Evaluation of School Improvement

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The evaluation process should be progressive to incorporate overall planning, implement changes, which contribute to success. In order to focus on school climate and norms, the evaluation design must include the students, instructions, and outcomes to improve communication and building-level concerns to be address in this response. School Climate and Social Norms The school principal, other staff leaders, and personnel set the tone and the climate of the organization. Dr. Hunter indicated the learning environment should be positive, inviting, friendly, clean, and safe. Visitors should feel welcomed as they enter the school building. Dr. Hunter noted positive learning environment celebrates the diversity of the school population. The positive learning environment reflects the culture, belief, and values of the community, which is woven into the fabric of the school curriculum (Nolan, 2008). Dr. Hunter was certain the school represented a learning environment, which accepts and respects the attributes of all races, cultures, ethnicity, socioeconomic, genders, and students with disabilities. Dr. Hunter (personal communication, November 4, 2011), as principal and the administrative staff stated it is essential to the success of this organization and community to develop communication. It is important for the administrative staff demonstrate a spirit of togetherness through the school climate practices and activities as well as model acceptance. Dr. Hunter felt it was important to ensure and encourage knowledge, collaboration, recognition, and value of individual. All students, including students with disabilities, are encouraged to participate in school programs and activities. For example, students participate in the ce... ... middle of paper ... ...t learning and skills. The process of evaluation is continuous to communicate effective ways to address curriculum goals, and be on track to target relevant building-level concerns. Works Cited Goodfellow, T., & Graham, S. (2007). The blog as a high-impact institutional communication tool. The Electronic Library, 25(4), 395-400. doi:10.1108/02640470710779808 Interview. Mr. Hunter of Georgiaville Middle School, November, 2011. Nolan, J. F. (2008). Teacher supervision and evaluation: Theory into practice 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Son, Inc. Oliva, P. (2009). Developing the curriculum for educational management corporation. Garland, TX: Addison Wesley. Wang, S., & Hsua, H. (2008). Reflections on using blogs to expand in-class discussion. TechTrends, 52(3), 81-85. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/223124027?accountid=34899
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