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Author Farris-Berg, Kim, 1975-
Title Trusting teachers with school success [electronic resource] : what happens when teachers call the shots / Kim Farris-Berg and Edward Dirkswager ; with Amy Junge.
Publication Info. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, c2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- PART ONE: What would happen if we trusted teachers with school success? -- Introduction. To get high performing schools, maybe it's time to trust teachers. -- Chapter 2. Teacher Autonomy: what it is, who has it, and how it's secured -- Chapter 3. When granted autonomy, teachers choose to operate in ways that emulate the cultural characteristics of high-performing organizations. -- PART TWO: Eight practices autonomous teachers embrace whichare indicative of the cultural characteristics of high-performing organizations -- Chapter 4. Practice #1: Share purpose, which always focuses on students as individuals, and use it as the basis of decisions aimed at school improvement -- Chapter 5. Practice #2: Participate in collaboration and leadership for the good of the whole school, not just a classroom. -- Chapter 6. Practice #3: Encourage colleagues and students to be active, ongoing learners in an effort to everyone's engagement and motivation -- Chapter 7. Practice #4: Develop or adopt learning programs that individualize student learning -- Chapter 8. Practice #5: Address social and discipline problems as part of student learning -- Chapter 9. Practice #6: Broaden the definition and scope of student achievement and assessment -- Chapter 10. Practice #7: Encourage teacher improvement using 360-degree, peer- and self-evaluation methods as well as peer coaching and mentoring -- Chapter 11. Practice #8: Make budget trade-offs to meet the needs of students they serve -- PART THREE:Implementation strategies for those who want to support teacher autonomy -- Chapter 12. It's time to trust teachers. -- Appendixes -- Notes -- Bibliography -- About the Authors.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Teacher participation in administration.
Teaching, Freedom of.
Teachers -- Professional relationships.
School improvement programs.
Added Author Dirkswager, Edward J., 1938-
Farris-Berg, Kim, 1975-
Junge, Amy, 1976-
ebrary, Inc.
Related To Original 9781610485098 1610485092 9781610485104 1610485106 1610485114 (DLC) 2012020475
ISBN 1610485114 (electronic bk.)
9781610485111 (electronic bk.)
9781610485098 (hardback)
1610485092 (hardback)
9781610485104 (paper)
1610485106 (paper)
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