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The dark side of school reform : teaching in the space between reality and utopia

Author: Jeffrey S Brooks
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006.
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The Dark Side of School Reform directly engages some of the more difficult aspects of working as an educator in a public school. This book investigates what it means to teach, lead, and live during times of ongoing and intense change and offers insights which might help committed professionals better serve the needs of students as they seek to implement their own reforms in the ever-shifting organisations public  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brooks, Jeffrey S., 1970-
Dark side of school reform.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
(OCoLC)622258555
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey S Brooks
ISBN: 1578862817 9781578862818 1578863058 9781578863051
OCLC Number: 61361529
Description: xxiii, 199 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The school day is fast and the school year is faster! --
Add duties, add responsibility, add rigmarole --
Teaching as an everyday ambiguity : who is doing what, where, when, why and how? --
The "old guard" versus the "new way" --
Snake charmers in the star chamber --
Strangers in a strange school : isolated teachers, siloed departments, fractured faculty --
There's no "I" in the word "school" --
Distraction + disorientation = disaffection --
Leading with smoke and mirrors : of misty missions, vague values, and floating philosophies --
Coda or refrain? : reforming again, and again, and again, and again --
Teaching in the space between reality and utopia.
Responsibility: Jeffrey S. Brooks.
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