Implementing change through learning : concerns-based concepts, tools, and strategies for guiding change
Keywords:Educational leadership--United States, School improvement programs--United States
Contents: Introduction -- Six strategies: moving from adoption to full implementation -- Innovation configurations: creating a vision of the change -- Stages of concern: understanding individuals -- Levels of use: using innovations.; Summary: Lead successful, lasting reform in your school or district! There's no doubt about it: real educational reform happens one school at a time, one classroom at a time. No matter what change your school or district is facing, this definitive book shows how to involve teachers and staff as partners, every step of the way. Shirley Hord and Gene Hall are highly acclaimed experts on K-12 change management with their Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM), a rigorously field-tested approach that has benefitted schools and districts for more than two decades. Now this respected team, joined by co-author James Roussin, shares their hands-on techniques with you in this practical guide. This complete change management program enables you to Understand, predict, and address educator concerns and reactions that may arise during the change process Use a series of powerful Learning Map activities to guide and support individuals and teams to navigate their own change efforts successfully Promote collaboration and learning throughout a change initiative, transforming skeptics into supporters Experience the CBAM model in action through a running case study Implementing Change Through Learning offers realistic, people-centered strategies that help you develop trust and credibility with all teachers and staff involved, setting a foundation for reform that lasts.
Physical Description: xxi, 143 pages : illustrations ; 28 cmLB2822.82 .H6665 2013 1 STACKS