A School for Each Student: High Expectations in a Climate of Personalization [NOOK Book]

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With real stories from real schools, this book offers an alternative vision of school improvement. Instead of a one-size-fits-all approach, author Nelson Beaudoin presents practical strategies which put students first. The real-life examples in A School For Each Student place students at the center of the equation and treat them as individuals who are born to learn. Written as a resource for professional development, this book study tool provides a refreshing look at the possibilities of student and educators. ...
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A School for Each Student: High Expectations in a Climate of Personalization

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Overview

With real stories from real schools, this book offers an alternative vision of school improvement. Instead of a one-size-fits-all approach, author Nelson Beaudoin presents practical strategies which put students first. The real-life examples in A School For Each Student place students at the center of the equation and treat them as individuals who are born to learn. Written as a resource for professional development, this book study tool provides a refreshing look at the possibilities of student and educators. Also featured are the 12 R’s, which include being Reflective, Rigorous, Respectful, Responsive, Resilient, and more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317924739
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/6/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 152
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Meet the Author iv

Preface vii

How To Use This Book x

Introduction xii

Chapter 1 It Is About Them 1

A School for Each Student 3

The Magic Is in Them 5

Learning by Doing 8

Start Small 10

Making a Contribution 13

Getting Students To Care 17

Chapter 1: Discussion Questions 19

Chapter 2 Opportunities for Voice 21

Raising Student Voice and Participation: The RSVP Model 28

Voice In the Classroom 32

Democracy at Work 38

"It Is About Them" Revisited 41

Chapter 2: Discussion Questions 43

Chapter 3 What Matters Most 45

A Persuasive Profession 47

Keep Each Candle Burning 50

You Are Just Getting Started 53

Three Gifts In One 57

The Wallop of Time 62

The Other Side of Education 66

Chapter 3: Discussion Questions 69

Chapter 4 Teaching and Learning 70

Ongoing Reflection 73

Three Grant Goals That Worked 75

Communities Of Practice (CoP) 79

Learning Communities 84

Traits of Quality Teachers 86

Classroom Management 89

Chapter 4: Discussion Questions 93

Chapter 5 The 12 Rs: Joining a Team 95

Joining a Team 109

Chapter 5: Discussion Questions 110

Chapter 6 A Wider Perspective 113

The Snake Was Wrong 114

Change and Change Again 117

Work From a Context 121

Finding Our Way 124

Choose Your Attitude 127

Hope Flourishes 130

Watch Out for the White Water 132

Chapter 6: Discussion Questions 134

References and Readings 135

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