American Schools: The Art of Creating a Democratic Learning Community
by Sam Chaltain
In American Schools, Sam Chaltain interweaves the leading ideas from the education, business, and scientific communities to outline a framework for leadership that helps educators and organizational leaders create the optimal conditions for transformational change. By pairing a rich theoretical framework with the stories of communities that have, over several years, tried...more
Hardcover, 184 pages
Published November 16th 2009 by R&L Education
(first published 2009)
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I loved this book. Even as I was reading it, it gave me insights (and the all important good quotes) for a number of educational issues that are in the forefront for me at the moment. It made me wish I had that great facility that a dear friend has to recall pithy and appropriate quotes on any topic once she's read a book... and recall them long after my memory of a book has faded to the headline and outline. Everybody involved in education should read this book.