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Building a Schoolhouse, Volume 1

Building A Schoolhouse, Vol. 1 explores practices that lie at the heart of excellent schools. This user-friendly guide presents foundational principles necessary for success in schools and in classrooms. Building A Schoolhouse is about people – students, teachers, parents, and principals and their interactions. This book will assist educators and parents in creating and enhancing schools that are known for their student-centered focus, excellence in teaching, shared leadership and emphasis on individual growth and mutual respect.


  • The skill and depth of a leader are measured in the small ordinary encounters and events that crowd each school day as well as in the high-level, serious decisions and complex interactions that occur when working in such a person-rich environment. Ch. 2, Leadership

     

  • The pressures for accountability are great; the expectations high; the outcomes life changing. Ch. 6, Accountability

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Building a Schoolhouse, Volume 2 - available in August, 2008

Building a Schoolhouse, Vol. 2 invites readers to create a new view of life in their classrooms and schools. This book offers educators different perspectives with which to approach each day, encouraging them to ask probing questions and make perceptive observations. Engaging in dialogue with peers, improving skills, reflecting upon their vision and remembering why they love teaching gives teachers and administrators an opportunity to renew their passion for teaching and leading. See yourself and your job with expanded vision, opening to unique ideas and far-reaching possibilities. Dare to be remarkable!


  • Every school has a certain pulse, a rhythm that is present on a daily basis. The astute principal takes that pulse every day. Ch. 5, Loyalty
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  • Classrooms are like caldrons filled with ideas, dreams, personal agendas, emotions, uncertainties, exploration, fears and personal connections – all bubbling in the pot, stirring up new combinations of alliances based on similarities as well as differences. Ch. 4, Community

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Building a Schoolhouse: Volume 2

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Building Trust Within Schools CD

Do you spend time in the car on your way to and from work?

Make good use of this valuable time by learning how to build trust in your classroom and school.

The CD, “Building Trust Within Schools” is the first in a series of CD’s that will be available over the next several months. There are six tracks on this CD, including a story of an adventure where trust played a role, a discussion about trust and strategies and action steps. This material is excerpted from Building a Schoolhouse, Vol. 1.

In this CD, you’ll learn how trusting relationships between teachers build powerful partnerships in improving education. Schools where trust exists are centers of possibility and growth.

Also, learning thrives in environments that build trusting relationships, which pave the way for excellent teaching by teachers and achievement by students. Trust finds its home in relationships.

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