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Adaptive School A Sourcebook for Developing Collaborative Groups

ISBN-10: 1442223995
ISBN-13: 9781442223998
Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $72.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/13/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 354
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
What Is an Adaptive School?
Learning From the New Sciences
The History of School Change
"Thing" and "Energy" Models of the World
Adaptive, Not Adapted
Schools Are Nonlinear Dynamical Systems
How Schools Become Adaptive
This Book Teaches New Songs
The Importance of Professional Community
The Elements of Professional Community
Developing Teachers' Professional Communities
Organizational Capacities for Adaptivity
The Languishing High School
Professional Capacities for Adaptivity
The Four "Hats" of Shared Leadership
Marshaling the Energy for Changing Schools
Simple Rules Govern Complex Behavior
Developing Collaborative Norms
The Four Group-Member Capabilities
Promoting a Spirit of Inquiry
The Seven Norms of Collaboration
Working With Grace in a Culture of Advocacy
Developing Personal and Group Skills With the Seven Norms of Collaboration
Two Ways of Talking That Make a Difference for Student Learning
Conversation and Deliberation
The Path of Dialogue
The Path of Discussion
Professional Community
Conducting Successful Meetings
Talking to Decide
The Four Success Structures
Conclusion
Designing Time-Efficient and Effective Meetings
How to Use This Chapter
Design Matters
The Principles of Design
Drafting a Design
Agenda Formats
Posing Problems for Groups to Work On
The Confident and Skilled Facilitator
Facilitation Compared to Other Leadership Roles
The Four Currents of Facilitation Management
The Five Cs: The Qualities of a Good Facilitator
Facilitation Stages
The Role of the Citizen Facilitator in Small Groups
Developing Confidence as a Facilitator
The Seven Habits of Ineffective Facilitators
Conclusion
Developing Groups
Deep to Surface Structure
The Premises of Group Development
The Six Domains of Group Development
Assessing the Six Domains
A Systems Approach for Developing Groups
An Intervention Model
Nested Levels of Learning
The Indelible Importance of Identity
Changing Beliefs and Challenging Mental Models
Applying the Principles of Nested Learning
Five Special Capabilities: Where to Intervene
Group Development: Ways to Intervene
Using Conflict as a Resource
What Is Conflict?
Addressing the Sources of Conflict
learning From Social Psychology
10 Energy Traps
How to Double Your CQ (Conflict Quotient)
Capacities for School Change
The Organizational Capacities for Adaptivity
The Professional Capacities for Adaptivity
A World of Both-And
Community Doesn't Just Happen
The Principles of Community
Widening Our View
Appendix
Strategies: A Process Tool Kit for Facilitators and Teams
Norms Inventory: Rating Perceptions of Myself
Norms Inventory: Rating Our Perceptions of Our Group
Personal Seven Norms Assessment
Group Seven Norms Assessment
The Responsibilities Dilemma of the Teacher-Facilitator Person
Contracting for Facilitation Services
The Facilitator's Contracting Conversation
Structuring Conversations About Data
Engaging Others in Collecting and Reporting Data
The Five Stages of Change
Meeting Inventory
Polarity Management: Using Conflict as a Resource
References
Index
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