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The Learning School
A Guide to Vision-Based Leadership



August 1997 | 216 pages | Corwin
This book provides methods that educational leaders can use to develop their personal vision of education, as well as methods for use in developing consensus for shared visions of educational excellence. The book also addresses the conditions of instruction, assessment and support in classrooms and schools that are necessary to implement a vision embracing a particular perpective on education. Specific chapters are devoted to exploring the important roles of educational philosophy and psychology in the development of educational vision.
 
PART ONE: VISION-BASED LEADERSHIP: BEGINNING THE PROCESS
 
Leading with Vision
Why It's So Important

 
 
Exploring Deep Beliefs About Knowledge
The First Step

 
 
Exploring Deep Beliefs About Learning and Teaching
The Second Step

 
 
Understanding Moral Leadership in a Learning Organization
The Third Step

 
 
PART TWO: HOW TO IMPLEMENT VISION-BASED LEADERSHIP
 
Translating Deep Beliefs Into Practice
An Integrated Model

 
 
Achieving Shared Governance of the Learning Community
The Cornerstone of the Learning School

 
 
When Vision Leads
Real-Life Examples

 
 
How to Develop a Vision for Your School or District
 
From the Learning School to the Learning Community

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