1. Understanding Learning as the Core Business of Schools

  1. Mary-Dean Barringer,
  2. Craig Pohlman and
  3. Michele Robinson

Published Online: 20 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269367.ch1

Schools for All Kinds of Minds: Boosting Student Success by Embracing Learning Variation

Schools for All Kinds of Minds: Boosting Student Success by Embracing Learning Variation

How to Cite

Barringer, M.-D., Pohlman, C. and Robinson, M. (2010) Understanding Learning as the Core Business of Schools, in Schools for All Kinds of Minds: Boosting Student Success by Embracing Learning Variation, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269367.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470505151

Online ISBN: 9781118269367

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Keywords:

  • bifocal lens;
  • motivation;
  • intelligence;
  • national association;
  • rapid prototypes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What's Today's School Leader to Do?

  • Lead with a Bifocal Lens to Transform Learning

  • Resist the Pull of the Past

  • Shift from a School Leader to a Learning Leader

  • Create a Series of “Small Wins” for “Big Change”

  • Key Ideas