Back to School Culture Rewired: How to Define, Assess, and Transform It
Is your school's culture the best it can be? Is it positive, forward-looking, and guided first and foremost by what's best for your students? Regardless of where your school culture is now, you can make it better. Education experts Steve Gruenert and Todd Whitaker explain how and provide a plan of action and tools for improvement, including
- A framework for pinpointing the type of culture you have, the type that you want, and the actions you need to take to bridge the two.
- "Culture-busting" strategies to help teachers adopt positive attitudes, outlooks, and behaviors.
- Instructions on how to create and implement a successful School Culture Rewiring Team.
- Tips for hiring, training, and retaining teachers who will actively work to improve your school's culture.
Whether your school is urban or rural, prosperous or struggling, this ultimate guide to school culture will open your eyes to what's holding your school back, help you start new conversations, and provide you with a vision for a more enriched learning community.
(ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus Member book, Editor's Selection, January 2015) 6" x 9", 170 pages.