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Tables of Contents for Taking Small Classes One Step Further
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
List of Contributors
vii
 
Introduction
ix
 
Jeremy D. Finn
Acknowledgment
xvii
 
Section I Lessons Learned About Best Teaching Practices in Small Classes
Teaching Reduced-Size Classes: Lessons for Teachers
3
16
John Zahorik
Alex Molnar
Karen Ehrle
Anke Halbach
Before and After Class Size Reduction: A Tale of Two Teachers
19
32
Cathleen Stasz
Brian M. Stecher
Balancing Breadth and Depth of Content Coverage: Taking Advantage of the Opportunities Provided by Smaller Classes
51
12
Lorin W. Anderson
Students' Sense of Community: Implications for Class Size
63
16
Helen Vrailas Bateman
Section II Implementing and Supporting Small Class Programs
Building a Communication/Dissemination Network to Support Class Size Reduction
79
20
Monica R. Martinez
Carmen G. Arroyo
Professional Development and Support Needs of CSR Teachers
99
20
Gina M. Pannozzo
Jeremy D. Finn
The Varieties of Small Classes and Their Outcomes
119
30
Charles M. Achilles
Jeremy D. Finn
Section III Evaluating Small Class Initiatives
Life at Draper Elementary School: Class-Size Evaluation Lessons
149
12
Patrick Harman
Pauline Egelson
Evaluating the Effects of Statewide Class-Size Reduction Initiatives: The Need for a Systemic Approach
161
18
George W. Bohrnstedt
Brian M. Stecher
Michael Kirst
Design for the Evaluation of the Federal Class-Size Reduction Program
179
8
Mary Ann Millsap
Beth Gamse
Class Size Reduction and Special Education Referrals and Placements
187
18
Edward Wiley
Thomas Parrish
George W. Bohrnstedt
Section IV Teachers' Voices
Teachers Speak Out About Small Classes: A Practitioners Panel Discussion from the National Invitational Conference, ``Taking Small Classes One Step Further''
205
10
Epilogue
215
 
Jeremy D. Finn