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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lew Allen; League of Professional Schools.; et al
|Description:||xxvi, 114 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.|
|Contents:||Understanding the framework for school renewal. Why is the framework necessary? What is the framework? How do we decide whether to proceed? How do we begin to define our beliefs? What are the stages in implementing the framework? --
Creating a covenant for teaching and learning. What should a covenant of teaching and learning cover? How do we begin? How do we get the whole school community involved? How do we focus the covenant on teaching and learning? How do we celebrate completing our covenant? How do we move from beliefs to action? --
Designing charter for shared governance. What is the charter? How do we begin? What kinds of decisions should our school community consider? Who participates in the shared governance process? What is included in a charter? Is the charter development process a long one? What are the roles of participants? How do we tell how we're doing? --
Using action research to monitor progress. What is action research used for? What have we learned about action research? How do we begin? How do we go about collecting data? How do we go about analyzing data? How do we communicate our results? --
What do we do next? Applying the lessons of change. What elements make for lasting change? How do we build a collegial school community? Where can we turn for help? What are the real results?
|Series Title:||Jossey-Bass education series.|
|Other Titles:||Renewing your schools|
|Responsibility:||Lew Allen ... [et al.] ; foreword by Carl D. Glickman.|
"Understanding school reform is a daunting task. A Guide to Renewing Your School goes a long way in communicating essential information about reform in a clear-cut manner, with little jargon, making