"A timely and insightful resource to help educators enhance student learning and to engage themselves in reflective practice."
—Gerald N. Tirozzi, Executive Director
National Association of Secondary School Principals
"A dynamic and easy-to-use workbook that employs the powerful tool of reflection to help enhance the effectiveness of staff development. Through a sequence of exercises, educators can enrich the working and learning relationships with school colleagues that lead to successful professional development and school improvement."
—Gail Connelly, Executive Director
National Association of Elementary School Principals
Promote individual and collective learning with powerful reflective exercises for staff development!
With the new edition of this best-selling book, leadership and organizational development specialist Stephen S. Kaagan provides a highly focused and practical resource that helps educators improve their professional practices for the benefit of students. 30 Reflective Staff Development Exercises for Educators, Second Edition demonstrates how educators can use the power of reflection to stimulate new ideas, consider creative perspectives, and promote improved teaching and learning.
The author provides innovative ways of enriching regular events such as staff meetings, school improvement team sessions, site-based management meetings, and curriculum planning sessions. The second edition presents 30 engaging, reflective exercises and features:
- A fresh, reader-friendly introduction to the power of reflective exercises for professional growth
- New questions for individual and group reflection that focus on classroom instruction
- A new section on asking thoughtful debriefing questions to help participants engage in deeper learning and understanding
- A revised section showing facilitators how to use the exercises effectively with participants
As a tool for professional improvement, this revised edition is ideal for teachers, counselors, administrators, and staff developers.