Synopses & Reviews
Performance-Based Education: Developing Programs Through Strategic Planning is a unique resource written for educational leaders who want to successfully restructure and enhance curriculum in schools today. This book provides a plethora of innovative and successful curriculum ideas, including end of chapter applications, case studies, and case discussion questions. Also interspersed throughout the book are tried and true strategies that arm administrators with innovative ideas on meeting state and national standards. This book will help every educational leader who wants to make a difference by: defining the concepts of performance-based education, describing the contracting nature of performance-based education, and unfolding ways to develop and implement performance-based education. This is a much needed, highly informative, and easy-to-read account of performance-based education and change for educational leaders, those teaching educational administration courses, and those aspiring to become educational decision makers. It will provide the knowledge and skills needed to develop and implement a performance-based education program.