Engage, Empower, Energize: Leading Tomorrow's Schools Today

Engage, Empower, Energize: Leading Tomorrow's Schools Today

by Robert Dillon


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In an era of high stakes accountability, testing, and standardization in education, Dr. Robert Dillon attempts to bring the student back into the center of the learning. This book is ideal for school leaders and teacher leaders that are searching for a new way to inject fresh energy and ideas into their learning spaces. By placing student engagement and the joy of learning into the center of the conversation, Dr. Dillon is able to showcase how providing students with choice, voice, and authentic audience can allow deeper learning to occur. Throughout the book, readers have the opportunity to journey with a principal as he regains his footing as a leader and begins to moving away from the inertia to just manage his school. In parallel, readers will be presented with ten proven strategies for bringing the quality of learning to their learning spaces that students, teachers, parents, and a community can truly celebrate. Dr. Dillon weaves this story into a vision of what is possible for schools when courage, leadership, and desire to maximize the potential of all students is paramount.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475806861
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/25/2014
Pages: 118
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Dr. Robert Dillon is an innovator and education thought leader, he has helped to bring positive changes to classrooms and schools throughout the country as a teacher, principal, technologist, and consultant. His focus on student engagement and building passion in our student learners remains all the core of his work to real, meaningful systemic change to all of the learning spaces of our interconnected world.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1- Wandering into Safety
Chapter 2- The Roadmap
Chapter 3- A Walk in the Park
Chapter 4- Experiencing Engagement
Chapter 5- Growing a Sustainable School
Chapter 6- Engaging Through Education for Sustainability
Chapter 7- Riding the Wave of Technology Integration
Chapter 8- Infusing Technology Integration
Chapter 9- Throwing Away the Box
Chapter 10-Beyond the Volcano: Excellence Through Project-Based Learning
Chapter 11-Building Connected Conversations Through Systems Thinking
Chapter 12-Seeing in Systems
Chapter 13- The Power of Story
Chapter 14- Engaging Learners Through Story
Chapter 15- The Science Project
Chapter 16- Empowering Citizen Scientists
Chapter 17- Unlocking the Past, Engaging the Future
Chapter 18- Learning Beyond the Classroom
Chapter 19- A Place to Make
Chapter 20- Making Things Better
Chapter 21- Finding The Edge Through Empathy
Chapter 22- Slipping into the Shoes of Others

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