Professional Capital Transforming Teaching in Every School

ISBN-10: 0807753327

ISBN-13: 9780807753323

Edition: 2012

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In this latest and most important collaboration, renowned educators, Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan set out a groundbreaking new agenda to transform the future of teaching and public education. Ideas-driven, evidence-based, and strategically powerful, Professional Capital combats the tired arguments and stereotypes of teachers and teaching. It includes action guidelines for classroom teachers, administrators, schools and districts, and state and federal leaders. This is a book that no one connected with schools can afford to ignore.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 3/9/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Michael Fullan is the former Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto . nbsp; He is recognized as an international authority on education reform. nbsp; He is engaged in training in, consulting for, and evaluating change projects around the world. nbsp; His ideas for managing change are used in many countries, and his books have been published in several languages. nbsp; His books, which are widely acclaimed, include Whats Worth Fighting For trilogy (with Andy Hargreaves), Change Forces trilogy, The New Meaning of Educational Change, and Leading in a Culture of Change that was awarded the 2002 Book of the Year Award by the National Staff Development Council. nbsp; His latest books are Change Forces With a Vengeance, completing the Change Forces trilogy, and The Moral Imperative of School Leadership. nbsp; In April 2004, he was appointed Special Adviser on Education to the Premier, and Minister of Education in Ontario .

Preface
Acknowledgments
A Capital Idea
Two Kinds of Capital
The Wrong Strategies
The Right Answers
Competing Views of Teaching
Pinpointing the Problems
Two Visions of Teaching
Flaws in the U.S. Strategy
Conclusion
Stereotypes of Teaching
What Is Teaching?
Teaching as Work
Teaching Today
Conclusion
Investing in Capability and Commitment
Evidence and Experience
Capability
Commitment
Career
Commitment, Capability, and Career
Conclusion
Professional Capital
Professionals and Professionalism
Three Kinds of Capital
Reflective Practice
Conclusion
Professional Culture and Communities
Individualism
Collaborative Cultures
Conclusion
Enacting Change
The Professional Capital Agenda
How Change Occurs
Action Guidelines
Enacting the Future
Notes
Index
About the Authors
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