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Creating a Positive School Culture: How Principals and Teachers Can Solve Problems Together

Creating a Positive School Culture: How Principals and Teachers Can Solve Problems Together

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About the Authors
1. Understanding the Different Experiences of Teachers and Principals
2. Creating an Environment for Change
3. Typical School Culture Problems and Their Effects
4. When Serious Problems Divide the Staff
5. Changing Staff Habits Without Conflict
6. Preventing Problems and Creating a Climate of Support
7. Practices That Support a Caring School Culture
8. Working With Parents and Volunteers
Conclusion: Questions and Answers
Resource A: Glossary
Resource B: Staff Development Activities
Resource C: Summary of School Climate Problems and Practices That Prevent Them
Resource D: Job Satisfaction Survey
Resource E: Teacher Survey
Resource F: Principal Interview Protocol
`This book is outstanding. It addresses a definite need in schools today and will be very effective in helping people understand some of the school climate-related issues. If educators understand problems and their causes and have potential methods of solving them, only good can come from it' - Charles F Adamchick, Jr, Teacher/Educational Consultant, Blairsville High School and Learning Sciences International Blairsville, PA

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Autor: Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin
ISBN-13: 9781412904919
ISBN: 1412904919
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 224
Gewicht: 422 g
Format: 235x152x17 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin, Maureen E. Taylor
Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin, Ph.D. is the Training Director of the Narrative Therapy program at Bay Area Family Therapy Training Associates (BAFTTA) where she supervises the counseling of doctoral interns in schools from three school districts in Silicon Valley, California. In her private practice, she enjoys working with young people, their families, and their schools, on a wide variety of issues. Marie-Nathalie values bringing forth people's own wisdom and knowledges, through respectful, creative, and collaborative conversations. She has published numerous professional articles, has been featured in several magazines such as the California Educator and Educational Leadership, and is known internationally for her entertaining, thought provoking, and inspiring workshops. She was recently invited to produce three videotapes with Alexander Street Press (one which is specifically on school work).
Marie-Nathalie has won several grants and awards, with the most recent one focusing on the effectiveness of narrative therapy based group activities. She is the author of several successful books such as Working with groups to enhance relationships (1998), Responding to the culture of bullying & disrespect: New perspectives on collaboration, compassion and responsibility (2004, 2009); Creating a positive School Culture: How principals and teachers can work together (2004); and the popular paperback for parents, teachers, and therapists titled The SKiLL-ionaire in Every Child: Boosting Children's Socio-Emotional Skills Using the Latest in Brain Research (2010) (sample at skillionaire.org). She has been the recipient of several prestigious awards such as a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada grant (SSHRC), a Canadian Foundation for the Advancement of Research grant (FCAR), the John F. Kennedy University best psychology professor award (JFKU), and more recently the Shine A Light narrative research fund (SAL).

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Autor: Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin
ISBN-13:: 9781412904919
ISBN: 1412904919
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.07.2004
Gewicht: 422g
Seiten: 224
Sprache: Englisch
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Sonstiges: Buch, 235x152x17 mm