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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.
(ASCD Premium Member book, February 2017) 6" x 9", 200 pages
Based on their exciting work in the field, Kallick and Zmuda map out a transformative model of personalization that puts students at the center and asks them to employ the set of dispositions for engagement and learning known as the Habits of Mind. They share the perspectives of educators engaged in this work; highlight the habits that empower students to pursue aspirations, investigate problems, design solutions, chase curiosities, and create performances; and provide tools and recommendations for adjusting classroom practices to facilitate learning that is self-directed, dynamic, sometimes messy, and always meaningful.
Improving classroom discussion begins with transforming the roles of students and teachers. This guide details crucial teaching practices to help students take a leading role in their learning. Filled with tips, strategies, and examples, this guide can show any teacher how to better help students speak and listen to one another in ways that help them make meaning and increase their understanding.