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Engaging Students : The Next Level of Working on the Work

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780470640081

ISBN10:
0470640081
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/5/2011
Publisher(s):
Jossey-Bass

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Summary

Working on the Work (WOW) offers a motivational framework for improving student performance by improving the quality of school designed for students. In this second edition, author Phillip Schlechty incorporates what he's learned from the field and from the hundreds of workshops he and his organization, the Schlechty Center, have conducted since the book's first publication. WOW is a theory of motivation that tries to answer the question: "What can teachers build into the task and activities they design for students that will increase the prospect which students will find meaning in the tasks assigned?" The guide is filled with practical wisdom.

Author Biography

Phillip C. Schlechty is founder and CEO of the Schlechty Center for Leadership in School Reform. Schlechty is the author of Leading for Learning, Creating Great Schools, Working on the Work, Inventing Better Schools, Shaking Up the Schoolhouse, and Schools for the 21st Century.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Engagement
The Meaning of Engagement
Developing a Classroom Profile
The Framework
Motives and Motivation
The Engagement‚«Űfocused School
An Alternative View of Teaching
Prototypes and Design Specifications
New Roles in our Schools
The Teacher‚«≤s Role: Leader, Designer, and Guide to Instruction
The Principal‚«≤s Role: Leader of Leaders
The Superintendent‚«≤s Role: Moral and Intellectual Leader
Rethinking Accountability
Appendix: A Framework for Reflection and Discussion
Bibliography
Index
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