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Unleashing the Positive Power of Differences free pdf Author Jane Kise applies the tools of polarity management to four contemporary educational reform debates: * The math wars * Highly effective teachers/teacher evaluation (accountability and teacher development/support) * Deep and wide curricula * Proficiency and student engagement Chapters based on each of these topics discuss the polarity, following "See it. Map it. Tap it." The "see it" section provides an engaging history of each pole. In "map it", the upsides and downsides of each pole are discussed, including key research and stories from schools or educators who have tried each pole. "Tap it" brings together the ideas from experts on each pole regarding warning signs that the polarity is swinging out of balance as well as action steps to manage it well. The book also guides readers in applying polarity management to their local contexts and includes case studies, group exercises, facilitation instructions, and PD activities.

About Jane A. G. Kise

Jane A. G. Kise, Ed. D., is an educational consultant, specializing in teambuilding, coaching, and professional development. She is also the author or coauthor of over 20 books, including Differentiated Coaching: A Framework for Helping Teachers Change- Differentiated School Leadership: Effective Collaboration, Communication and Change Through Personality Type- Intentional Leadership- and LifeKeys: Discover Who You are. She holds an MBA in finance from the Carlson School of Management and a doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of St. Thomas, both in Minnesota. Kise has worked with diverse organizations across the United States and in Saudi Arabia, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Her clients include Minneapolis Public Schools and various public and private schools, The Bush Foundation, NASA, Twin Cities Public Television, and numerous other institutions. She is a frequent workshop speaker and has presented at Learning Forward, ASCD, NCTM, NCSM, World Futures, and Association for Psychological Type International (APTi) conferences, including keynoting in Paris, Berlin, Sydney and Auckland. Kise's research on coaching teachers for change received several awards. Her research on patterns in Jungian type and how students approach mathematics became a TEDx talk. She is a faculty member of the Center for Applications of Psychological Type and a past president of APTi.

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Author : Jane A. G. Kise
Publisher : SAGE Publications Inc
Data Published : 21 January 2014
ISBN : 145225771X
EAN : 9781452257716
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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