Don't Teach the Canaries Not to Sing: Creating a School Culture That Boosts Achievement / Edition 1

Don't Teach the Canaries Not to Sing: Creating a School Culture That Boosts Achievement / Edition 1

by Robert D. Ramsey
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412948940

ISBN-13: 9781412948944

Pub. Date: 11/01/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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.  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412948944
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
753,462
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface: Why This Title Acknowledgments About the Author Introduction: Culture Shock
1. School Culture Under the Microscope: What It Is, How It Works, and Why It's So Important
2. The Many Phases and Faces of School Personalities
3. Profile of a Healthy School Culture That Works for Everyone
4. How Do You Know It's Time to Tune Your Bagpipes? Signs of a Toxic School Culture
5. Assessing the DNA of Your School's Culture
6. Avoiding "Fratricide" (Death by Friendly Fire)
7. A Dresser of Sycamore Trees: The Leader's Role in Shaping the School's Culture
8. Don't Teach the Canaries Not to Sing: Creating a School Culture That Works for All Students
9. Use All the Gifts (Assets): Creating a School Culture That Works for Staff
10. The Dancing Bear Metaphor: Creating a School Culture That Works for Parents and the Community
11. A Results-Oriented Work Environment (ROWE): Linking Culture and Achievement
12. No Deposit, No Return: Culture Building Made Simple Resource A. FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions Resource B. FSWs: Frequently Stated Worries Resource C. What Others Say About Organizational Culture Resource D. Related Readings: The Short List Index

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