8. Getting Started: Creating Schools for All Kinds of Minds

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

Published Online: 20 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269367.ch8

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) Getting Started: Creating Schools for All Kinds of Minds, in Schools for All Kinds of Minds: Boosting Student Success by Embracing Learning Variation, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269367.ch8

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:

  • minds approach;
  • futuristic vision of education;
  • school culture;
  • actionable steps;
  • annual yearly progress

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introducing Learning Strategies is a “Small Win”

  • One Elementary School is Determined to Teach Children How to Learn

  • Learning About Neurodevelopmental Constructs Can Strengthen School Instructional Initiatives

  • One Learning Leader Can Be a Catalyst for School Transformation

  • Learning Leaders Are Adopting New Roles in Schools

  • Ongoing Commitment to Faculty Learning Supports Ongoing Focus on Student Learning

  • Revisiting School Practices and Policies

  • Confronting Current Challenges in Practice While Creating Stories of Optimism