Harnessing the Power of Resistance: A Guide for Educators

Harnessing the Power of Resistance: A Guide for Educators

by Jared Scherz
     
 

ISBN-10: 1930556764

ISBN-13: 9781930556768

Pub. Date: 02/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book provides rare insights about interpersonal relationships in schools. Most school and classroom leaders view resistance as a hostile threat. But this book shows you how to use it and harness it for school success.In this book, you'll see how resistant people can poison staff meetings, harm relationships with parents and students, and complicate evaluations…  See more details below

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This book provides rare insights about interpersonal relationships in schools. Most school and classroom leaders view resistance as a hostile threat. But this book shows you how to use it and harness it for school success.In this book, you'll see how resistant people can poison staff meetings, harm relationships with parents and students, and complicate evaluations and observations. You'll recognize the various types of people who resist – the “swallower”, the “projector”, the “reflector”, the “deflector”, etc.This book describes how educators typically deal with resistance – by overpowering it, avoiding it, or circumventing it. But author Jared Scherz goes further and suggests productive ways of harnessing its potential.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781930556768
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
145
Product dimensions:
60.00(w) x 87.50(h) x 5.00(d)

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