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Do you wonder why some schools succeed and others struggle? Or why some policies and programs fail to deliver what they promise? This insightful follow-up to School Culture Rewired: How to Define, Assess, and Transform It helps you discover ways to reinvigorate your school’s culture and staff. Specifically, School Culture Recharged clarifies the difference between culture and climate and zeroes in on key school improvement efforts. Learn how to
Supported with practical advice and strategies from this thought-provoking guide, education leaders at all levels will find it easier to understand and to harness the transformative power of school culture.
PRINT BOOK: (ASCD Premium Member book, February 2017) 6" x 9", 200 pages
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In Building Equity, Dominique Smith, Nancy Frey, Ian Pumpian, and Douglas Fisher, colleagues at San Diego’s innovative Health Sciences High & Middle College, introduce the School Equity Taxonomy, a new model to clarify the structural and interpersonal components of an equitable and excellent schooling experience, and the School Equity Audit, a survey-based tool to help school and teacher leaders uncover equity-related issues. Built on the authors’ own experiences and those of hundreds of educators throughout the United States, this book is filled with examples of policy initiatives and practices that support critical standards of equity and high-quality, inclusive learning experiences.
Educator Alexis Wiggins provides a step-by-step guide for the implementation of Spider Web Discussion, covering everything from introducing the technique to creating rubrics for discussion self-assessment to the nuts-and-bolts of charting the conversations and using the data collected for formative assessment. She also shares troubleshooting tips, ideas for assessment and group grading, and the experiences of real teachers and students who use the technique to develop and share content knowledge in a way that’s both revolutionary and truly inspiring.