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School Climate : Measuring, Improving and Sustaining Healthy Learning Environments - H.Jerome Freiberg

School Climate

Measuring, Improving and Sustaining Healthy Learning Environments

Paperback Published: 16th July 2005
ISBN: 9780750706421
Number Of Pages: 244

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Like a strong foundation in a house, the climate of a school is the foundation that supports the structures of teaching and learning. This book provides a framework for educators to look at school and classroom climates using both informal and formal measures. Each chapter focuses on a unique aspect of climate in schools and classrooms and includes instruments that may be used in self-assessment or outside assessments by heads of schools or teachers to judge the health of their learning environment. Combining theory and practice, this collection of well-known and respected contributors share their perspectives on climate. Through case studies, they demonstrate how to measure, improve and sustain healthy learning environments through a number of key educational issues, including: assessment and feedback, classroom profiles, organizational health profiles, teacher professionalism, the participation of parents and community in the learning environment, and the impact of the principal.

Measuring, Improving and Sustaining Healthy Learning Environments
The Role of School and Classroom Climate in Elementary School Learning Environments
Using Informal and Formal Measures to Create Classroom Profiles
Using Learning Environment Assessments to Improve Classroom and School
Organizational Health Profiles for High Schools
Organizational Climate and Teacher Professionalism: Identifying Teacher Work Environment Dimensions
Perceptions of Parents and Community Members as a Measure of School
The Teacher's Lounge and Its Role in Improving the Learning Environment in Schools
The Impact of Principal Change Facilitator Style on School and Classroom Culture
The Phoenix Rises From Its Ashes ... Doesn't It? Sam Stringfield
Three Creative Ways to Measure School Climate and Next Steps
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ISBN: 9780750706421
ISBN-10: 0750706422
Series: Student Outcomes and the Reform of Education Ser.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 244
Published: 16th July 2005
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.11 x 15.49  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1