Generations at School: Building an Age-Friendly Learning Community

Generations at School: Building an Age-Friendly Learning Community

by Suzette Lovely
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412927285

ISBN-13: 9781412927284

Pub. Date: 02/16/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Helps school leaders cultivate improvement-driven, cross-age learning communities by providing case studies, workplace alternatives, and easy-to-apply strategies to promote cross-generational collaboration.  See more details below

Overview

Helps school leaders cultivate improvement-driven, cross-age learning communities by providing case studies, workplace alternatives, and easy-to-apply strategies to promote cross-generational collaboration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412927284
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/16/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,358,759
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Roland S. Barth
Preface: The Demographic Divide
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. The Generations at Work in Schools
The Perfect Storm
Who's Who? A Snapshot of Four Living Generations
Roadmaps and Aspirations
Conclusion: A Cause Celebre
2. New Rules for the Sandbox
Coloring Within the Lines
From School to Work
The Birth of Organized Labor
Trailblazers, Pioneers, and Indiana Jones
The Neutral Zone
That Was Then, This Is Now
Conclusion: Let Go of the Quo
3. Cross Age Connections in a Learning Community
Intergenerational Chemistry in a PLC
Know Your Lineup
A Case in Point
Conclusion: Ageless Excellence
4. Recruitment Renaissance: Give It to 'Em Their Way
Generational Forecasting
Start Your Own Farm Team
Who's on First?
On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!
Be All That You Can Be
Handle With Care
Conclusion: Become First-Rate
5. Creating Synergy in the Schoolhouse
The Demographic Gulch
Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It's Off to Work We Go
The Synergy Doctrine
Diplomacy: New Word of the Day
Connecting the Dots
Conclusion: Not Too Young, Not Too Old
6. Here Come the Millennials, Ready or Not!
Generational Recycling
Bye-Bye, Breakfast Club
A Special Lot
Safety First!
Oozing With Optimism
Teamwork: Here, There, Everywhere
Conventional Wisdom
Under Pressure
Achievers 'R' Us
When Theory Meets Practice
Conclusion: In Good Hands
7. Meet the Parents
Fly-Overs and Swoop-Ins
Lower the Drawbridge
Outwit, Outlast, Outplay
Mind Your Manners
Different Worlds
Does Your Complaint Policy Make the Grade?
Conclusion: Let's Make a Deal
Resource A: Attracting and Retaining High-Quality Leaders: District Inventory
Resource B: Snag the Best and Bypass the Rest: Behavioral-Based Interview Questions
Resource C: Partnership Teaching Contract Language
Resource D: Synergy Audit: How Generationally Friendly Is Your Workplace?
Resource E: Civility Board Policy
References

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