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EDUC 7221 Leading Research-Based Instructional Practices: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 7221 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Bambrick-Santoyo, P. (2008). Data in the driver’s seat. Educational Leadership, 65(4), 43–46.

Becker, C., & Glascoff, M. (2005). Linking lessons and learning: A technique to improve student preparation and engagement with subject materials. American Journal of Health Education, 36(1), 51–53.

Bell, S. (2010). Project-based learning for the 21st century: Skills for the future. Clearing House, 83(2), 39–43.

Brabec, K., Fisher, K., & Pitler, H. (2004). Building better instruction: How technology supports nine research-proven instructional strategies. Learning & Leading with Technology, 31(5), 6–11.

Conger, J. A. (1991). Inspiring others: The language of leadership. The Executive, 5(1), 31.

Corso, R. (2007) Practices for enhancing children's social-emotional development and preventing challenging behavior. Gifted Child Today, 30(3), 51–56.

Grueber, D., & Chuby, C. (2010). Smelling the chocolate: The perks of modeling habits of mind. Science Scope, 33(8), 57–60.

Loesch, P. (2010). 4 core strategies for implementing change. Leadership, 39(5), 28–31.

McTighe, J., & Brown, J. (2005). Differentiated Instruction and Educational Standards: Is Detente Possible? Theory Into Practice, 44(3), 234–244.

Mesmer, E., & Mesmer, H. (2008). Response to intervention (RTI): What teachers of reading need to know. Reading Teacher, 62(4), 280–290.

Mokhtari, K., Rosemary, C., & Edwards, P. (2007). Making instructional decisions based on data: What, how, and why. Reading Teacher, 61(4), 354–359.

Norman, S. (2010). The human face of school reform. National Forum of Educational Administration & Supervision Journal, 28(1), 1–6.

Perkins, D. (1986). Thinking frames. Educational Leadership, 43(8), 4.

Sharkey, N., & Murnane, R. (2003). Learning from Student Assessment Results. Educational Leadership, 61(3), 77–81.

Tomlinson, C. (2005). Differentiating Instruction: Why Bother? National Middle School Association.

Tomlinson, C. (2005). Traveling the Road to Differentiation in Staff Development. Journal of Staff Development, 26(4), 8–12.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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