The Shaping School Culture Fieldbook / Edition 2

The Shaping School Culture Fieldbook / Edition 2

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by Kent D. Peterson, Terrence E. Deal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787996807

ISBN-13: 9780787996802

Pub. Date: 07/27/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Since the previous editions of Shaping School Culture and its "how-to" complement, The Shaping School Culture Fieldbook, were published, new challenges have surfaced—especially regarding issues of standards-based testing, school accountability, and student achievement. The second edition of The Fieldbook provides 'hands on' tools to help school leaders think

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Since the previous editions of Shaping School Culture and its "how-to" complement, The Shaping School Culture Fieldbook, were published, new challenges have surfaced—especially regarding issues of standards-based testing, school accountability, and student achievement. The second edition of The Fieldbook provides 'hands on' tools to help school leaders think through and implement a 'culture building' process. Featuring 50 field-tested exercises and activities (over 25% new), it includes major new material on "toxic" environments with specific action steps for identifying and transforming a dysfunctional school culture. This is an essential guide for educational leaders at every level of management, as they wrestle with current staffing and accountabilty challenges.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787996802
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/27/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Sales rank:
519,171
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

The Authors.

1. Introduction and Organization of the Fieldbook.

PART ONE: INTERPRETING SCHOOL CULTURE.

2. The Importance of Culture.

3. Vision and Values: The Bedrock of Culture.

4. Ritual and Ceremony: Culture in Action.

5. History and Stories: The Importance of the Past.

6. People and Relationships: The Informal Network.

7. Architecture, Artifacts, and Symbols: The Visual Scene.

PART TWO: TRANSFORMING SCHOOL CULTURE.

8. Healing Toxic cultures-Action Strategies.

9. Eight roles of Symbolic Leaders.

10. Final Thoughts.

References.

Index.

Bios.

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