Making Large Schools Work

Making Large Schools Work

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American schools are undergoing huge changes, among the most significant of which is that their size is increasing rapidly. This book lays out very practical approaches to making our ever-increasingly large schools work more effectively. By closely analyzing the advantages and disadvantages of large schools, the author can provide effective tools and strategies for dealing with them. Shapiro digs away at the foreseen and unforeseen consequences of this rapid escalation of size, and presents practical, tried-and-true strategies for undoing some of the more unfortunate results of this social trend or drift.In Webera#39;s view it pays to be respected and prestigious, in short, to be a reference person. ... French and Raven (1959) added considerably to our understanding of the fields of power, authority, and influence by digging into their sources.

Title:Making Large Schools Work
Author:Arthur Shapiro
Publisher:R&L Education - 2009-10-16


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