Todayas educational system is frozen in time, stuck in traditions of the past. Transforming Ice Age Schools: A Practical Guide for School Leaders will resonate with educational leaders, especially site principals, who are looking to transform their schools to reflect the educational world needed for today. Unlike the many theoretical books on this topic, this book offers insights about the discreet steps leaders might take to transform learning. A metaphor of a glacier is carried throughout the book to provide guiding principles of how to chip away at the mammoth educational system we have inherited and prepare students to be globally competent. Noteworthy features of this book include: Research-based strategies Practical ideas for immediate use In time reflection in every chapter and application of ideas presented A user-friendly guide to personalize the work Spotlights on real-time success An appendix for continued application Authors currently in the field conducting this workYet careful examination of glaciers reveals that, although nothing happens for a long time, once glaciers reach a critical depth and thickness, they begin to shift and are ... Ages, an agrarian calendar with planned summers off to work in fields, and a bell system much like those found in factories, ... 3 Ch01. A Call to Action.
|Title||:||Transforming Ice Age Schools|
|Author||:||Leighangela Brady, Lisbeth Johnson|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2014-11-10|