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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Garmston, Robert J.
[Place of publication not identified] : Rowman & Littlefield Publ, 2013
|Named Person:||Bruce M Wellman|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert J Garmston
|Description:||1 online resource (pages).|
|Contents:||Foreword; Introduction; Chapter 1: What Is an Adaptive School?; Chapter 2: The Importance of Professional Community; Chapter 3: Developing Collaborative Norms; Chapter 4: Two Ways of Talking That Make a Difference for Student Learning; Chapter 5: Conducting Successful Meetings; Chapter 6: Designing Time-Efficient and Effective Meetings; Chapter 7: The Confident and Skilled Facilitator; Chapter 8: Developing Groups; Chapter 9: Using Conflict as a Resource; Chapter 10: Capacities for School Change; Chapter 11: Community Doesn't Just Happen. Appendix A: Strategies: A Process Tool Kit for Facilitators and Teams ; Appendix B: Norms Inventory: Rating Perceptions of Myself; Appendix C: Norms Inventory: Rating Our Perceptions of Our Group; Appendix D: Personal Seven Norms Assessment; Appendix E: Group Seven Norms Assessment; Appendix F: The Responsibilities Dilemma of the Teacher-Facilitator Person; Appendix G: Contracting for Facilitation Services; Appendix H: The Facilitator's Contracting Conversation; Appendix I: Structuring Conversations About Data; Appendix J: Engaging Others in Collecting and Reporting Data; Appendix K: The Five Stages of Change; Appendix L: Meeting Inventory; Appendix M: Polarity Management: Using Conflict as a Resource; References; Index; About the Authors.|
|Series Title:||Adaptive School.|
Anyone who is building a team, trying to sustain a collaborative group, facilitating a meeting, or participating on a committee will appreciate this set of 'directions,' the practical how-to's of