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In this latest and most important collaboration, renowned educators, Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan set out a groundbreaking new agenda to transform the future of teaching and public education. Ideas-driven, evidence-based, and strategically powerful, Professional Capital combats the tired arguments and stereotypes of teachers and teaching. It includes action guidelines for classroom teachers, administrators, schools and districts, and state and federal leaders. This is a book that no one connected with schools can afford to ignore.
Andy Hargreaves is the Thomas More Brennan Chair in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College (www.andyhargreaves.com). Michael Fullan is Professor Emeritus of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, of the University of Toronto (www.michaelfullan.ca).
Table of Contents
|A Capital Idea||p. 1|
|Two Kinds of Capital||p. 1|
|The Wrong Strategies||p. 5|
|The Right Answers||p. 7|
|Competing Views of Teaching||p. 10|
|Pinpointing the Problems||p. 10|
|Two Visions of Teaching||p. 13|
|Flaws in the U.S. Strategy||p. 18|
|Stereotypes of Teaching||p. 24|
|What Is Teaching?||p. 24|
|Teaching as Work||p. 29|
|Teaching Today||p. 35|
|Investing in Capability and Commitment||p. 46|
|Evidence and Experience||p. 46|
|Commitment, Capability, and Career||p. 72|
|Professional Capital||p. 78|
|Professionals and Professionalism||p. 80|
|Three Kinds of Capital||p. 88|
|Reflective Practice||p. 96|
|Professional Culture and Communities||p. 103|
|Collaborative Cultures||p. 111|
|Enacting Change||p. 148|
|The Professional Capital Agenda||p. 148|
|How Change Occurs||p. 150|
|Action Guidelines||p. 152|
|Enacting the Future||p. 185|
|About the Authors||p. 220|
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