36 tools for building spirit in learning communities

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Corwin Press, Apr 28, 2006 - Education - 173 pages
Through inspiring, yet practical concepts and interactive, step-by-step processes, Williams provides the tools educators need to revitalize and transform the culture of their schools.

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Contents

Implementing Participative Processes
11
Illuminating Visible Achievements
35
Developing Common Understanding
57
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About the author (2006)

Bruce Williams has more than thirty five years of international consulting experience, and is noted for his expertise in group facilitation and in planning and team building methodologies. Williams' specialty is facilitating participative, interactive group workshops whether they are focused on strategic planning and consensus building or instructional methodologies for the classroom. He has conducted successful workshops on brain compatible learning and school change facilitation, and he frequently presents in the areas of cooperative learning, higher order thinking skills, and authentic assessment. With seven years' experience in teaching English as a second language in Japan and Korea, Williams is highly experienced in working with diverse populations. Thirty-six years' experience in adult training also make him a valuable resource in facilitating school change. In addition to conference workshops in 2002 in Australia and New Zealand, he has been invited three times to present workshops for teachers in Singapore. In April of 2004, Williams was the keynote speaker for 400 principals and teachers in Beijing.

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