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Meaningful conversations : the way to comprehensive and transformative school improvement

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Rowman & Littlefield Education, Lanham, Md., p.239 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB2822.82 .W374 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9731412

Keywords:

School improvement programs--United States

Abstract:

Summary: "Meaningful Conversations invites the reader to the table for a nine-course meal of how the people who earnestly desire high achievement for all students in all American schools can make it happen. Graciously addressing critical issues in contemporary schools, this book offers Conversation Pieces that describe Success Standards for schools and Conversation Points that specifically address the unique responsibilities of district leaders, school leaders, and teachers. The book goes as far as to provide features such as sections to Think About and Discuss, questions to Ask and Discuss, along with scripts as Conversation Starters. For educators that are ready for change in schools, Meaningful Conversations prepares a table before you to feast upon comprehensive and transformative school improvement"-- Provided by publisher.; Summary: "The authors use their collective insight to propose a widespread shift in how educational leaders, school leadership teams, teachers, students, parents, and the community think about and talk about what it takes to improve schools"-- Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng