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Improving Schools from Within : Teachers, Parents, and Principals Can Make the Difference - Roland S. Barth

Improving Schools from Within

Teachers, Parents, and Principals Can Make the Difference

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Published: 3rd September 1991
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"A humane blueprint for school reform that--instead of starting with a 'deficiency' model of what teachers can't do and giving them 'inservice' workshops ad infinitum--would build on the educational staff's existing strengths." ?The New York Times Book Review

Barth hows how communication, collegiality, and risk-taking among adults can create an atmosphere of learning and leadership for all.

"A humane blueprint for school reform that--instead of starting with a 'deficiency' model of what teachers can't do and giving them 'inservice' workshops ad infinitum--would build on the educational staff's existing strengths." (The New York Times Book Review)

Foreword.

1. A Crisis of Confidence.

2. Adversaries Within the Schoolhouse.

3. Becoming Colleagues.

4. Building a Community of Learners.

5. Teachers as Learners.

6. Principals as Learners.

7. Learning to Lead.

8. Practice into Prose.

9. Between School and University.

10. Becoming a Community of Leaders.

11. Visions of Good Schools.

12. A Personal Vision.

ISBN: 9781555423681
ISBN-10: 155542368X
Series: Jossey-Bass Education Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 3rd September 1991
Publisher: JOSSEY BASS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.78 x 15.62  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1