This book, an accessible resource for busy practitioners, is a unique hybrid of two genres. As a qtourist guide, q it shows you how to prepare for the journey, what to pay attention to upon arrival, and how to deal with the unexpected. As a qconsumer reportq, it helps you identify some of the best tools and sources about change, access useful information about the change process, and find information about the strengths and challenges of various strategies. Thorough and comprehensive, it offers essential information about how to form leadership teams, identify high stakes problems, build commitment, create a school-wide vision and establish school-wide goals, handle setbacks, maintain the vision and sustain change, and evaluate and assess comprehensive school change. Also included is a section called qPorts of Call, q which provides sources of information to help you implement comprehensive school reform at your site.How can you resist a book with the title Navigating Comprehensive School Change? ... Inturn, criticalideas andsteps areformulated involving: getting started (Chapter 2); building commitment (Chapter 3); achieving implementation ( Chapter 4); sustaining change(Chapter 5); and ... howtobuild commitment whiledealing with dissatisfaction, problem-solving during implementation, how to keep going, andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Navigating Comprehensive School Change|
|Author||:||Robert Everhart, Thomas Chenoweth|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-12-04|