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4%OFFKim Farris-Berg - Trusting Teachers with School Success: What Happens When Teachers Call the Shots - 9781610485104 - V9781610485104
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Trusting Teachers with School Success: What Happens When Teachers Call the Shots

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Description for Trusting Teachers with School Success: What Happens When Teachers Call the Shots Paperback. Num Pages: 254 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JNF; JNKH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 380.
Lately, our nation’s strategy for improving our schools is mostly limited to “getting tough” with teachers. Blaming teachers for poor outcomes, we spend almost all of our energy trying to control teachers’ behavior and school operations. But what if all of this is exactly the opposite of what is needed? What if teachers are the answer and not the problem? What if trusting teachers, and not controlling them, is the key to school success? Examining the experiences of teachers who are already trusted to call the shots, this book answers: What would teachers do if they had the autonomy not ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
254
Condition
New
Number of Pages
254
Place of Publication
Lanham, United States
ISBN
9781610485104
SKU
V9781610485104
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About Kim Farris-Berg
Kim Farris-Berg and Edward J. Dirkswager are fellows at the Center for Policy Studies in St. Paul, Minnesota. Amy Junge is an associate at the Center for Policy Studies in St. Paul, Minnesota. To learn more about the authors, visit their website at www.trustingteachers.org.

Reviews for Trusting Teachers with School Success: What Happens When Teachers Call the Shots
Trusting Teachers comes to us at a critical juncture in the dialogue about the future of education in the United States.  The authors examine what happens when teachers not only receive authority over their individual classrooms, but become a part of the school’s decision making structure.  While many school systems push authority upwards to administration and accountability for results downwards ... Read more

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