By Michael Fullan
In accordance with Fullan’s paintings with university districts and big platforms within the usa, uk, and Canada, this source lays out a accomplished motion plan for attaining complete procedure reform.
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Extra info for All Systems Go: The Change Imperative for Whole System Reform
Whole-system Deceptive Inadequacies 21 reform is about focusing on fostering and use of complex resources. It is complex, but as we shall see, it is not a mystery. 1. We use them in this chapter to show how current approaches to reform stack up against the criteria. Subsequent chapters flesh out the details of all systems go in action. 1 Elements of Successful Reform 1. A small number of ambitious goals 2. A guiding coalition at the top 3. High standards and expectations 4. Collective capacity building with a focus on instruction 5.
Hundreds of millions of dollars were spent on state-of-the-art facilities, large across-the-board salary raises for all employees, reduced class size, thousands of computers, off-the-shelf programs for at-risk students, before- and after-school programs, the addition of thousands of new employees, and so on. It won’t surprise you to know that all this made no difference in student performance (Hanushek & Lindseth, 2009, p. 53). This example is dramatic but is only different in degree, not kind.
The buddy days focus on literacy and math. The activities developed are kept in a binder for wider sharing and reference about hands-on teaching with mixed age groupings. All activities are assessed in terms of their impact on student engagement and learning. The principal participates as a learner in all sessions, as part of working with teachers in a collaborative way in order to focus the school on high-yield strategies. The we-we commitment that gets generated among the children and the teachers is enormous.