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Educational LeadershipSummer 2017 / Volume 74, Number 9Gearing Up for Change
Working With Change in SchoolsAnthony Rebora
Double TakeNews, resources, and numbers of note.
Making Progress Possible: A Conversation With Michael FullanNaomi ThiersTo achieve true reform, this expert on school change argues, we need to infuse collaborative professionalism throughout schools.
When Classroom Practice Meets Education PolicyKim GreeneMeet five teachers who’ve taken it on themselves to step out of the classroom and advocate for improvements in schools.
To Drive Change, Realign Your ResourcesKaren Hawley Miles and Melissa GalvezTo meet new challenges, schools must learn to use people, time, and money more strategically.
How to Keep Mutiny from Sinking Your Change EffortLee Ann JungAdopting a norm of “disagree and commit” allows schools to try out promising new practices even if some teachers harbor doubts.
Managing Change—Before It Drives You Out of TeachingDavid B. CohenFocusing on a few well-chosen goals each year can help you protect your passion.
Empowering Teachers to Respond to ChangeAriel SacksWith high levels of flux expected, schools must set up structures that help teachers share their best thinking and manage change effectively.
Staying Centered in a Compliance-Driven WorldAnn Mausbach and Kim MorrisonPrincipals need to make student learning the centerpiece of school reform efforts. How can district leaders help?
How the Hack Mindset Can Foster Innovation in SchoolsMark Hofer and Lindy L. JohnsonSchools leaders can cultivate deeper learning by making small, experimental shifts.
Educators Need Grit Too!Thomas R. HoerrHow can we build a schoolwide culture that encourages everyone to learn from failure and persist through difficulties?
A Turnaround Success StoryChuck Salina, Suzann Girtz, and Joanie EppingaOne key to a school’s remarkable improvement? Building trust through one-on-one conversations.
Planting the Seeds of Change (Literally)Brad RumbleA Los Angeles principal empowers his students by helping them bring the natural world back to their school grounds. Includes photo galleries.
Educational Leadership Themes for 2017-2018