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The Handbook for SMART School Teams. Donald Schon (Schön): learning, reflection and change. Contents: introduction · donald schon · public and private learning and the learning society · double-loop learning · the reflective practitioner – reflection-in- and –on-action · conclusion · further reading and references · links · how to cite this article Note: I have used Donald Schon rather than Donald Schön (which is the correct spelling) as English language web search engines (and those using them!)

Donald Schon (Schön): learning, reflection and change

Often have difficulties with umlauts). Donald Alan Schon (1930-1997) trained as a philosopher, but it was his concern with the development of reflective practice and learning systems within organizations and communities for which he is remembered. Significantly, he was also an accomplished pianist and clarinettist – playing in both jazz and chamber groups. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Ideas from Management Expert Michael Fullan. June 2008 Nothing may be more important in the 21st century than learning to manage change.

Ideas from Management Expert Michael Fullan

In his latest book, “change agent” Michael Fullan draws from decades of experience in international education reform to reveal his own six secrets on managing change. These “secrets” are not so much great mysteries as deceptively simple truths, which, as Fullan says, are hard to grasp in-depth and extremely difficult to act on in combination.

The challenge is to learn them and share them within your organization. 1. One of the ways you love your employees is by creating the conditions for them to succeed. 2. 3. 4. The intent of standardization is not to make work highly repetitive. You can achieve consistency and innovation only through learning in context. Workshops and courses won’t do the trick. 5. The second reason it rules is that transparency is a good thing; in fact, it is essential to success. Effective organizations embrace transparency. 6. All Systems Go: The Change Imperative for Whole System Reform: Michael Fullan: 9781412978736. Translations & Foreign Rights | Permissions “Why do so many educational reforms look promising in a single school and then fail when brought to scale for an entire system?

All Systems Go: The Change Imperative for Whole System Reform: Michael Fullan: 9781412978736

Michael Fullan reminds us that it is neither a lack of knowledge nor the absence of honorable intentions that causes this scenario, but rather a failure of system capacity and coherence. Fullan’s advice is as trenchant for national policy makers as it is for local school leaders and teachers. Corwin: Motion Leadership: The Skinny on Becoming Change Savvy: Michael Fullan: 9781412981316. "Leaders who know the 'skinny' move people to achieve amazing results in a culture of shared ownership.

Corwin: Motion Leadership: The Skinny on Becoming Change Savvy: Michael Fullan: 9781412981316

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The appeal of Motion Leadership in our global quest to improve learning is that it cuts to the core of what 21st-century leadership is all about. "—Avis Glaze, Former Chief Student Achievement Officer of OntarioFounding CEO, Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat, Ontario, Canada "Fresh, lively, succinct. The Fifth Discipline by Peter M. Senge - Society for Organizational Learning North America Inc. Influencer Book - VitalSmarts. The truth is, we all need to be better influencers.

Influencer Book - VitalSmarts

Hardly a day passes that we don’t try to influence others to do something different. We do our best to motivate employees to demonstrate more concern for profitability. We struggle to enable our teams to complete projects on time and on budget. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. Drive is the fourth non-fiction book by Daniel Pink.

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

The book was published on December 29, 2009 by Riverhead Hardcover. In the text, he argues that human motivation is largely intrinsic, and that the aspects of this motivation can be divided into autonomy, mastery and purpose.[1] He argues against old models of motivation driven by rewards and fear of punishment, dominated by extrinsic factors such as money.[2][3] Summary[edit] In his book Daniel Pink has made a 140-character summary of what the book is about, in the style of Twitter. "Carrots & Sticks are so last Century. Another summary was done by RSAnimate, a ten minute video animation adapted from Dan Pink's talk at the RSA.[6] In the book, Pink discusses the advantages of intrinsic, internal motivation compared to the traditional old-school external motivation of fear, money and rewards. References[edit] External links[edit]