Ten Keys to Ready Schools
Shore (1998) describes the attributes of schools that promote readiness
- "Ready schools smooth the transition between home and school.
- Ready schools strive for continuity between early care and education
programs and elementary schools.
- Ready schools help children learn and make sense of their complex and
- Ready schools are committed to the success of every child.
- Ready schools are committed to the success of every teacher and every
adult who interacts with children during the school day.
- Ready schools introduce or expand approaches that have been shown to
- Ready schools are learning organizations that alter practices and programs
if they do not benefit children.
- Ready schools serve children in communities.
- Ready schools take responsibility for results.
- Ready schools have strong leadership." (p. 5)
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