30 Reflective Staff Development Exercises for Educators
In this invaluable and unique resource, leadership and organizational development expert Stephen S Kaagan presents a unique guide for educators who enjoy challenging themselves and are eager for new ideas and a fresh perspective of staff development. It promotes individual and collective learning of all participants as they undertake formal staff development while enhancing the success and performance of the entire educational system.
The 30 reflective exercises have been designed to meet the specific needs of educators and include:
} fostering effective change
} developing leadership skills
} identifying and capitalizing on staff assets
} gaining and using new perspectives.
Each of the 30 exercises is described in rich, full detail, including detailed instructions on process, appropriate group size, and contextual cues for best use. Questions for reflection help users explore the "what," the "so what," and the "now what" of issues raised in the exercises. By incorporating reflective exercise into staff development, facilitators and participants will have the opportunity to engage deeply with new ideas and make connections between theory and practice.