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ERIC Number: ED539950
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct-13
Pages: 0
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-9352-4972-6
Developing Connective Leadership: Successes with Thinking Maps[R]
Alper, Larry; Williams, Kimberly; Hyerle, David
Solution Tree
"If our best thinking comes by making connections and building patterns, then what would these patterns look like, and what might they be based on?"--ask the authors. Most importantly, how could they be used? Developing Connective Leadership shows you how Thinking Maps[R] are an efficient and eloquent language that can be used to explore and reveal ideas, thought processes, and intentions. By creating visual representations of thought, leaders create shared understandings and foster connections among staff. Explore how schools have used the Thinking Maps[R] process to create strong collaborative bonds and facilitate shared leadership. As staff members collaborate to construct a shared frame of reference, they are empowered to execute and sustain the school's vision. Benefits include: (1) Offers real-life experiences from school leaders using Thinking Maps[R] for professional development; (2) Identifies eight Thinking Maps[R] used to build connective leadership practices; (3) Suggests how Thinking Maps[R] can be used to reformulate and reconstruct negative or damaging frames of reference; and (4) Discusses how Thinking Maps[R] can energize and inspire insight and solutions.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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