Leveraging the Impact of Culture and Climate: Deep, Significant, and Lasting Change in Classrooms and Schools (School Improvement Ideas for Driving Ch

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Together, culture and climate can make or break your school improvement efforts. Authors Todd Whitaker and Steve Gruenert help educators understand how to leverage culture and climate to drive deep and lasting change. Learn how to assess current culture, address climate issues, combat challenges, and work toward a collaborative school community dedicated to achieving high levels of learning for all.

Rely on this book's effective school improvement strategies for creating a collaborative culture in schools:

  • Understand the commonalities and differences between school climate and school culture.
  • Identify the characteristics of specific types of classroom cultures for self-assessment and improvement in creating a positive classroom climate.
  • Learn how to assess the values and beliefs of educators at the classroom and school levels.
  • Discover your school's capacity for culture change using a step-by-step process.
  • Consider how the elements of climate and culture influence school effectiveness and school improvement efforts.

Contents:
Introduction: How Culture and Climate Can Improve Schools
Chapter 1: How to Define School Culture
Chapter 2: Differences Between Culture and Climate
Chapter 3: Elements of Climate
Chapter 4: Classroom Cultures
Chapter 5: The Culture Scorecard
Chapter 6: The Capacity to Change
Chapter 7: How to Assess School Culture
Chapter 8: The Necessity of Culture Change
Chapter 9: A Closer Look at Values
Chapter 10: Not the Perfect Culture, the Right Culture
Epilogue
References and Resources
Index

ISBN: 9781952812897

ISBN-10: 9781952812897

Publisher: Solution Tree

Publication Date: 10/08/2021 - 12:00am

On Sale: 10/08/2021 - 12:00am

Pages: 176

Language: English

Categories

Classroom Management

Decision Making & Problem Solving