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Create a school environment that ensures improvement ideas are more likely to succeed by using the guidelines and strategies from this book.
After the authors present the foundational principles of group decision-making in a collaborative school, they explain the functions that are key to a dynamic school that embraces change and improvement:
Learn how these functions come together to form a learning community that is committed to a continuous improvement cycle.
(ASCD book, 2005) 7" x 9", 168 pages.
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.