brent Davies, Professor
"This book is recommened as a professional development tool for anyone interested in using data to improve school achievement. It would be particularly useful as a study guide for teachers and schools focused on learning how to use data effectively to support their work with children in their own classrooms." -- Melanie Tait
"The book sets out to integrate two aspects of school improvement that most think are mutually exclusive: data to improve schools and systems and data to improve the individual child's learning experience. It is a remarkable book as it achieves this challenging task. A great read." -- Brent Davies, Professor Emeritus the University of Hull