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The Shaping School Culture Fieldbook

3.83  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
When the bestselling books Shaping School Culture and The Shaping School Culture Fieldbook were first published, Kent D. Peterson and Terrence E. Deal described the critical elements of school culture--the purposes, traditions, norms, and values that guide and glue the community together. The authors showed how a positive culture makes school reform work and the companion ...more
ebook, 284 pages
Published January 4th 2011 by Jossey-Bass (first published April 25th 2002)
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Jan 12, 2015 Jontanner rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Good overview of "what is culture," the positive and negative aspects common to schools, and potential solutions. The authors argue that in the current climate demanding increased performance for schools, principals should focus more on culture than on short-term solutions, since culture is necessary for implementing other long-term solutions.
The book provides a wealth of examples and activities that can be easily used by a principal to assess, change (if necessary), and maintain, the culture o
Sep 26, 2008 Jacki rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This is a good book that helps you analyze the culture of your school and they key points that will help build a great culture within your school.
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Jan 13, 2012 Barbara Lovejoy rated it it was amazing
This is a TERRIFIC book to start using now to develop the culture we want at Esperanza, our charter school.
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