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Don't teach the canaries not to sing : creating a school culture that boosts achievement

Author: Robert D Ramsey
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This how-to handbook defines what school culture is, how it works, and why it is critically important, and helps you assess how your school measures up.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ramsey, Robert D.
Don't teach the canaries not to sing.
Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)622280332
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Ramsey
ISBN: 9781412948937 9781412948944 1412948932 1412948940
OCLC Number: 123029572
Notes: "A joint publication [with] National Association of Seconday School Principals."
Description: xv, 158 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: School culture under the microscope : what it is, how it works, and why it's so important --
The many phases and faces of school personalities --
Profile of a healthy school culture that works for everyone --
How do you know it's time to tune your bagpipes? Signs of a toxic school culture --
Assessing the DNA of your school's culture --
Avoiding "fratricide" (death by friendly fire) --
A dresser of sycamore trees : the leader's role in shaping the school's culture --
Don't teach the canaries not to sing : creating a school culture that works for all students --
Use all the gifts (assets) : creating a school culture that works for staff --
The dancing bear metaphor : creating a school culture that works for parents and the community --
A results-oriented work environment (ROWE) : linking culture and achievement --
No deposit, no return : culture building made simple.
Responsibility: Robert D. Ramsey.
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