Charting the Voyage Toward a Community of Leaders and Learners
Meetings are one of the few times that the faculty is together. When structured well, they become the royal road to creating a community of leaders and learners. This groundbreaking resource offers both a vision and map: It charts the course to building positive staff relationships, ongoing professional development among faculty, and empowers your faculty to make wise decisions.
Section 1: Building Relationships shows you how to improve staff relationships, build powerful staff teams, create community, and develop collaborative skills.
Section 2: Developing as Professionals shows you how to use a range of structures as an integral part of meetings to foster staff development and model improved classroom teaching.
Section 3: Making Decisions provides specific, step-by-step structures and procedures to make informed, collaborative decisions.
Section 4: Leading Meetings is your insider’s guide for creating a true community of leaders and learners.
This tabbed binder includes tons of blacklines to use immediately in any meeting, learning logs, meeting scenarios, and hints. It is the product of 15 years of development and field testing. Everything in this rich resource has been tried and proven. Finally, everything you need to set sail with your faculty on an enriching and fun adventure toward a community of leaders and learners. 536 pages.
- Exciting, ready-to-do classroom activities
- 11 Cooperative step-by-step structures with hundreds of content ideas
- Fosters a caring community of active learners
- Each student celebrates the diversity of every other classmate
- Over 120 reproducibles
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Charting a CourseSection 1: Building Relationships
Chapter 2: Relationships, Relationships, Relationships
Chapter 3: Structures for Building Teams
Chapter 4: Structures for Building Community
Chapter 5: Structures for Developing Collaborative Skills
Chapter 6: Initiative Tasks
Chapter 7: Cooperative GamesSection 2: Developing as Professionals
Chapter 8: Learning to Learn Together
Chapter 9: Structures for Professional Development
|Section 3: Making Decisions
Chapter 10: It’s Time to Decide
Chapter 11: Structures for Decision MakingSection 4: Leading Meetings
Chapter 12: Setting Sail: Toward a Community of Leaders and LearnersSection 5: Resources and References
Chapter 13: Resources
Chapter 14: References