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The Sharp Edge of Educational Change: Teaching, Leading, and the Realities of Reform
     

The Sharp Edge of Educational Change: Teaching, Leading, and the Realities of Reform

by Nina Bascia
 

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ISBN-10: 0750708646

ISBN-13: 9780750708647

Pub. Date: 11/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Sharp Edge of Educational Change conveys the realities of reform as they affect educators' practice. The collected chapters each focus on particular current reform and reveal the technical and logistical complications, social and political dynamics, cognitive disjunctures and limitations, and emotional demands of reform. In so doing, they provide new and

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The Sharp Edge of Educational Change conveys the realities of reform as they affect educators' practice. The collected chapters each focus on particular current reform and reveal the technical and logistical complications, social and political dynamics, cognitive disjunctures and limitations, and emotional demands of reform. In so doing, they provide new and rich conceptual perspectives on the contemporary nature of teachers' and administrators' work in classrooms, schools and other educational settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750708647
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Series:
Education and Change Development Ser.
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

I - Introduction 1.Teaching and Leading on the Sharp Edge of Change Nina Bascia and Andy Hargreaves 2.The Attrition of Educational Change Over Time: The Case of 'Innovative', 'Model', 'Lighthouse' Schools Dean Fink Succession: 3.Leadership Succession, Cultures of Teaching and Educational Change Robert B. Macmillan Stratification: 4.Change Agentry and the Quest for Equity: Lessons form Detracking Schools Jennifer Oakes, Amy Stuart Wells, Susan Yonezawa and Karen Ray 5.Changing Classroom Assessment: Teachers' Struggles Lorna Earl and Steven Katz Resistance: 6.The Impact of Mandated Change on Teachers Beverly Bailey III - Contexts of Change: 7. Gender Politics in School Reform Amanda Datnow 8.In the Margins: The Work of Radical minority Immigrant Teachers Nina Bascia and Dennis Thiessen Leadership: 9.Changing School in a Changing World Benjamin Levin and J. Anthony Riffel 10.IV- Prospects for Change - Field Partnerships: Wayne Seller and Lynne Hannay Social Movements: 11.A Social Movement for Educational Change? Andy Hargreaves

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