School Culture Rewired: How to Define, Assess, and Transform It
Your school is a lot more than a center of student learning--it also represents a self-contained culture, with traditions and expectations that reflect its unique mission and demographics. In this groundbreaking book, education experts Steve Gruenert and Todd Whitaker offer tools, strategies, and advice for defining, assessing, and ultimately transforming your school's culture into one that is positive, forward-looking, and actively working to enrich students’ lives. Drawing from decades of research on organizational cultures and school leadership, the authors provide everything you need to optimize both the culture and climate of your school, including
* "Culture-busting" strategies to help teachers adopt positive attitudes, outlooks, and behaviors;
Though often invisible to the naked eye, a school's culture influences everything that takes place under its roof. Whether your school is urban or rural, prosperous or struggling, School Culture Rewired is the ultimate guide to making sure that the culture in your school is guided first and foremost by what's best for your students.
Culture vs Climate
Building Blocks and Subcultures
What Type of Culture Do You Want?
What Type of Culture Do You Have?
The School Culture Survey
To Reveal the Invisible and Start Conversations
The Beat Goes Onor Does It?
How Long Does It Take to Rewire a Culture?