ERIC Number: ED507449
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
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Creating School Cultures that Embrace Learning: What Successful Leaders Do
Thacker, Tony; Bell, John S.; Schargel, Franklin P.
Eye on Education
This book brings together the insight and experience of successful leaders from over 60 schools on the issue of improving school culture--in their very own words. It provides the tools, practices, and examples that will help you in your own effort to improve school culture. Contents include: Acknowledgments; Acknowledgment of Contributing Schools; Introduction; and the following sections: (1) Creating a New Focus; (2) Toxic School Cultures; (3) Setting the Stage for Improving School Culture; (4) The Challenge of Changing a School Culture; (5) Student Achievement in a Positive School Culture; (6) The Human Element of School Culture; (7) Creating a Shared Vision of Excellence; (8) Developing an Instructional Leadership Team; (9) School Culture's Impact on Improving Student Learning; and (10) Improving School Culture.
Descriptors: School Culture, Instructional Leadership, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Academic Achievement, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction, Excellence in Education, Teamwork, Leadership Responsibility
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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