9781412948937

Don't Teach the Canaries Not to Sing : Creating a School Culture That Boosts Achievement

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  • ISBN13:

    9781412948937

  • ISBN10:

    1412948932

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-09-11
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr
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Summary

This how-to handbook defines what school culture is, how it works, and why it is critically important, and helps you assess how your school measures up.

Table of Contents

Preface: Why This Titlep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
About the Authorp. xi
Introduction: Culture Shockp. xiii
School Culture Under the Microscope: What It Is, How It Works, and Why It's So Importantp. 1
The Many Phases and Faces of School Personalitiesp. 9
Profile of a Healthy School Culture That Works for Everyonep. 15
How Do You Know It's Time to Tune Your Bagpipes? Signs of a Toxic School Culturep. 29
Assessing the DNA of Your School's Culturep. 39
Avoiding "Fratricide" (Death by Friendly Fire)p. 51
A Dresser of Sycamore Trees: The Leader's Role in Shaping the School's Culturep. 59
Don't Teach the Canaries Not to Sing: Creating a School Culture That Works for All Studentsp. 73
Use All the Gifts (Assets): Creating a School Culture That Works for Staffp. 85
The Dancing Bear Metaphor: Creating a School Culture That Works for Parents and the Communityp. 105
A Results-Oriented Work Environment (ROWE): Linking Culture and Achievementp. 117
No Deposit, No Return: Culture Building Made Simplep. 127
FAQs: Frequently Asked Questionsp. 133
FSWs: Frequently Stated Worriesp. 141
What Others Say About Organizational Culturep. 147
Related Readingsp. 153
Indexp. 155
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