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The authors focus on the real-life, nitty-gritty challenges that change leaders face and how to put Fourth Way principles to work promoting student learning and achievement.
Table of Contents
|About the Authors||p. xvii|
|The Crisis of Educational Change||p. 1|
|A Global Education Market||p. 1|
|Theories of Change in Action||p. 4|
|Three Ways of Change||p. 5|
|The Fourth Way Alternative||p. 8|
|Benchmarking or Bench-Pressing||p. 11|
|Cornerstones and Corner Stores||p. 16|
|The Organization of the Book||p. 19|
|The Paradox of Innovation and Improvement||p. 21|
|The Irony of Innovation and Improvement||p. 22|
|The Tragedy of Educational Innovation||p. 24|
|Innovating and Improving Together||p. 26|
|The Second Way: Neither Improvement nor Innovation||p. 29|
|The Third Way: Improvement Without Innovation||p. 33|
|The Third Way Plus: Innovation Without Improvement||p. 39|
|Toward the Fourth Way: Innovation With Improvement||p. 45|
|Finland: Professionalism, Participation, and Persistence||p. 47|
|Professional Capital||p. 49|
|Community and Society||p. 58|
|Singapore: Innovation, Communication, and Paradox||p. 71|
|Teaching and Technology||p. 73|
|Paradoxes of High Performance||p. 79|
|Culture and Communication||p. 87|
|Alberta: Innovation With Improvement||p. 93|
|The Frontier of Change||p. 97|
|The Alberta Initiative for School Improvement||p. 98|
|Innovation With Improvement||p. 105|
|Ontario: Inclusion, Interaction, and Local Diversity||p. 109|
|A Province in Perspective||p. 110|
|Ontario's Special Education Policy||p. 111|
|Theories of Change Substance||p. 113|
|Theories of Change Process||p. 117|
|England: Inspiration, Responsiveness, and Sustainability||p. 133|
|Decline and Recovery||p. 134|
|Leadership for Change||p. 137|
|Leadership Stability and Sustainability||p. 145|
|California: Professional Organizing for Public Good||p. 151|
|The Origins and Theories of Educational Change in Action||p. 154|
|Explaining the Impact||p. 169|
|A Fourth Way Network in a Second Way System||p. 171|
|Pointers for Practice: The Global Fourth Way in Action||p. 173|
|The Six Pillars of Purpose||p. 175|
|The Five Principles of Professionalism||p. 176|
|The Four Catalysts of Coherence||p. 176|
|System Leaders||p. 177|
|School Leaders||p. 185|
|Global Fourth Way Teachers||p. 192|
|Toward the Global Fourth Way||p. 200|
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