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Unlocking Group Potential to Improve Schools

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How great groups make great schools

This field book shows educators how to develop group culture, enhance facilitators' skills, and optimize the group's most precious resource--its members. The authors describe how to form working committees, task forces, grade-level, and department teams, and faculties that are more effective and better equipped to resolve complex issues
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Paperback, 258 pages
Published April 19th 2012 by Corwin Press (first published April 17th 2012)
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Donna
Apr 05, 2013 Donna rated it it was amazing
This is a very worthwhile read for all educators! Garmston's focus is on improving student learning by positively developing/enhancing group culture, refining facilitators skills, and equipping groups to resolve complex issues around student learning. This book provides great insights and explicit processes about how groups work. It is well written, uses clear language/concepts and is a very easy read. As I read, I constantly went back and revised many of my own current meeting agendas! I highly ...more
Katie Clark
Oct 21, 2014 Katie Clark rated it liked it
A bit dry to read. Wish it had some more real life examples for interest and understanding. The specific examples that were given where helpful and interesting. I think that this is a book that if I was facilitating a group, I'd go back to.
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Jun 28, 2014 Monique rated it really liked it
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Read this book for a class...you must work in groups to solve most school related issues. Solid research and great foundation for my dissertation.
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