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Build a community in your school and improve learning outcomes with this one-stop sourcebook that features the latest educational issues, new research-based strategies and activities, and more!

"I was intrigued by the wealth of ideas and information that lead the reader to make their own deductions and formulate their own vision and mission. This is an important step toward school improvement. The book is also very practical and has excellent examples." -- Lyndon Oswald, Principal (07/01/2008)"The case studies, examples, and references to additional sources of information such as Web sites make this an excellent study guide and reference work for leaders who are engaged in the difficult task of building learning communities."--Max Skidmore, Academic Professional"An excellent resource for teacher leaders, administrators, or mentors as a tool for establishing useful collaboration. There are specific examples and tips that can be applied to collaborative groups."--Kandace Klenz, Literacy Teacher (07/01/2008)"Roberts and Pruitt offer practical advice to educators who seek to address one of the greatest obstacles to creating effective schools: how to get school staff to collaborate and learn from each other. Their insights and suggestions are smart, useful, and demonstrate a genuine understanding of how schools work."--Pedro A. Noguera, Executive Director (08/28/2008)"The wealth of ideas and information leads readers to make their own deductions and formulate their own vision and mission. This is an important step toward school improvement. The book is also very practical and has excellent examples."--Lyndon Oswald, Principal (07/01/2008)"Provides aspiring educational leaders with the tools they need to build learning communities among school teachers. The activities are not only creative but allow for the development of complex skills critical to leading and transforming contemporary schools. This is a must-read book for those looking for school-based professional development activities and for those preparing leaders to be change agents in the 21st century."--Hazel M. Carter, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership (09/04/2008)"Roberts and Pruitt have created a guidebook that those in leadership positions can use to successfully implement the learning community model. The activities included skillfully address the issues that teachers and leaders face as they strive to transform their schools into places where learning opportunities for all can be maximized. This book is a storehouse of information with many practical applications and ideas that can be used by those who are engaged in the school improvement process."--Linnea Weiland, Department Chair and Associate Professor (09/04/2008)"Brings a completely different philosophy of schools to the forefront and provides specific strategies and activitiesthat promote the school as a learning community with student learning as a focus."--Sharon Neff, Technology and Literacy Specialist (07/01/2008)""The case studies, examples, andreferences to additional sources of information such as Web sites makethis an excellent study guide and reference work for leaders who are engaged in the difficult task of building learning communities."--Max Skidmore, Academic Professional (07/01/2008)""An excellent resource for teacher leaders, administrators, or mentors as a tool for establishing useful collaboration. There are specific examples and tips that can be applied to collaborative groups."--Kandace Klenz, Literacy Teacher (07/01/2008) "Brings a completely different philosophy of schools to the forefront and provides specific strategies and activities that promote the school as a learning community with student learning as a focus." (Sharon Neff, Technology and Literacy Specialist 2008-07-01)"An excellent resource for teacher leaders, administrators, or mentors as a tool for establishing useful collaboration. There are specific examples and tips that can be applied to collaborative groups." (Kandace Klenz, Literacy Teacher 2008-07-01)"Roberts and Pruitt offer practical advice to educators who seek to address one of the greatest obstacles to creating effective schools: how to get school staff to collaborate and learn from each other. Their insights and suggestions are smart, useful, and demonstrate a genuine understanding of how schools work." (Pedro A. Noguera, Executive Director 2008-08-28)"The wealth of ideas and information leads readers to make their own deductions and formulate their own vision and mission. This is an important step toward school improvement. The book is also very practical and has excellent examples." (Lyndon Oswald, Principal 2008-07-01)"The case studies, examples, and references to additional sources of information such as Web sites make this an excellent study guide and reference work for leaders who are engaged in the difficult task of building learning communities." (Max Skidmore, Academic Professional 2008-07-01)"Provides aspiring educational leaders with the tools they need to build learning communities among school teachers. The activities are not only creative but allow for the development of complex skills critical to leading and transforming contemporary schools. This is a must-read book for those looking for school-based professional development activities and for those preparing leaders to be change agents in the 21st century." (Hazel M. Carter, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership 2008-09-04)"Roberts and Pruitt have created a guidebook that those in leadership positions can use to successfully implement the learning community model. The activities included skillfully address the issues that teachers and leaders face as they strive to transform their schools into places where learning opportunities for all can be maximized. This book is a storehouse of information with many practical applications and ideas that can be used by those who are engaged in the school improvement process." (Linnea Weiland, Department Chair and Associate Professor 2008-09-04)

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  • PDF | 272 pages
  • Corwin; 2nd edition (September 26, 2008)
  • English
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  • Education & Teaching

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  • By Juliet on May 7, 2014

    I used this book for a class that I am taking online and it is a good book with great tips.

  • By dkeane on December 30, 2013

    Provides readers useful information on how to establish and maintain PLCs. Excellent resource for educational leaders. Both teachers and administrators will find this book useful.

  • By School Educator on July 4, 2007

    This is the best book EVER written to assist with understanding the nuts and bolts of school leadership. I have recommended this book to all my colleagues and it is now used as a guide to 85 school principles that I know.


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