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Review of School Culture Recharged: Strategies to Energize Your Staff and Culture, by Steve Gruenert and Todd Whitaker
Oct. 3rd 2017 at 10:15 AM
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Review of School Culture Recharged: Strategies to Energize Your Staff and Culture, by Steve Gruenert and Todd Whitaker, 2017.  Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), paper.

The authors propose a variety of methods and ideas for helping to positively impact and carefully change the culture of the school.  They provide a lot of definitions from the traditional school culture and climate perspective.  They hope to help make …

Review of Culture in School Learning: Revealing the Deep Meaning, 3rd edition, by Etta Hollins.
Oct. 3rd 2017 at 10:15 AM
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Review of Culture in School Learning: Revealing the Deep Meaning, 3rd edition, by Etta Hollins.  New York: Routledge.  2015, paper, 252 pages.

 

Hollins provides a good introduction to some of the cultural realities important for pre-service teachers to consider.  The author discusses many types of cultures, including those that are actually race or ethnicity, those that have to do with the classroom building and community, and those that have to …